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Club of Rome: Amsterdam declaration

At the occasion of its global assembly 2009 in Amsterdam, the ‘Club of Rome’ issued the ‘Amsterdam declaration’.

It insits on the need for our societies to urgently address our tax system:  » New incentive structures are needed to motivate businesses and consumers to move towards sustainable development: a radical greening of tax systems is a first step »

Regarding resource efficiency it is also underlined:

« Targets for resource efficiency must be introduced, supported by tax reform, which should increase taxes on the use of resources and lower taxes on labour. »