Green tax reform can boost eco-innovation and employment
Ecological Tax Reform can help us to realign a European economy that is still characterised by an insufficient use of labour resources and an excessive use of natural resources
Jacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency
'Ecological Tax Reform can help us to realign a European economy that is still characterised by an insufficient use of labour resources and an excessive use of natural resources,' says Professor Jacqueline McGlade.
'Taxation for sustainable development' is the theme of Brussels Tax Forum 2007, organised by the European Commission. The conference will bring together policy-makers, experts, stakeholders and the general public from all over the world. Discussion will focus on the contribution that taxation can make to sustainable development and how it can promote policy objectives, especially within environment and energy. The event runs from 19–20 March 2007.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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