3rd April 2022. From The New York Times The article is written by Ericka Andersen as a guest essay. There have been a lot of jokes and memes about pandemic drinking by women, but the fact is that in the past two decades, women have often turned to alcohol more than they did in the Read More →

April 5th, 2022 by Jayshendra Karunakaren, Analyst. From ISS ESG. Media coverage throughout 2021 has reported that the zero- and low-alcohol beverages market is booming. In fact, zero – and low-alcohol drinks have increasingly featured at Christmas and New Year gatherings. According to the 2021 IWSR Drinks Market Analysis, consumption of zero-alcohol beverages, defines as containing Read More →

March 12th from SAFER Move. According to “A technical report on the harmful use of alcohol related to cross-border alcohol marketing, advertising and promotional activities, including those targeting youth and adolescents” developed by the World Health Organization, alcohol is “a commodity of concern to public health.” Alcohol marketing methods are expected to boost alcohol expenditure, and Read More →

Overview Exposure to alcohol marketing increases the acceptability of drinking alcohol, at an earlier age of onset and influences drinking behaviours, including heavy episodic drinking. The digital ecosystem provides opportunities for marketing companies to position increasingly covert advertising. These new advertisements target individual consumers based on the data that has been gathered about them, allowing Read More →

In a new analysis published in The Lancet Global Health, Pepita Barlow and colleagues reveal the global scale of alcohol industry attempts to disrupt national public health policies, deploying arguments—many employing motifs used for decades to fight tobacco control—in high-level World Trade Organization (WTO) discussions.  The authors found that more than half (55·2%) of the Read More →