Beate Sjåfjell

University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

PO Box 6706 St Olavsplass

Oslo, 0130

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Corporate Governance for Sustainability

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2020
Warwick Law School, Nyenrode Business university, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Michigan, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), Columbia University School of Law, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris - Centre de Gestion Scientifique (CGS), Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 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 - The Business SchoolCardiff 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) - UNSW Law & Justice, Drucker Institute, Essex Business School, Frank Bold, Morgan State University, Durham Business School, Liverpool Hope University, The University of Manchester - School of Law, De Montfort University - Faculty of Business and Law, Wellesley College - Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, Linnaeus University, Edge Hill University School of Law, Criminology and Policing, 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, 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, The City Law School, University of Sheffield, University College London, Faculty of LawsUniversity 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 Business School, Zefat Academic College, University of Leeds, University of Dundee - Department of Accountancy & Business Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Oxford Brookes Business School, University of Leicester, Hofstra University College of Law, The Open University - Department of Political Economics, University of Leeds - School of Law, University of Massachusetts, University of Sheffield, School of Law, ICCE, Goldsmiths, University of London, University of Glasgow and College of Business, United Arab Emirates University
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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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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, Warwick 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, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Essex - School of Law, University of York (UK), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, The University of ManchesterUniversity of Manchester - School of Law, The Business School, University of Colorado Denver, University of Leeds - School of Law, University College London, Faculty of LawsUniversity 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)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, Griffith University Law School, NYU School of Law, University of South Australia, University of Greenwich - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law, Independent, City University London - The Business SchoolCardiff Business School, Nyenrode Business university and UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression
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Company, Law, Corporate, Governance

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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, Warwick Law School, Ernst & Young Norway and Washington and Lee University - School of Law
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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 Ernst & Young Norway
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Corporate Purpose and the Misleading Shareholder vs Stakeholder Dichotomy

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-43, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-08, Forthcoming in Bond Law Review (2022) 34(2) pp. 69-112
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2023
Beate Sjåfjell and Jukka Mähönen
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EU Green Deal, Sustainability, Planetary Boundaries, Social Foundations, Corporate Law, Corporate Board, Sustainability Due Diligence, Sustainable Finance, Sustainable Corporate Governance, Corporate Sustainability Reporting, Sustainable Company Law, Agency theory, Shareholder Primacy, Stakeholders

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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 Institute for Labour and Social Research
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corporate law, corporate governance, corporate purpose, CSR, regulation, sustainability, SDGs, planetary boundaries, social foundation

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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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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 Global Legal Solutions, LLC
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Supporting the Transition to Sustainability: SMART Reform Proposals

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-63, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 20-05
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2020
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research, University of Oslo, University of Oslo, University of Bristol - School of Law, University of Bristol - School of Law, Edge Hill University School of Law, Criminology and Policing, University of Copenhagen - Centre for Private Governance (CEPRI) 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, citizens

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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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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 - Faculty of Law
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Securing the Future of European Business: SMART Reform Proposals

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-11, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 20-08
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 03 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2022
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Bristol - School of Law, University of Bristol - School of Law and Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
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EU Green Deal, sustainability, planetary boundaries, human rights, business, corporate purpose, duties of the board, due diligence, coronavirus, shareholder primacy

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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, 2019), Chapter 1., 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: 15 Jun 2020
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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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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A Research-Based Approach to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. A Prerequisite to Sustainable Business

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-02, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-12
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
Beate Sjåfjell, Tiina Häyhä and Sarah Cornell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, Stockholm University - Stockholm Resilience Center and Stockholm University - Stockholm Resilience Center
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planetary boundaries, social foundations, social justice, human rights, sustainable development, sustainability, EU Treaty law, EU Green Deal, business law, corporate law, corporate governance, sustainable finance, circular economy, sustainability science

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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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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 - Faculty of Law, Warwick Law School and Edge Hill University School of Law, Criminology and Policing
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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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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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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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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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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, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 20-06
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2020
Andrew Johnston and Beate Sjåfjell
Warwick Law School and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Reforming EU Company Law to Secure the Future of European Business

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2021-05, Preprint of article in European Company and Financial Law Review, 2/2021., Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-13
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EU Green Deal, corporate purpose, company law, corporate board, due diligence, sustainability, global value chains, human rights, climate change, biodiversity, planetary boundaries, social foundation, sustainable finance, sustainable corporate governance, circular economy, sustainability reporting

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How Company Law has Failed Human Rights – And What to Do about It

Business and Human Rights Journal, Cambridge University Press, Volume 5, Issue 2 July 2020, pp. 179-199., University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-07, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 20-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2020
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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business; global value chains; social foundation; sustainability; planetary boundaries; due diligence; complexity

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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, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2021
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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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 Institute for Labour and Social Research
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Time to Get Real: A General Corporate Law Duty to Act Sustainably

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-48, Preprint of chapter in Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville and Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds) ‘Instruments of EU Corporate Governance: Effecting Changes in the Management of Companies in a Changing World’ (Kluwer Law International, forthcoming 2023), Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2022
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EU law, company law, corporate governance, planetary boundaries, climate change, biodiversity, human rights, social foundations, corporate boards, due diligence, global value chains, corporate groups, shareholder primacy, SDGs, OECD Guidelines, UNGPs

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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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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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The Financial Risks of Unsustainability: A Research Agenda

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-18, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-05
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2021
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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sustainability, planetary boundaries, social foundation, investors, business, transition risks, policy risks, liability risks, reputation risk, market risk, technology risk, business model risk, system change risk, physical risks, societal risks, global catastrophic risks, societal collapse

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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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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: 03 Mar 2021
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and University of Tasmania - 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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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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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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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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Sustainability and Law in the Anthropocene

Preprint of chapter in the volume ‘Responding to the Anthropocene: Perspectives from twelve academic disciplines’, Ursula Münster, Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Sara Asu Schroer (eds), Scandinavian University Press, in print 2023, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-46, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-11
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2023
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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SDGs, business, sustainable corporate governance, sustainable finance, EU law, planetary boundaries, social foundations, human rights, due diligence

47.

