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  1.    WFA Guide to EU Cookie Guidance
    Digital policyMarketing law

    WFA Guide to EU Cookie Guidance

    An overview and comparison of cookie guidelines issued by data protection authorities in different EU countries.

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  2.    How collaboration between marketing and sustainability can be a force for good

    How collaboration between marketing and sustainability can be a force for good

    Collaboration across various functions is critical for success and sustainability is no different, says Preeti Srivastav, Group…

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  3.    Benchmark: Sustainability & Marketing Consultants

    Benchmark: Sustainability & Marketing Consultants

    WFA member benchmark on recommended sustainability and marketing consultants.

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  4.    Benchmark : Recommended integrated creative agencies & overview of compensation for pitch submissions
    Agency managementAgency remuneration & contracts

    Benchmark : Recommended integrated creative agencies & overview of compensation for pitch submissions

    WFA member benchmark covering 1) recommended integrated creative agencies & 2) high level overview of compensation model for…

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  5.    Four major multinationals and 22 national advertiser associations rally behind WFA’s Planet Pledge
    Brand reputation

    Four major multinationals and 22 national advertiser associations rally behind WFA’s Planet Pledge

    Drinks companies Asahi Europe & International, Carlsberg Group and Pernod Ricard as well…

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  6.    Five CMOs with five post lockdown tips
    Brand purposeBrand reputationDigital transformationMarketing capabilitiesOrganisation & structure

    Five CMOs with five post lockdown tips

    Leading global marketers share five back-to-school tips with WFA’s Better Marketing Pod with David…

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  7.    This can be marketing’s time. You just need to earn it.
    Marketing capabilitiesMarketing operations

    This can be marketing’s time. You just need to earn it.

    As brands and economies recover, there’s an opportunity for marketers to shine but they must get some basics right first, says…

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  8.    Planet Pledge Leaders' Forum - Meeting Overview

    Planet Pledge Leaders' Forum - Meeting Overview

    An overview of the inaugural meeting of the Planet Pledge Leaders' Forum held remotely on 2 September 2021.

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  9.    Capability gaps creating significant challenges for large advertisers, WFA research
    Media governance

    Capability gaps creating significant challenges for large advertisers, WFA research

    eCommerce, measurement, transparency, in-housing and ESG are all areas where current performance and capability fails to match…

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  10.    Walking the talk on climate change

    Walking the talk on climate change

     Laura Baeyens, WFA's communications manager, shares on the WFA team’s sustainability journey and making the…

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  11.    WFA response to the WHO consultation on the first draft of the Global Alcohol Action Plan 2022-2030
    Alcohol marketingAgency remuneration & contracts

    WFA response to the WHO consultation on the first draft of the Global Alcohol Action Plan 2022-2030

    The global action plan looks to to strengthen the implementation of the Global Strategy to Reduce the Harmful Use of…

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  12.    Food Marketing to Kids - Heatmap
    Food 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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  13.    In conversation with four marketing stars for the future
    Brand purposeBrand reputation

    In conversation with four marketing stars for the future

    WFA worked with industry publication The Drum to identify this year’s Future 50, the best new marketing talent from around the…

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  14.    In the spotlight: Indonesian Advertisers Association’s Eka Sugiarto

    In the spotlight: Indonesian Advertisers Association’s Eka Sugiarto

    Meet Eka Sugiarto, President of APPINA and Head of Media at Unilever Indonesia & SEAA

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  15.    WFA Policy Tracker
    Digital policyAd blockingAlcohol marketingFood marketingSelf-regulationValue of advertisingMarketing to childrenMarketing law

    WFA Policy Tracker

    WFA's EU Policy Tracker provides an update on all latest developments and WFA activities regarding the most relevant EU legislative…

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  16.    AVMSD transposition: State of play and key implications for advertisers
    Marketing to childrenMarketing law

    AVMSD transposition: State of play and key implications for advertisers

    An overview of ongoing Audiovisual Media Services Directive transposition processes and the implications for advertisers.

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  17.    Briefing: New Mexican media transparency law
    Media governanceMarketing law

    Briefing: New Mexican media transparency law

    A new Mexican Media Transparency Law was published in the Federal Official Diary on April 30th, 2021 and goes into effect in early…

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  18.    The Media Capability Gap
    Media governanceMarketing operations

    The Media Capability Gap

    A research report on the anatomical structures and priorities of the client-side media department.

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  19.    A look back at Cannes 2021
    Creativity

    A look back at Cannes 2021

    Cannes is the annual celebration of all that is good about marketing and advertising. This year’s awards were virtual but that…

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  20.    Learning from the Sourcing Board
    Marketing procurement

    Learning from the Sourcing Board

    Three WFA Sourcing Board members share on how they are going about positioning marketing procurement as a vector of growth and a…

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  21.    The Evolution of Data-Driven Marketing: Preparing for Digital Media’s Privacy-first Future
    Brand safetyBrand safetyData-driven marketing

    The Evolution of Data-Driven Marketing: Preparing for Digital Media’s Privacy-first Future

    A curated list of WFA resources to inform and shape your strategy

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