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This case study describes the activities and mechanisms, which are in place in Japan for ensuring transparency and engaging in consultation with civil society on trade and environment issues.
The impact of a given change in taxation on the environment will to a large extent depend on the relevant price elasticities. The present report provides an overview of available estimates of own-price elasticities regarding energy and transport.
The Working Party on Pollution Prevention and Control OECD Joint Workshop on Extended Producer Responsibility and Waste Minimisation Policy in Support of Environmental Sustainability Paris, 4-7 May 1999
The Committee on Fiscal Affairs and the Environment Policy Committee launched a series of Joint Meetings of Tax and Environment Experts in 1999. One part of the mandate of these meetings was to monitor green tax reform in OECD member countries. As a contribution to this work, it was decided to undertake a study of OECD country experience with green tax reform. The issue of the environment employment “double dividend” is of particular
Following an internal seminar with participation of staff from various OECD Directorates (ENV, ECO, DELSA, TDS), the Environment Directorate organised an OECD Seminar on the Social Environment Interface, on September 22-24, 1999.
This publication reviews a number of initiatives undertaken within the OECD to monitor trends in the sustainability of specific sectors and sub-national areas.
The aim of this seminar was to take stock of current environmental monitoring practices in China and in OECD countries.
OECD Member countries were invited to co-operate with a second review of the Implementation of the OECD Procedural Guidelines on Trade and Environment, by responding to a questionnaire. This document contains a copy of the original questionnaire...
To investigate more thoroughly how transparency and consultation is translated into practice, the JWP decided to undertake a series of short case studies focussing on the first Procedural Guideline in OECD Member countries.
The OECD maintains an extensive set of environmental indicators, including those related to transport. These are regularly updated and included in the OECD Environmental Data Compendium publications. A recent report on Indicators for the Integrat...