The Committee followed up on new systems introduced by the Government to embed sustainable development in policy-making and operational performance, since the Committee published two reports in this area in January and May 2011. This covers Defra/Cabinet Office scrutiny of departments Business Plans, the development of new 'SD Indicators', new 'Greening Government Committment' targets for departments and new guidance on policy evaluation.
Previous sustainable development reports by the Committee:
Embedding sustainable development across government
Embedding sustainable development: the Government's response