Airline misleads Euros football fans with pitchside greenwash

A greenwashing advert in Wembley Stadium during UEFA Euros 2020 has prompted the latest call for the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to crack down on greenwashing, including at major sporting events. Advertising and sponsorship in sport was brought into the spotlight recently, when Ronaldo raised eyebrows and lowered Coca-Cola’s market value by moving two bottles…Continue reading Airline misleads Euros football fans with pitchside greenwash

Relief as new digital ad screen at busy Bristol junction is refused at appeal

“The large electronic form with LED technology and changing images, would be substantially more distracting than the existing numerous print-based advertisements.” More than 230 Bristol residents who objected to a proposed digital screen on Bedminster Down Road were relieved to hear that the ad company’s appeal was dismissed last week. The giant screen, which had been…Continue reading Relief as new digital ad screen at busy Bristol junction is refused at appeal

What do Bristol’s local election results mean for the city’s Adscape?

With the 2021 local election results in, we reflect on what the change in Bristol’s political landscape means for corporate advertising on our streets In the run-up to the elections on May 6th, Adblockers got busy emailing local election candidates in wards across Bristol with two key questions: 1. Will you support a new planning…Continue reading What do Bristol’s local election results mean for the city’s Adscape?

Chevron misleads consumers through advertisements portraying ‘green’ credentials and racial inclusion

“The world’s second biggest polluter shouldn’t be allowed to advertise that they’re good for the environment” Adblock Bristol has lodged a formal complaint against oil giant Chevron Corp with the UK’s advertising regulation body, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in protest against the company’s misleading and greenwashing advertisements. Chevron’s latest marketing campaign has ignited backlash…Continue reading Chevron misleads consumers through advertisements portraying ‘green’ credentials and racial inclusion