The EU plans to use less stringent criteria for its own green bonds than for bonds of private issuers. As a result, the EU might be accused of greenwashing.
Federal Armed Forces, health insurance companies, transport, energy research – these are just some of the many topics covered in the supplementary report.
German SAI recommends: To have climate goals achieved the federal government needs to double down on greenhouse gas reduction and process monitoring.
Funding the local public transport has become complex and ambiguous. We urge the government to streamline funding fundamentally!
Kay Scheller, in his capacity as Federal Performance Commissioner, submitted an own-initiative paper with 12 impulses on various issues to inform parliament and government work in the 20th electoral term.
Poor IT management by the federal government: We found structural shortcomings in the strategy, controlling, organisation and framework planning.
Up to now, the federal government has not analysed the shortcomings in Germany’s digital transformation and has not developed a vision for the future.
Joint report of the EU SAIs on the governments’ response to the coronavirus pandemic and on the impact on EU Member States.
Several programmes launched by the federal government to combat the corona pandemic proved inefficient.
With a view to the targets set by law of a safe, secure and affordable energy supply, the federal government is steering energy transition still inadequately.
The Corona-Recovery Fund means that the EU member states will jointly be held liable for debt amounting to hundreds of billions. This poses high risks to the federal budget.
The federal government pays out €120 million per year to parliamentary groups. The funds are designed for parliamentary work only. Clear rules are not in place. Applicable control and sanction mechanisms are ineffective.
We state the facts. We say how it is. We use our independence and expertise. We promote good governance in the public sector. We do so for you. For the benefit of everyone. For the common good.“
Kay Scheller, President of the German SAI