Accountability

In ethics and governance, accountability is answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and the expectation of account-giving. As in an aspect of governance, it has been central to discussions related to problems in the public sector, nonprofit and private (corporate) and individual contexts. In leadership roles, accountability is the acknowledgment and assumption of responsibility for actions, products, decisions, and policies including the administration, governance, and implementation within the scope of the role or employment position and encompassing the obligation to report, explain and be answerable for resulting consequences. In governance, accountability has expanded beyond the basic definition of "being called to account for …

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WRI · 3 October 2022 English

This paper discusses a roadmap for growing more trees outside forests across India. It analyzes the main public policies that incentivize landholders to embrace agroforestry and other approaches to growing …

of farm- grown timber. This can strengthen accountability and traceability of ToF produce. Certifications


DPG · 23 September 2022 English

DPG is deeply committed to the growth of India’s national power and purpose, the security and prosperity of the people of India and India’s contributions to the global public good. …

Rights at Work (1998), encouraging corporate accountability on labour law violations and public engagement inclusiveness, transparency, the rule of law, accountability and promoting labour rights are deemed essential


Amnesty International · 22 September 2022

The ruling should serve as another reminder that accountability for the most serious crimes has no expiration date.


TCF · 21 September 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a clarion call on health equity—the lack of true accountability measures for ensuring equitable solutions in the health policy response to the pandemic only served to delay


PPI · 21 September 2022 English

The Biden Administration and the Democratic-controlled Congress have earned plaudits for enacting unprecedented funding for clean energy incentives and climate protection. These include provisions in the bipartisan infrastructure law (IIJA), …

on NEPA Analyses” (United States Government Accountability Office, April 2014), https://www.gao.gov/assets/gao-14-369



WBCSD · 20 September 2022 English

In June 2022, Stockholm+50 brought together public and private players to promote new thinking and innovation that links climate, nature and equity. It represented an opportunity to connect climate action …

Synthesis Report 12 What Needs to Happen Accountability and transparency There is a need for an architecture equity. This will allow for product-level accountability so the consumer can see environmental credentials flagged up the need for higher levels of accountability and transparency across the value chain. There society and business-driven initiatives for accountability and transparency on contractual and financial to net zero emissions. Yet, there are few accountability and transparency initiatives that exist to


SWP · 20 September 2022 German

to human rights UN OHCHR, 07.09.2022, 2 S. [...] The Marikana Massacre: Repair and Corporate Accountability 10 Years On Malose Langa, Hugo Van Der Merwe, Modiege Merafe, Jordi Vives-Gabriel Centre for

The Marikana Massacre: Repair and Corporate Accountability 10 Years On Malose Langa, Hugo Van Der Merwe za/the-marikana-massacre-repair-and-corporate-accountability/ Interview with Hon. Carlos Zacarias “Mozambique’s za/the-marikana-massacre-repair-and-corporate-accountability/ https://www.chathamhouse.org/2022/08/inte


Amnesty International · 20 September 2022

Council must mandate an independent international mechanism to investigate crimes People who recently fled Xinjiang tell Amnesty International of abuses they suffered Free Xinjiang Detainees campaign now profiles 126 women …


MP-IDSA · 20 September 2022 English

notice of India's ‘settler credence’ to the notion of colonialism’ policies and its nefarious ‘accountability’, the Council members attempts to ‘Palestinize Kashmir’ should act on the recommendations of

of colonialism’ policies and its nefarious ‘accountability’, the Council members attempts to ‘Palestinize


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