A Comprehensive Proposal for a Stronger Accountability Framework for Environmental Outcomes
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The proposal is aimed at changing the political dynamics of decision-making through comprehensive ex ante setting of environmental outcome objectives and targets, together with strengthened ex post monitoring and reporting. Specifically, changes are proposed to the Environmental Reporting Act 2015 alongside the more effective integration of environmental management in government strategy, policy-making and the budget cycle.
Speaker: Murray Petrie is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Governance and Policy Studies. A former Treasury official, for the last 20 years he has been an international consultant on public financial management and fiscal transparency, and a civil society activist in NZ for transparency and good governance. He is Lead Technical Advisor for the Washington DC-based Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency, a multi-stakeholder initiative comprising governments, CSOs, and international financial institutions.