Reaffirming our commitment to carbon pricing and climate action

7 July 2017 – Catherine McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada) and Feike Sijbesma (CEO, Royal DSM) emphasize the importance of carbon pricing as a tool to implement the commitments made in the Paris climate agreement with enormous economic potentials, that could boost the global economy by US$19 trillion.  As the co-chairs of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) they advocate carbon pricing not only because it can incentivize environmentally friendly behaviour but also because it generates revenues, that if thoughtfully used, can boost the economy and support the green transition. Read the full article on the World Bank website.