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  • 18-December-2009


    Linkages between Environmental Policy and Competitiveness - Environment Working Paper No. 13

    This working paper develops a conceptual framework to shed some light on this difficult debate. Competitiveness impacts of environmental policies may derive from the policy itself, or from the improvements of the environmental performance that derives from the policy.

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  • 12-October-2009


    The scope for CO2-based differentiation in motor vehicle taxes

    This paper addresses the scope for CO2-based differentiation in motor vehicle taxes, both under conditions of equilibrium and in the context of the current global recession.

  • 9-October-2009


    Econometric analysis of the impacts of the UK Climate Change Levy and Climate Change Agreements on firms' fuel use and innovation activity

    This contributes to the OECD project on "Taxation, Innovation and the Environment". It presents an econometric study of impacts of the Climate Change Levy in the United Kingdom on fuel use and innovation.

  • 17-September-2009


    Survey of firms' responses to public incentives for energy innovation, including the UK Climate Change Levy and Climate Change Agreements

    This paper contributes to the project on "Taxation, Innovation and the Environment". It presents a survey of firms’ responses to public incentives for energy innovation.

  • 4-September-2009


    Incentives for CO2 Emission Reductions in Current Motor Vehicle Taxes

    This paper compares CO2-related tax rate differentiation in motor vehicle taxes in OECD member countries, drawing on information available in the OECD/EEA database on instruments used for environmental policy.

  • 25-June-2009


    Declaration on Green Growth [C/MIN(2009)5/ADD1/FINAL]

    The OECD can, through policy analysis and identification of best practices, assist countries in their efforts to respond to the growing policy demands to foster green growth and work with countries to develop further measures to build sustainable economies.

  • 19-May-2009


    Ensuring Environmental Compliance: Trends and Good Practices

    Despite progress in recent years, there is growing evidence that OECD countries are not on track to reach some of their key environmental goals. This report examines the strategies and instruments that governments use to ensure compliance with pollution prevention and control regulations.

  • 14-May-2009


    Assessing Environmental Management Capacity: Towards a Common Reference Framework - Environment Working Paper No. 8

    This working paper provides a synthesis of major elements and approaches of institutional assessment that may be applied to environmental management.

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  • 6-February-2009


    Taxation, innovation and the environment - Spanish case study

    This paper discusses the environmental impacts of tax incentives for innovation, and the innovation impacts of tax incentives for environmental expenditures, in the Spanish corporate income tax system.

  • 26-January-2009


    Greening Development Planning: A Review of Country Case Studies for Making the Economic Case for Improved Management of Environment and natural Resources - Environment Working Paper No. 5

    This working paper reviews different approaches to making the economic case for improved management of natural capital in national planning. In many low-income countries natural resources sectors (agriculture, mining, forestry, fishery) are identified as the engines of economic growth.

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