Tagged: UK

Think of me as Evil?: Opening the ethical debates in advertising

This report argues that modern advertising’s impact on British culture is likely to be detrimental to our wellbeing, and may well exacerbate the social and environmental problems that we collectively confront. The balance of evidence points clearly in this direction. The standard defences of the advertising industry can be summarised in three assertions, which, taken together, reflect the main industry...

Simple & Painless: The limitations of spillover in environmental campaigning

The comfortable perception that global environmental challenges can be met through marginal lifestyle changes no longer bears scrutiny. The cumulative impact of large numbers of individuals making marginal improvements in their environmental impact will be a marginal collective improvement in environmental impact. Yet we live at a time when we need urgent and ambitious changes. If those in government, business...