Industry issues

Industry issues - Highlights

Industry issues

  1.    LATAM mapping: Regulatory efforts to restrict food marketing in Latin America
    Food marketingSelf-regulationMarketing to childrenMarketing law

    LATAM mapping: Regulatory efforts to restrict food marketing in Latin America

    This mapping provides an overview of the latest regulatory developments and industry commitments in Latin America.

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  2.    Food Marketing to Kids - Heatmap
    Digital policyFood marketingMarketing to childrenMarketing law

    Food Marketing to Kids - Heatmap

    An overview of regulatory pressures across the world on food and non-alcoholic beverage marketing to children. Last update:…

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  3.    DSA task force Meeting Overview (June 2020)
    Digital policyMarketing law

    DSA task force Meeting Overview (June 2020)

    The WFA DSA task force met on 10 and 23 June 2020 to discuss the Digital Services Act.

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  4.    WFA Global Privacy Map
    Digital policyData collection & privacy

    WFA Global Privacy Map

    An overview of data protection & privacy regulation in key markets. Last updated: June…

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  5.    It’s time for action
    Gender & diversity

    It’s time for action

    WFA CEO, Stephan Loerke, explains why our industry must address diversity and inclusion in the content it produces as well as…

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  6.    Data Ethics Board meeting overview (June 2020)
    Digital policyData collection & privacy

    Data Ethics Board meeting overview (June 2020)

    Overview of the Data Ethics Board meeting held on 23 June 2020.

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  7.    Why marketers must embrace ethical data use
    Digital policyData collection & privacy

    Why marketers must embrace ethical data use

    To coincide with the launch of the world’s first guide on data ethics for brands, Data Ethics – The Rise of Morality in…

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  8.    Advertisers demand transparency and clarity around platforms’ content policies
    Brand safetyBrand safety

    Advertisers demand transparency and clarity around platforms’ content policies

    Statement by WFA CEO, Stephan Loerke

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  9.    Joint WFA-TIE position: product placement under the revised AVMSD
    Marketing to childrenMarketing law

    Joint WFA-TIE position: product placement under the revised AVMSD

    A joint position paper with Toy Industries of Europe offering recommendations for the transposition of the revised Audiovisual Media…

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  10.    The EU Digital Services Act: what is it and why is it relevant to advertisers?
    Digital policyMarketing law

    The EU Digital Services Act: what is it and why is it relevant to advertisers?

    WFA has developed a brief summary of the Digital Services Act package which outlines why it is important for advertisers, alongside…

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  11.    RAC Programme Meeting Overview (May 2020)
    Digital policyFood marketingMarketing to childrenGender & diversityMarketing law

    RAC Programme Meeting Overview (May 2020)

    Overview of the Responsible Advertising and Children (RAC) Programme meeting held remotely on 27 May 2020.

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  12.    UN Women and WFA call on the industry to fight racism and inequality
    Gender & diversity

    UN Women and WFA call on the industry to fight racism and inequality

    Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, and Stephan Loerke, CEO, WFA, issue a joint…

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