Ex'tax at WBCSD meeting
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a prominent group of 200 multinationals that represents 'the voice of business' in international climate negotiations. Peter Bakker (President of WBCSD) invited The Ex'tax Project to present at the 2015 Liaison Delegate Meeting in Montreux, Switzerland, last week.
Some twenty representatives participated in the 1.5-hour session on Ex'tax. Femke, amongst others, proposed a research agenda to assess the impact of a tax shift on inclusive and sustainable business models. After the presentation Femke received some great questions and offers by corporations to get involved.
The WBCSD promotes ambitious climate action and inspires the business community to improve integrated reporting and to scale up sustainable and inclusive business models. Projects include the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative (LCTPi), Reporting Matters, and the Natural Capital Protocol.