Proposed Policy Measures
English: number of new policy measures contributing to more sustainable [specify: consumption / production] that were officially submitted to and discussed with the relevant authorities
French: nombre de nouvelles mesures politiques contribuant à une [spécifiez: consommation/production] plus durable qui ont été formellement soumises aux autorités compétentes et discutées avec elles
Portuguese: número de novas medidas de política que contribuem para uma [especificar: consumo / produção] mais sustentável que foram oficialmente apresentadas e discutidas com as autoridades competentes
Czech: počet nových opatření přispívajících k udržitelnější [upřesněte: spotřebě / výrobě], které byly oficiálně předloženy a projednány s příslušnými orgány
What is its purpose?
The indicator measures the number of proposals for adopting measures contributing to more sustainable production / consumption that were officially submitted to and discussed with the relevant authorities. This can include, for example, introducing a levy on plastic bags, lowering VAT tariffs for green produce, enforcing stricter energy efficiency standards in the construction sector, or promoting more sustainable agronomic practices.
How to Collect and Analyse the Required Data
Determine the indicator's value by using the following methodology:
1) Define the criteria specifying what counts as ‘officially submitted’ and ‘officially discussed’. For example, ‘officially submitted’ means that a senior member of staff from a relevant authority received a written proposal of the types of changes proposed, including the reasons for proposing these changes. ‘Officially discussed’ means that these changes were formally discussed during a dedicated meeting with a senior staff member from the given authority.
2) Use key informant interviews (with the project staff, the relevant authority, and other stakeholders) and reviews of relevant documents (e.g. meeting minutes) to assess whether the criteria were met.
3) Count the number of proposals where the criteria defined in the first point were met. If, for example, three different measures were proposed in a single document (or meeting), they should be counted as three separate proposals.
1) Ensure that the project team keeps relevant documents (e.g. meeting minutes; internal reports; email communication; photos) that can be used as proof of which proposals were officially submitted to and discussed with the relevant authorities.