Beate Sjåfjell

University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

PO Box 6706 St Olavsplass

Oslo, 0130

Norway

http://www.jus.uio.no/ifp/english/people/aca/beatesj/

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“  As the coordinator of the EU-funded project, Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART, 2016-2020), I am a part of an interdisciplinary team dedicated to finding out what needs to be changed to realise the potential of market actors to contribute to sustainability. The overarching aim of our project is securing a safe and just operating space for humanity. Much of my own research within this concentrates on developing a sustainable governance model.  ”

Scholarly Papers (71)

1.

The Modern Corporation Statement on Company Law

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute (deceased), SciencesPo, University of Bristol, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Boston College Law School, University of Sheffield - Law School, University of Kent - Kent Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of York - York Law School, Queen Mary University of London - School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, (CCLS), Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Bristol, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Essex - School of Law, University of York (UK), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Manchester, The Business School, University of Colorado Denver, University of Leeds - School of Law, University College London, Faculty of Laws, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School, University of Waikato - Management School, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business, University of Leeds, University of Georgia School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, Hofstra University College of Law, University of Technology, Sydney, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Brescia, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of Victoria - Faculty of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Audencia School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, INSEAD, Alvares Penteado School of Business (Fecap), Independent, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) - Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF), Université Grenoble Alpes, São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas FGV DIREITO SP, University of Glasgow, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School, Clarke Program on Corporations & Society, University of South Australia - School of Law, Independent, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law, Independent, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Nyenrode Business university and ARTICLE 19
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Company, Law, Corporate, Governance

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The Duties of the Board and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.), Boards of directors in European companies – reshaping and harmonising their organisation and duties, Kluwer Law International, 2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2013-26, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-40
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
Beate Sjåfjell and Linn Anker-Sørensen
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Students
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The Golden Mean or a Dead End? The Takeover Directive in a Shareholder vs Stakeholder Perspective

EUROPEAN COMPANY LAW IN ACCELERATED PROGRESS, Steef M. Bartman, ed., Alphen aan den Rijn, Kluwer Law International, 2006
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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European takeover directive,shareholder primacy, stakeholder theory, sustainable development, mandatory bid rule, EC company law, EC securities law

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Internalizing Externalities in EU Law: Why Neither Corporate Governance nor Corporate Social Responsibility Provides the Answers

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp 977-1024, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2014
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EU law, Community law, Treaty law, company law, environmental law, sustainable development, externalities, internalisation, boards, general objectives, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy, purpose of the company, company interest, peak oil, IPCC

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The Legal Status of Oil and Gas Exploitation in the Arctic: The Case of Norway

OGEL 2 (2016), Special Issue, Tina Hunter (ed.), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/17, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Beate Sjåfjell and Anita Margrethe Halvorssen
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Denver
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Oil, gas, energy, public international law, EU law, EEA law, Constitutional law, Norwegian law, 23rd licensing round, Arctic, climate, ice-edge, environment, human rights, Sami rights, indigenous peoples, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Urgenda case, Our Children's Trust case, Alta case

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Report from Norway: Gender Equality in the Board Room

European Company Law, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2010
Beate Sjåfjell and Hedvig Bugge Reiersen
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Norwegian public companies act, gender equality, boards, legal norms, social norms, efficiency, performance of companies

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Companies, Society and the Environment

TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE EUROPEAN COMPANY LAW: A NORMATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE OBJECTIVES OF EU LAW WITH THE TAKEOVER DIRECTIVE AS A TEST CASE, Chapter 1, Kluwer Law International, 2009, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EU company and securities law, takeover bids, takeover directives, objectives of EU law, values, sustainable development, market for corporate control, law and economics, shareholder primacy, shareholder value

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The Core of Corporate Governance: Implications of the Takeover Directive for Corporate Governance in Europe

European Business Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 5, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-12, UCD Working Papers in Law, Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies Research Paper No. 27/2010, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-22
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 07 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2011
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Political Path Dependency in Practice: The Takeover Directive

Yearbook of European Law, Vol. 27, pp. 387-404, 2008, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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takeover directive, market for corporate control, disciplining effect, restructuring effect, Winter report, EU objectives

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Why Law Matters: Corporate Social Irresponsibility and the Futility of Voluntary Climate Change Mitigation

European Company Law, Vol. 8, Nos. 2-3, pp. 56-64, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-04, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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CSR, sustainable devleopment, internalising externalities, company decision-making, climate change

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Sustainable Companies: Possibilities and Barriers in Norwegian Company Law

