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Sustainable Governance, Featured, Calls for Input

REQUEST FOR INPUT: COMMONWEALTH INTEGRITY COMMISSION

Kylie Porter | January 8, 2019

The Commonwealth Government has recently announced that it intends to establish the Commonwealth Integrity Commission (CIC). The CIC will have a mandate to detect, deter and investigate suspected corruption in the Commonwealth public sector. A detailed copy of the government’s proposal is available here. The Attorney-General’s Department has invited submissions on the proposal set out in this document, and Allens is currently in the process of coordinating a submission on behalf of the Global Compact Network Australia; the Australian branch of the UN Global Compact.

To provide feedback to the GCNA for our collective submission please email your interest to secretariat@unglobalcompact.org.au

Submissions are due on 1 February 2019.

More information:

https://www.ag.gov.au/Consultations/Pages/commonwealth-integrity-commission.aspx 

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Kylie Porter

Kylie is a sustainability expert with over 18 years of experience in corporate affairs, sustainability and strategy roles across a broad range of industries. During her career, Kylie has helped numerous companies develop and implement responsible business strategies, managed reputation risk for environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and wrote and managed policies across various thematic areas including climate change and human rights.