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Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS)

Canada Current 2010

The (FSDS) fulfils the requirements of the Federal Sustainable Development Act (the Act), passed by Parliament in 2008, by rendering environmental decision-making more transparent and accountable to Parliament.

Issuer name

Sustainable Development Office Environment Canada

More information

The FSDS establishes a framework for sustainable development planning and reporting with three key elements: 1) An integrated, whole-of-government picture of actions and results to achieve environmental sustainability; 2) A link between sustainable development planning and reporting and the Government’s core expenditure planning and reporting system; and, 3) Effective measurement, monitoring and reporting in order to track and report on progress to Canadians.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Public organizations / agencies

Industry scope

All/none specified

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Climate & GHG emissions, Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services, Pollution, Environmental Compliance & Risk, Water

Status

Current

Country

Canada

Region

North America

Date of publication

2010

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Other e.g. action plan, strategy, programme, voluntary initiative

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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