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, vol. 11, issue 1, pp. 1-58, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-20, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-42
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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sustainable development, company law, directors' duties, boards, CSR, corporate governance, climate change mitigation, general meeting, shareholder primacy, board diversity, Norwegian company law, shareholder activism

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The Legal Significance of Article 11 TFEU for EU Institutions and Member States

Sjåfjell, Beate, The Legal Significance of Article 11 TFEU for EU Institutions and Member States (November 24, 2014). The Greening of European Business under EU Law: Taking Article 11 TFEU Seriously, Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock (eds), Routledge 2015, pp. 51-72; , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-38; Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-08
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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More than Meets the Eye: Law and Economics in Modern Company Law

LAW AND ECONOMICS. ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF ERLING EIDE, pp. 217-235, Erik Røsæg, Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Endre Stavang, eds., Cappelen Akademisk, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-05 Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-05, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-24
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Law and economics, agency theory, company law, securities law, shareholders, board, management, employees, takeovers, takeover directive, sustainable development

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Norway: Corporate Governance on the Outskirts of the EU

IN COMPARATIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Andreas Fleckner and Klaus J. Hopt (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-18, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-39
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Beate Sjåfjell and Cecilie Kjelland
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Environmental Piercing of the Corporate Veil: The Norwegian Supreme Court Decision in the Hempel Case

European Company Law, Vol. 7, pp. 154–160, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Piercing of the corporate veil, environmental protection, pollution, clean-up, parent company, subsidiary, merger, demerger, Norwegian Pollution Control Act

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Upgrading the Nordic Corporate Governance Model for Sustainable Companies

European Company Law, Volume 11, Issue 2, 2014, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-18, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-09
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2014
Beate Sjåfjell and Jukka Mähönen
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Oslo, Department of Private Law
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Country Report from Norway: The New Takeover Regime

European Company Law, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 35-39, February 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EC takeover directive, Norwegian takeover rules

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Regulating Companies as If the World Matters - Reflections from the Ongoing Sustainable Companies Project

Wake Forest Law Review, 2012, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-35, Wake Forest Law Review Symposium (The Sustainable Corporation), Winston-Salem, North Carolina, April 1, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-27
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 21 May 2012
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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If Not Now, When? European Company Law in a Sustainable Development Perspective

European Company Law, Vol. 7, pp. 187-194, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-04, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2011
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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European company law, sustainable development, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, responsible corporate governance, sustainable companies, IPCC, climate change, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

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Shareholder Primacy: The Main Barrier to Sustainable Companies

Company Law and Sustainability: Legal Barriers and Opportunities, Beate Sjåfjell and Benjamin J. Richardson (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2015, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-37
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Sep 2015
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Sheffield - Law School, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Students and Washington and Lee University - School of Law
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Responsible Corporate Governance

European Company Law, Editorial, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 4, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, climate change, company law, IPCC, externalisation

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Towards a Sustainable Development: Internalising Externalities in Norwegian Company Law

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 103-136, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-05, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-25, First Sustainable Companies Workshop, Oslo, January 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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sustainable development, sustainable companies, internalising externalities, environmental externalities, Norwegian company law, Nordic company law, accounting law, climate change

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Editorial: 'Towards a Sustainable European Company Law'

Amicus Curiae, Society of Advanced Legal Studies, Issue 78, p. 1, London, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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European company law, sustainable development, takeover directive, sustainable companies, shareholder primacy, shareholder value

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Gender Diversity in the Board Room & Its Impacts: Is the Example of Norway a Way Forward?

Deakin Law Review, Vol 20, No 1 (2015), pp. 25-52, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-48, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Capitalism, the Sustainability Crisis, and the Limitations of Current Business Governance

Company Law and Sustainability: Legal Barriers and Opportunities, Beate Sjåfjell and Benjamin J. Richardson (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2015, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-18, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Benjamin J. Richardson and Beate Sjåfjell
University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Achieving Corporate Sustainability: What is the Role of the Shareholder?

Hanne Birkmose, Shareholders’ Duties in Europe (Kluwer Law International, 2017), Chapter 18 , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-10, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 18-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2018
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Country Report from Norway: The New Takeover Regime (2)

European Company Law, Vol. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 May 2006
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EC takeover directive, Norwegian implementation, acting in concert, consolidation, sustainable development

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Dismantling the Legal Myth of Shareholder Primacy: The Corporation as a Sustainable Market Actor

Shaping the Corporate Landscape Towards Corporate Reform and Enterprise Diversity, Eds. Boeger and Villiers, Hart Publishing (2018), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-03, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-20
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2018
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Sustainable Development, EU Law and Companies: The EU Law Framework for the Sustainable Companies Project

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 1-14, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-01, First Sustainable Companies Workshop, Oslo, January 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EU Law, sustainable development, Lisbon Treaty, Article 11 TFEU, Sustainable Companies project

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Investing in Sustainability or Feeding on Stranded Assets? The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global

Wake Forest Law Review (2017), volume 52, issue 4, pp. 949-979, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-29, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-29
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 16 May 2018
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, Norut Northern Research Institute and University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law
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The Jigsaw Puzzle of Sustainability

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, Special Issue on CSR and SRI, 2012, Volume 9, Issue 2-3, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-29, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-3
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2012
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Corporate social responsiblity, social responsible investment, sustainable development, sustainability, company law, companies

The Jigsaw Puzzle of Sustainability

The Greening of European Business under EU Law: Taking Article 11 TFEU Seriously, Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock (eds), Routledge (2015), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-49
Posted: 12 Dec 2014
Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Independent

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Corporate Governance for Sustainability

Number of pages: 6
Nyenrode Business university, University of Sheffield - Law School, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Michigan, Sciences Po, Columbia University School of Law, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris - Centre de Gestion Scientifique (CGS), York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Bristol, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of York - York Law School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Bristol, Peter A. Allard School of Law, Ecole Universitaire de Management Clermont-Ferrand, University of Essex, University of San Francisco - School of Business and Management, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Drucker Institute, Essex Business School, Frank Bold, Morgan State University, Durham Business School, Liverpool Hope University, University of Manchester - School of Law, De Montfort University - Faculty of Business and Law, Wellesley College - Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, Linnaeus University, University of York, Queen Mary University of London - School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of South Australia - School of Law, University of Leicester - Management Centre, University of York, HEC Paris, University of Glasgow, University College London - Faculty of Laws, School of Law, King's College, London; Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Royal Holloway, University of London, University of Bristol - School of Law, University of Sheffield, University College London, Faculty of Laws, Nyenrode Business University, University of Oregon - Department of Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, University of Westminster, Universidad Andres Bello, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, Queen’s University, School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, University of Auckland Faculty of Law, Zefat Academic College, University of Leeds, University of Dundee - Department of Accountancy & Business Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Oxford Brookes Business School, School of Law, University of Sheffield, Hofstra University College of Law, The Open University - Department of Political Economics, University of Leeds - School of Law and University of Massachusetts
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corporate governance, company law, director duties, board obligations, sustainable finance action plan, sustainability strategy, ESG, shareholder primacy, sustainable development, climate change

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Planetary Boundaries and Company Law: Towards a Regulatory Ecology of Corporate Sustainability

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-11
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Beate Sjåfjell and Mark B. Taylor
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Fafo, Oslo, Norway
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Report from Norway: Corporate Governance and Simplification

European Company Law 8, no. 1 (2011): 32–36.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
Cecilie Kjelland, Anders By Teigen and Beate Sjåfjell
Independent, Independent and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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company law, corporate governance, transparency, simplification

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Report from Norway: Another CSR Victory for the Business Lobbyists

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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CSR, environmental reporting, sustainable development, sustainable companies, the purpose of the company, the role of the board, internalising externalities, IPCC, Stern Review

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When the Solution Becomes the Problem: The Triple Failure of Corporate Governance Codes

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-11, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-23, Sjåfjell, Beate, When the Solution Becomes the Problem: The Triple Failure of Corporate Governance Codes (August 24, 2016). Working paper version of chapter published in Jean Jacques Du Plessis and C.K. Low (eds), Corporate Governance Codes for the 21st Century: International Perspectives and Critic
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Why Should Public Procurement Be About Sustainability?

In Sustainable Public Procurement Under EU Law: New Perspectives on the State as Stakeholder, Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2016, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-17
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2018
Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Regulating for Corporate Sustainability: Why the Public-Private Divide Misses the Point

In 'Understanding the Modern Company' (Barnali Choudhury and Martin Petrin, eds.), Forthcoming , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Mar 2016
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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The Importance of Article 11 TFEU for Regulating Business in the EU: Securing the Very Basis of Our Existence

The Greening of European Business under EU Law: Taking Article 11 TFEU Seriously, Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock (eds), Routledge, 2015, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-37, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-07
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Anja Wiesbrock and Beate Sjåfjell
Independent and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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The Very Basis of Our Existence: Labour and the Neglected Environmental Dimension of Sustainable Development

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Sustainable development, Treaty of the European Union, Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, the Lisbon Treaty, labour, trade unions, environmental dimension, environmental integration rule, Norwegian collective agreements, company law, consultation, codetermination

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Report from Norway: Redemption through Demergers

European Company Law, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 40-43, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Beate Sjåfjell and Hedvig Bugge Reiersen
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Limited liability companies, demerger, tax exemption, Norwegian company law, EU company law, Sixth Companies Directive

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Clash of Norms: Shareholder Primacy vs. Sustainable Corporate Purpose

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, 13 (2019) 3, pp. 40-66, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-56, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-06
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2019
Beate Sjåfjell and Mark B. Taylor
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Fafo, Oslo, Norway
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corporate law, corporate governance, corporate purpose, CSR, regulation, sustainability, SDGs, planetary boundaries, social foundation

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Corporate Sustainability: Gender as an Agent for Change?

Creating Corporate Sustainability. Gender as an Agent for Change, Beate Sjåfjell and Irene Lynch Fannon (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2018, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-18, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-12
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2019
Beate Sjåfjell and Irene Lynch Fannon
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University College Cork - School of Law
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Beyond Climate Risk: Integrating Sustainability into the Duties of the Corporate Board

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-29, Deakin Law Review, Vol 23 (2018): Special Issue: ‘Multinational Enterprises, Corporate Groups and Supply Chains in a Globalised World’, pp 41-62, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-11
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2019
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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The Role of Business Law in the Jigsaw Puzzle of Sustainability

Reframing the Game: The Transition to a New Sustainable Economy. A Special Issue of Building Sustainable Legacies, Mike Townsend (ed.), (Greenleaf Publishing, 2015), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-20, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-07
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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European Union Treaty law, Sustainable Companies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Directors’ duties, Purpose of the Company, Company law, Planetary boundaries

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The Courts as Environmental Champions: The Norwegian Hempel Cases

European Company Law vol. 13, no. 5, 2016, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-28, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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The Horse before the Cart: A Sustainable Governance Model for Meaningful Sustainability Reporting

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-04, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-09
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2019
Beate Sjåfjell and Maria Jesus Munoz-Torres
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Jaume I University
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Vår Europeiske Selskapsrett (Our European Company Law)

Selskapsrettstidsskriftet/Oslo Company Law Journal, Research group Companies, Markets, Society and the Environment, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-40, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-10
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 03 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2016
Linn Anker-Sørensen and Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Students and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Corporations and Sustainability

In Beate Sjåfjell and Christopher M. Bruner (eds), Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming)., University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-06, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-08, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-36, Dean Rusk International Center Research Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2019
Beate Sjåfjell and Christopher M. Bruner
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Georgia School of Law
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planetary boundaries, social foundation, human rights, shareholder primacy, strong sustainability

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Country Report from Norway: The Sas/Braathens Verdict

European Company Law, Vol. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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transfer of undertaking, protection of employee rights, restructuring, Norwegian law, EC law

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Introducing Daughters of Themis: International Network of Female Business Scholars

International Comparative and Corporate Law Journal, Volume 12 (2017), Issue 2, pp 7-12, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-04, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16‐19
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
Roseanne Russell and Beate Sjåfjell
Cardiff University and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Bridge Over Troubled Water: Corporate Law Reform for Life-Cycle Based Governance and Reporting

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-23, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Redefining Agency Theory to Internalize Environmental Product Externalities. A Tentative Proposal Based on Life-Cycle Thinking

Preventing Environmental Damage from Products: An Analysis of the Policy and Regulatory Framework in Europe, Eléonore Maitre-Ekern, Carl Dalhammar and Hans Christian Bugge (eds), Cambridge University Press 2018, Chapter 5., University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-31, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-30
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Agency theory, life-cycle, corporate boards, corporate groups, shareholders, shareholder primacy, sustainability, planetary boundaries, global value chains

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Obstacles to Sustainable Global Business. Towards EU Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-02, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-10
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 18 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2019
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Department of Private Law, University of Sheffield - Law School and University of York
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The EU’s Approach to Environmentally Sustainable Business: Can Disclosure Overcome the Failings of Shareholder Primacy?

