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Extended and Shared Producer Responsibility: Phase 2: Framework Report
The report develops an analytical framework which enables policy makers to identify those support measures whose removal is most likely to lead to "win-win" benefits.
This report reviews the state of the art and the lessons which can be drawn e.g. as to the competitiveness, social equity and employment implications of green taxes.
ENV Monograph No. 114 Pollution Prevention and Control Extended Producer Responsibility in the OECD area - Phase 1 Report. Also available in French.
Recommends that Member countries should develop and apply strategies for continually improving the environmental performance of their governments by integrating environmental considerations into all facets of government operations and facilities, including related decision-making processes.
This report examines both approaches and discusses the tax and environmental policy issues raised by environmental taxes, (such as the desirability or non-desirability to earnmark to enviornmental programmes the proceeds of these taxes) and how tax and environmental policies can...
Recommends that, to help achieve the goals of ecologically sustainable development and integrated resource management, strategic planning and integrated management of coastal zones should be developed, and implemented by Member countries.
Recommends that Member countries make: i) a greater and more consistent use of economic instruments as a complement or a substitute to other policy instruments such as regulations, taking into account national socio-economic conditions.
Recommends that Member Governments integrate substantive environmental considerations into arrangements for regional and land-use planning, using environmental assessment procedures, into the planning and decision-making process of projects having impact on the environment.