ASA raps environmental groups

Complaints against advertisements by Friends of the Earth (FoE) and Greenpeace have been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). FoE was held to have exaggerated the scarcity of mahogany trees and the number of deaths among Brazilian Indians as a result of logging. And the ASA found that there was no conclusive evidence to back Greenpeace's claim that marine chemical pollution is reducing human sperm counts and penis size.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content



Prices on request

  • Full access to for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits