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Article B9 – Social and environmental sponsorship

Both sponsors and sponsored parties should take into consideration the potential social or environmental impact of the sponsorship when planning, organising and carrying out the sponsorship.

Any sponsorship message fully or partially based on a claim of positive (or reduced negative) social and/or environmental impact should be substantiated in terms of actual benefits to be obtained.
Parties to the sponsorship should respect the principles set out in the ICC Business Charter for Sustainable Development (Available on ICC website).

Any environmental claim made with respect to the sponsorship should conform to the principles set out in chapter E, Environmental Claims in Marketing communications.


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