New ICC online course

On 1 February 2018, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) released a new online course on Global Principles for Ethical Marketing and Advertising. Developed in partnership with the INSEAD business school, it covers fundamental...

New edition of the SRO Guide

On 12 December 2017, the International Council for Ad Self-Regulation (ICAS) released the third edition of its International Guide to Developing a Self-Regulatory Organization. The 58-page report is a source of reference on Advertising...

ASA South Africa joins ICAS

Today, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) of South Africa officially became the 29th member of the International Council for Ad Self-Regulation (ICAS). The ASA is an independent self-regulatory body which has been safeguarding consumers and protecting...

Ad Self-Regulation explained

Explaining Advertising Self-Regulation in 1 minute? This is now possible thanks to a short animated video developed by the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) together with its sister organization EASA. Available on YouTube, the video...

Ministers call for aligned Standards

On 8 November 2017, Ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) issued a joint statement instructing government officials “to continue working on aligning advertising standards” and recognizing “the benefits, effectiveness and efficiency of public...

ICAS extends reach to the Middle East

On Friday 6 October 2017, the Advertising Business Group (ABG), the Dubai-based Self-Regulatory Body, officially became the 28th member of the International Council for Ad Self-Regulation (ICAS). ICAS is a global platform which promotes...

Promoting Ad Standards with APEC

On 23 and 24 August 2017, around 60 delegates attended a Conference on Advertising Standards held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, under the auspices of APEC, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation. The...

ICAS gains five new members

Meeting in Athens, Greece, for their first Annual General Meeting since the decision to launch a new, independent platform in October 2016, members of the International Council for Ad Self-Regulation (ICAS) adopted several key...

The new ICAS is launched!

Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, on 26 October 2016, representatives of the advertising industry and of Self-Regulatory Organisations (SROs) from across the globe decided to launch a new International Council for Ad Self-Regulation (ICAS) to...