Marjan Peeters and Mariolina Eliantonio (eds), Research Handbook on EU Environmental Law (Edward Elgar, 2020), Chapter 25, Forthcoming, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-60
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2019
Andrew Johnston and Beate Sjåfjell
University of Sheffield - Law School and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Sustainable Public Procurement as a Driver for Sustainable Companies? The Interface between Company Law and Public Procurement Law

Sustainable Public Procurement under EU Law. New Perspectives on the State as Stakeholder, Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock (eds), Cambridge University Press 2016, Chapter 9, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-30
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Dec 2018
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Public Procurement’s Potential for Sustainability

In Sustainable Public Procurement Under EU Law: New Perspectives on the State as Stakeholder, Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2016, Chapter 11, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-32
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Dec 2018
Anja Wiesbrock and Beate Sjåfjell
Independent and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Redefining the Corporation for a Sustainable New Economy

Journal of Law and Society, special issue edited by Bronwen Morgan and Amelia Thorpe, Forthcoming, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-34, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-31
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Redefining the Corporation for a Sustainable New Economy

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 29-45, 2018
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global. Risk Based versus Ethical Investments

Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, Vol. 88 (2019), Iss. 1: pp. 65–78, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-59
Posted: 25 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2019
Norut Northern Research Institute, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law

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Theories of the Firm: What They are Good For and What They are Really Bad At

Posted: 09 Oct 2019
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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law and economics, agency theory, efficient market hypothesis, market for corporate control, nexus of contracts, corporate governance, shareholder primacy, sustainability, planetary boundaries, social foundation

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Responding to the Grand Challenge of Our Time

In Ellen Eftestøl-Wilhelmsson, Suvi Sankari, and Anu Bask (eds), Sustainable and Efficient Transport. Incentives for Promoting a Green Transport Market (Edward Elgar, Chapter 1, 2019 Forthcoming), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-53, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 19-07
Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2019
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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Realising the Potential of the Board for Corporate Sustainability

In Beate Sjåfjell and Christopher M. Bruner (eds), Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming)., University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-51
Posted: 08 May 2019
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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duties of the board, planetary boundaries, social foundation, human rights, global value chains

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Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and the Pursuit of Sustainability

In Beate Sjåfjell and Christopher M. Bruner (eds), Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming). , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-52
Posted: 08 May 2019
Christopher M. Bruner and Beate Sjåfjell
University of Georgia School of Law and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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cross-border regulatory coordination, organizational complexity, corporate law reform, shareholder primacy, strong sustainability

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Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability

Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-05
Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Beate Sjåfjell and Christopher M. Bruner
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Georgia School of Law

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planetary boundaries, human rights, corporate social responsibility, sustainable finance, company law, global value chains, corporate accountability, multinational enterprises, corporate groups, ESG disclosure

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The Environmental Integration Principle: A Necessary Step Towards Policy Coherence for Sustainability

in The EU and the Proliferation of Integration Principles under the Lisbon Treaty, Francesca Ippolito, Maria Eugenia Bartolino and Massimo Condinanzi (eds), Routledge, 2019, Chapter 6, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-31
Posted: 03 Dec 2018
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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Environment, Planetary Boundaries, Policy Coherence, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, European Union, Article 11 TFEU

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Corporations, Sustainability and Women

Creating Corporate Sustainability: Gender as an Agent for Change. Beate Sjafjell and Irene Lynch Fannon (eds.) Cambridge University Press, 2018., University of Oslo Faculty of Law 2018-05
Posted: 20 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Irene Lynch Fannon and Beate Sjåfjell
University College Cork - School of Law and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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The Future of Company Law and Sustainability

Company Law and Sustainability: Legal Barriers and Opportunities, Beate Sjåfjell and Benjamin J. Richardson (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2015, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-34
Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Beate Sjåfjell and Benjamin J. Richardson
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law

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Corporate Governance for Sustainability. The Necessary Reform of EU Company Law

The Greening of European Business under EU Law: Taking Article 11 TFEU Seriously, Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock (eds), Routledge, (2015), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-46
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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A Sustainable Takeover Regime? The Potential Reform of the Takeover Directive in a Sustainable Development Perspective

European Company Law, 2012 , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-20
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2012
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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Quo Vadis, Europe? The Significance of Sustainable Development as Objective, Principle and Rule of EU Law

NON STATE ACTORS, SOFT LAW AND PROTECTIVE REGIMES, Cecilia Bailliet, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2012
Posted: 15 May 2012
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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Sustainable development

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Supporting the Transition to Sustainability: SMART Reform Proposals

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-63
Number of pages: 21
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Department of Private Law, Melbourne Law School, University of Oslo, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bristol - School of Law, University of Bristol - School of Law, University of York, University of Copenhagen - Centre for Enterprise Liability (CEVIA) and Law Faculty - University of Turin
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EU Green Deal, sustainability, planetary boundaries, human rights, business, corporate purpose, duties of the board, due diligence, finance, banks, public procurement, circular economy, consumers