. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is the world’s leading provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development. In terms of the environment, GIZ assists its partners in identifying the wide range of causes of risks. It helps modernise environmental policy at all levels, advises on regional environmental cooperation and develops strategies to embed environmental protection in other areas of policy. For more about the GIZ’s work on Green Economy, click here.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. In the environmental area, the IMF’s work includes research on the case for, and design of, fiscal policies to ‘get prices right’, that is, to reflect climate damages and other environmental side effects in the price of energy and other products). For more about the IMF’s environmental work, click here.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) provides leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and people to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations. UN Environment’s work on fiscal policy is part of its Inclusive Green Economy Initiative and covers different sectors and issues including: extractives, water, climate change, sustainable, low-emission transport, agriculture and deforestation, sound chemicals management, ecosystem management and mobilising resources for green finance among others. In addition, UN Environment is a founding member of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP). For more about UN Environment’s fiscal policy work, click here.
The Green Fiscal Policy Network also works with a number of associated partners to enable wider outreach, knowledge development and information sharing.
GBE – Green Budget Europe (GBE) is a European expert platform on environmental taxation and green fiscal reform. GBE organizes and participates in events to foster dialogue, conducts and disseminates research and best practices, engages with policy-makers and provides input to political processes. For more information on GBE’s work, click here.
IISD – The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an independent, non-profit organization that provides practical solutions to the challenge of integrating environmental and social priorities with economic development. IISD reports on international negotiations, conducts rigorous research, and engages citizens, businesses and policy-makers in the shared goal of developing sustainably. For more information on IISD’s work on fiscal policy and the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI), click here.
GBG – Green Budget Germany is a non-governmental organisation that was founded in 1994 to support the introduction of an Environmental Tax Reform in Germany. In recent years, GBG’s focus has expanded to cover market-oriented eco-fiscal policies around the world. A key concern of GBG’s work is to improve communication and public awareness of environmental fiscal reform. For more information on GBG, click here.