Monitoring Alcohol Marketing MARK – a tool for NGOs Published by FORUT  Text: Carina Ferreira-Borges, in collaboration with the Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy (STAP).  Contacts: Dag Endal, Øystein Bakke, Please appropriately reference and cite document contents if utilised in other publications and materials. Can be downloaded Link to report     

  Posted on Feb 1 ’18, in Alcohol Industry, Alcohol Norm, Corporate Consumption Complex, Obstacle To Development, Policy, Sustainable Development Civil Society Concern Regarding The Global Fund Partnering With Heineken To: Hon. Mrs Aida Kurtovic, Chair of the Board Hon. Mr Peter Sands, Incoming Executive Director Hon. Mrs Marijke Wijnroks, Interim Executive Director The Global Read More →

By Lindsay Bennett | 8 January 2018 Snapchat is “disappointed” that Diageo has chosen to suspend all its advertising on the platform after UK ad watchdog ruled the alcohol giant didn’t take sufficient care to ensure that a Captain Morgan ad didn’t reach minors. A Snapchat spokesperson tells AdNews that is disagrees that Diageo was Read More →

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation has commended the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) for the ban on alcohol advertisement, effective January 2018. It described the move by the FDA as bold and courageous, and said even though it was long overdue it would help reduce the exposure and alcohol use, especially Read More →

Alcohol brands are beefing up their online presence. Even if they steered clear of digital marketing for quite long for various reasons such as advertising and restrictions, alcohol brands are quickly catching up. Social networks, mobile applications or virtual communities- alcohol brands are making inroads to the digital realm. The nature of digital marketing itself Read More →

December 12, 2017  A brewery must change the can design for one of its beers after it was deemed “too attractive” to children. Newport’s Tiny Rebel had a complaint made about its Cwtch beer, which features a cartoon bear and graffiti. Alcohol industry standards body the Portman Group ruled it breached packaging and marketing codes. Read More →