Deputy Program Director, Energy and Climate, Grattan Institute
Tax Partner, PwC Singapore
- As we grapple with the challenges of protecting our environment and creating a sustainable future, tax is often considered as a tool to combat climate change and drive positive actions to reduce carbon emissions. However, there are pros and cons to using the tax system to achieve ESG outcomes and introducing significant tax changes can often be a challenging political and potentially costly exercise. We speak to two experts to hear their perspectives on whether environmental taxes are the best way to drive ESG policy, and what viewers should consider when evaluating environmental tax proposals.