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The UK has been named as one of the best for driving sustainable changes by adapting tax regimes, according to a new survey by KPMG. We join the US, Japan, France, South Korea and China as some of the best countries for encouraging environmentally-considerate behaviours through taxes. Taxing changes The professional services firm publishes its new Green Tax Index to reveal the power of using tax as a way of driving change and tackling issues such as energy efficiency and energy security, water efficiency, carbon emissions, waste and recycling, pollution and climate change. In studying the green tax incentives and penalties in 21 major economies, KPMG says its new Index will help raise corporate awareness of global green tax incentives and penalties, and encourage tax directors and sustainability chiefs to work together to factor green tax considerations into investment dec...

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