ID 4803
Government Netherlands
Submitted for Fifth Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 5)
Main Information
Title Green investment funds in the Netherlands
Description The study examines how the innovative tax exemption on investments in green funds in place in the Netherlands since January 1995 is utilized to support organic farming.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-nl-farm-en.pdf
Additional Information
Countries Netherlands
Ecosystems Agricultural Biodiversity
Regions Western Europe and Others
Incentive Measures Environmental Funds / Investments
Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Reform of Perverse Incentives
Keywords Eco-labelling and certification
Environmental funds
Market creation (organic production, tourism, ...)
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme