It proposes, that journal editors and editorial groups help by asking authors to sign following declaration of transparency:
The lead author* affirms that this manuscript is an honest, accurate, and transparent account of the study being reported; that no important aspects of the study have been omitted; and that any discrepancies from the study as planned (and, if relevant, registered) have been explained.
*The manuscript’s guarantor.
Altman DG, Moher D. Declaration of transparency for each research article. BMJ 2013;347:f4796