Green Budget Coalition
One of the world’s leading environmental thinkers, Jim MacNeill has said, “The budget is the single most important policy statement a government makes about its environment.”
Read the Recommendations for Budget 2009: Meeting the Challenge from the Green Budget Coalition.
Sierra Club Canada is one of the founding groups in a national coalition to “green the budget.”
Greening the budget means removing perverse subsidies that encourage environmental damage, shifting the tax burden to harmful practices, creating tax signals to encourage environmental improvement.
Visit the Green Budget Coalition, to read more about their programs and intiatives.