Take action

1. Write to your Councillor to ban high-carbon advertising Councils in Somerset, Norwich and Liverpool have taken steps to ban ads for high carbon products such as polluting cars, SUVs, airline flights and fossil fuel companies. If you want to see change in your local area to exclude harmful ads, you can write to your…Continue reading Take action

At What Cost?

At What Cost? – The impacts of advertising and consumerism on human, community and planetary well-being How to use international law to challenge human rights violations and climate impacts, caused by excessive consumption and advertising. This comprehensive advocacy tool reveals how advertising promotes excessive and unhealthy consumption, indirectly causes climate and ecological degradation, and directly…Continue reading At What Cost?

International human rights treaty articles and examples of rights violated by advertising and consumerism

Human rights and the environment are negatively impacted by advertising and consumerism in multiple direct and indirect ways. Furthermore, environmental impacts are closely linked to human rights impacts, and these are further explored below. The direct and indirect impacts of advertising on human rights and the environment: Multiple articles in human rights treaties provide protection…Continue reading International human rights treaty articles and examples of rights violated by advertising and consumerism

Signs of progress

Any advert in a public space that gives you no choice whether you see it or not is yours. It’s yours to take, re-arrange and re-use. You can do whatever you like with it. Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head. …They have re-arranged the world…Continue reading Signs of progress