Let’s get the Robin Hood Tax ‘At the Table’
Long time, no post.
So about that G20 coming to Toronto late June…
Once again, world leaders have the opportunity to put their heads and hands together and commit to climate action. Once again, we have the opportunity to show them collectively how gung-ho we are about turning the ship around before it is too late.
Around the world, governments have been embracing what is known as the Robin Hood Tax. This is a 0.05% tax on “speculative banking transactions – such as bonds, derivatives, currencies and hedge fund trading.” The funds generated by such a tax would be directed towards mitigating and adapting to climate change, meeting Millennium Development Goals, and other noble causes. It’s a simple concept with huge potential. Please check it out and get involved.