International Institute for Sustainable Development

Institut international du développement durable

Green Budget Reform: An International Casebook of Leading Practices

Stephan Barg, Robert Gale, Alexander Gillies

This book gives detailed examples of taxation and subsidy measures that were developed in order to achieve specific environmental results. It shows how governments have met some of the challenges of integrating environment and economic issues and developing tools that fit their needs. The examples can help other governments tackle the issues for themselves.

The cases sited can form part of the foundation of a more general approach to government budgets and integrated decision making. This is needed so that all aspects of financial decision making in governments can take environmental and social aspects into account.


  • Publication type: Book
  • Publication date: October 5, 2001
  • Page count: 368
  • Publisher: Earthscan Publications Limited and IISD
  • © Copyright 2001 IISD
  • ISBN: 1-85383-312-6
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