Power plays an important role in our lives and society. However, we mostly pretend that our organizations and relationships are governed by common sense and democracy. But hierarchical position often puts more weight in the scale than good arguments. And… Read More
Employing people is too expensive and polluting the environment too cheap. A green tax shift is needed and is most effective when applied at the production side of the economy. Thus far, greening the tax system has focused on the consumption side of the economy. Taxing inputs into the economy creates improvements in the entire supply chain. Using the revenues from environmental taxes to reduce employers premiums on labor, will make labor intensive services affordable. Main beneficiaries are schools, care and police. Together with the Dutch CSR organization, I wrote a plea for this social and green tax shift.