Industry issues

Industry issues - Highlights

Industry issues

  1.    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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  2.    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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  3.    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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  4.    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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  5.    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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  6.    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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  7.    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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  8.    PAG Meeting Overview (May 2020, Brussels)
    Digital policyFood marketingMarketing lawData collection & privacy

    PAG Meeting Overview (May 2020, Brussels)

    Meeting overview, presentations and briefings from WFA’s Policy Action Group (PAG) meeting on 26th May 2020 in Brussels.

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  9.    WFA submission – Singapore PDPA consultation
    Digital policyData collection & privacy

    WFA submission – Singapore PDPA consultation

    WFA’s submission to the public consultation on amendments to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act.

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  10.    Webinar: GDPR and online advertising - what next?
    Digital policyData collection & privacy

    Webinar: GDPR and online advertising - what next?

    This webinar offers an overview of key GDPR developments related to online advertising, including latest status and expected next…

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  11.    Data collection in the crosshairs as kids’ screen time soars
    Marketing to children

    Data collection in the crosshairs as kids’ screen time soars

    With children's screen time on the rise during the lockdown, concerns around their exposure to marketing and data collection…

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  12.    Webinar: The case for greater diversity and inclusion in marketing
    Gender & diversity

    Webinar: The case for greater diversity and inclusion in marketing

    What can brands do to step up their diversity and inclusion efforts?

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