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Conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform (Berlin, 27 June 2002): Comments on the Issues Paper by John Hontelez, European Environment Bureau
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Economic instruments - including environmentally related taxes - have proven effective to help OECD countries meet environmental challenges. These instruments make firms and households consider the costs on the environment when they make producti...
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Conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform (Berlin, 27 June 2002): Comments on Issues Paper by Alberto Cornejo Pérez, Ministry of Finance, Spain
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Conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform (Berlin 27 June 2002): Comments on the Issues Paper by Andrew Field, HM Treasury, UK
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Conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform (Berlin, 27 June 2002): Comments on the Issues Paper by Hans Larsen, Ministry of Taxation, Denmark
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This paper, by Professor Flip de Kam of the University of Gronigen, Netherlands, presents and discusses the issues that were in focus at the conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform.
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Pressures on the environment have been high in the recent past both in OECD regions and globally, but at the same time, there have been a number of environmental improvements. Economic, social and technological developments over the next few deca...
Recommends that Member countries take greater account of environmental considerations in public procurement of products and services in order to improve the environmental performance of public procurement.
OECD governments are to lead efforts to buy more environmentally-friendly goods and services, with a view to encouraging businesses and households to follow similar purchasing policies.
It is now widely recognised that a greater use of market based instruments is a key element of effective and economically efficient environmental policies, and an important framework condition for sustainable development. Hence, over the last dec...