Author Archives: Stephenhinton

The poor can be better off on a green planet

We have heard it said many times: “raising prices on things that hurt the environment hurts vulnerable people“. But does that have to be so? Dr Gazzani’s recent [..]

Flexible pollution fees, General, Latest news

WEBINAR: Safeguarding low income groups through green transition with fiscal reform

DATE: 8th AprilTIME: 15:00-16:10 Central European time (Stockholm, Amsterdam)SUBJECT: Fiscal reform to safeguard the most vulnerable during green transitionMAIN SPEAKER: Dr. Flavio Gazzani, University of Rome and TSSEF [..]

Events, Flexible pollution fees, General

Foundation joins new study to reduce climate risks based on Covid-19 experience

New research, using existing models, data, and studies will analyse, through a systems approach, what beneficial socio-economic changes may be under various scenarios that have emerged during Covid, [..]

A new economic paradigm, General, Latest news

Foundation attends third Sustainable Phosphorus Conference

The Foundation is proud to be attending this unique event that  brings together companies, stakeholders, regional and national authorities, innovation and researchers, to discuss phosphorus and nutrients sustainability [..]

Basic Income, Circular Economy, Events, Latest news

Baltic nations’ stewardship of Baltic falls short

Published to day by WWF, a report on the status of the Baltic Sea reveals  that the Baltic Sea coastal countries are failing to deliver on their commitments for a [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, A new economic paradigm, Circular Economy, General

Urgent Environmental Fiscal Reform needed for fossil fuel and nitrogen

The topic of OECD policy discussions since the early 2000s,  EFR, Environmental Fiscal Reform – a shift in economic policies to incentivize businesses to stay within ecological boundaries [..]

Flexible pollution fees, General, Latest news

Sverige ligger först i arbetet med SDG

Enligt en ny rapport från SDG Index ligger Sverige först när det gäller arbetet med SDG. För att lära dig mer om Sveriges arbete med SDG följ länken [..]

General, Milstolpe hållbarhetsreglering

Environmental Fiscal Reform NEWS October 2017 Volume 2. Issue 1

Environmental Fiscal Reform in Sweden Special Edition:  Scrabbling to take the lead in defossilization, Sweden released ambitious plans to be fossil neutral 2030.Flagship Ericsson sheds employees and factories [..]

EFR Newsletter, Latest news

Is the Environmental Fiscal Reform Newsletter for you?

Just a quick line to invite you to our Environmental Fiscal Reform Newsletter. It’s a specialized field, but interest in how to drive the circular economy with economic [..]


Comprehensive information package

This collection of documents is for those wishing to gain a comprehensive understanding of Flexible Fees. For More information please contact the Foundation.

A functional economy encourages conservation, Flexible pollution fees, Sustainable development, The money system