German Council for Sustainable Development evaluates the Peer Review on Germany's Sustainable Development Policies

After having subjected the Peer Review report 'Sustainability – Made in Germany' to close scrutiny, the German Council for Sustainable Development has issued an opinion in which it concludes that the report represents a strong plea for a new start in sustainability policy.

In brief, the Council

  • affirms that all recommendations put forward in the report merit in-depth evaluation by the German Federal Government and should also be addressed in Parliament;
  • agrees in particular with those recommendations aiming to achieve better coordination and the enhancement of impact through improved implementation; and
  • considers the Peer Review as the appropriate tool for improving the self-regulation of sustainability policy.

To read the full opinion piece, please click here.