ICAS supports the first-ever global diversity and inclusion census

The International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) is delighted to join and support the first-ever global industry census launched by WFA, together with agencies associations VoxComm and EACA, Campaign, Kantar, Cannes Lions, Advertising Week and The Effies. The global census, which according to WFA represents the biggest ever global cross-industry collaboration of the marketing and advertising industry, is designed to provide hard data on the people who are working in the profession. The survey will assess where the global advertising and marketing industry is in relation to diversity, equity and inclusion…

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ICAS announces the winners of the 2021 Global Awards

On 15 June 2021, the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) announced the winners of its second edition of the ICAS Global Awards. The objective of the ICAS Awards is to reward initiatives that contribute to responsible marketing practices and a more effective and impactful self-regulatory system.  Four categories of Awards were open to the ICAS Self-Regulatory Organization network members. All entries were reviewed, and winners selected by an international independent jury of self-regulatory experts, chaired by Ms Angela Mills Wade, Executive Director, European Publishers Council. The other jury members…

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ASA Chief Executive appointed as President of ICAS

ASA Chief Executive Guy Parker has been elected as the new President of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS), the post on their website is below: We are delighted to announce that our Chief Executive, Guy Parker has been elected as the new President of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) following its Annual General Meeting on 7 May 2021. Guy will carry out this role alongside his ongoing leadership of the ASA. He will be supported by a renewed and expanded Executive Committee whose priority will be…

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ICAS members adopt Charter

Members of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) have adopted a Charter to strengthen advertising self-regulation globally by committing to enhance cooperation, coherence and consistency – for the benefit of global consumers and businesses. The Charter was adopted at the ICAS Annual Meeting on May 7, 2021.  ICAS is a global platform that promotes responsible advertising through effective advertising self-regulation. It brings together a network of Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs) from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and North & South America as well as global associations representing the advertising industry (WFA, IAA, EPC,…

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The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland joins the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) as full member

Since ICAS was formally launched in October 2016, the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) has been an associate member and a strong supporter of this international network. ICAS members are now delighted that the ASAI joins ICAS as a full member, becoming thus more involved in ICAS and its governance. The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland is the independent self-regulatory body set up and financed by the advertising industry and committed, in the public interest, to promoting the highest standards of marketing communications. For 40 years, the ASAI has ensured…

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