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At What Cost? The impacts of advertising and consumerism on human, community and planetary well-being This comprehensive advocacy guide reveals how advertising promotes excessive and unhealthy consumption, indirectly causes climate and ecological degradation, and directly and indirectly impacts human rights. The report also highlights a currently missed opportunity – using the international human rights framework…Continue reading Our Reports

ASA Report: Too close for comfort - A look into the Advertising Standards Authority and the case for more controls on advertising

New report exposes failures of advertising regulator, ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has come under fire for weak and slow enforcement of advertising rules, and for being in the pockets of the ad industry, in a new report out this week. The hard-hitting report analyses data on complaints to the ASA, revealing that only 22% of complained-about adverts are investigated and only…Continue reading New report exposes failures of advertising regulator, ASA