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Over the past few years, a number of major brands have pledged not to airbrush or otherwise doctor the bodies of the models in their marketing campaigns. According to new research by associate professor Rachel Rodgers, knowing that the models agreed to be photographed without being airbrushed was enough to boost customers’ confidence in their own bodies.
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The road map, set to be released Friday by consulting firm Accenture PLC and the Ethics Institute at Northeastern University, says ethics committees are well-suited for convening experts and developing standards used in making decisions on complex ethical questions. The report offers guidance on how…