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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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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Towards a Sustainable European Company Law: A Normative Analysis of the Objectives of EU Law, with the Takeover Directive as a Test Case

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-25, Kluwer Law International, 2009, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-14
Number of pages: 594 Posted: 19 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2022
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EU Treaty law, company, corporation, corporate board, corporate purpose, shareholders, shareholder primacy, climate change, biodiversity, human rights, sustainability, takeovers, agency theory, market for corporate control

50.

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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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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Sustainable Value Creation Within Planetary Boundaries—Reforming Corporate Purpose and Duties of the Corporate Board

Sustainability 2020, 12, 6245, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-20, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-04
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2021
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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corporate purpose; corporate boards; sustainability; due diligence; planetary boundaries; social foundation; climate change; human rights; EU company law; EU Green Deal; EU Sustainable Finance Initiative.

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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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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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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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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

57.

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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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

59.

Innovating Business for a Sustainable Post-Pandemic Future

Chapter 1 in Beate Sjåfjell, Carol Liao and Aikaterini Argyrou (eds), Innovating Business for Sustainability: Regulatory Approaches in the Anthropocene (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2022). , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-13, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-10
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2022
Carol Liao, Beate Sjåfjell and Aikaterini Argyrou
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Utrecht University, School of Law, Students
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planetary boundaries, social foundations, regulation, law, gender sustainability

60.

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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Interdisciplinarising Legal Theory: Towards a Reconceptualisation of Business Law

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-36, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-07
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2022
Beate Sjåfjell and Jukka Mähönen
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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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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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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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

65.

Business, Sustainability and Agenda 2030

Preprint of article submitted to the Earth System Governance Journal in March 2023, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2023-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Aug 2023
Beate Sjåfjell, Sarah Cornell and Tiina Häyhä
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, Stockholm University - Stockholm Resilience Center and Stockholm University - Stockholm Resilience Center
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SDGs, planetary boundaries, social foundations, climate, human rights, decent work, risks, corporate governance, finance, banking, circular economy, European Union, EU law, corporate sustainability, reporting, due diligence, global value chains

66.

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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Stewardship Norwegian-Style: Fragmented and State-Dominated (but not without potential?)

An edited version of the paper will be published as a chapter in Global Shareholder Stewardship: Complexities, Challenges and Possibilities (Dionysia Katelouzou and Dan W Puchniak eds, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-17, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 21-06
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2021
Jukka Mähönen, Beate Sjåfjell and Monica Mee
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and KPMG AS
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institutional investors, stewardship, sustainability, planetary boundaries, social foundation, company law, corporate governance, corporate boards, general meeting, stewardship codes, state as shareholder

68.

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

69.

SMART Guidelines: Making Policy Coherence for Development Fit for Purpose

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-13, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 20-11
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2020
University of Bristol - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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EU policy, policy coherence, sustainable development, UN sustainable development goals, planetary boundaries, social foundation, impact assessments

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Facilitating Interdisciplinary Corporate Sustainability Research: The SMART Research Guide

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-16, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 20-07
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2020
Beate Sjåfjell and Hanna Ahlström
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
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sustainability, planetary boundaries, social foundation, sdgs, human rights, climate change, biodiversity, regulatory ecology, comparative analysis, international law, EU law, business, finance, circular economy, policy coherence

71.

Stimulating Value Creation in a Europe in Crisis

Chapter 1 in B. Sjåfjell, G. Tsagas and C. Villiers (eds), Sustainable Value Creation in the EU: Towards Pathways to a Sustainable Future through Crises (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2022), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-01, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-09
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2022
Charlotte Villiers, Beate Sjåfjell and Georgina Tsagas
University of Bristol, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK
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Sustainable value creation, European Union, Greece, debt crisis, financial crisis, Brexit, Covid-19 pandemic, sustainability

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Taking finance seriously: Understanding the financial risks of unsustainability

Preprint of Chapter 2 of The Cambridge Handbook of EU Sustainable Finance: Regulation, Supervision and Governance, edited by Kern Alexander, Matteo Gargantini and Michele Siri (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2023), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-58, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 23-02
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2023
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Sustainability, EU law, sustainable finance, financial risks of climate change, TCFD, TNFD, planetary boundaries, climate, biodiversity, novel entities, social foundations, human rights, decent work, taxation, societal risks, catastrophic risks

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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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Selskapsrett og et Feministisk Bærekraftsperspektiv (Company Law and a Feminist Sustainability Perspective)

Preprint of Ch. 7 in the Norwegian volume ‘Kjønn og rett. Kvinne-, kjønns- og likestillingsperspektiver i jusstudiet’, edited by I. Ikdahl, A. Hellum, J. Asland, H. Bruserud, M.A. Hjort, B.G. Jonassen and M.-L. Skilbrei (Cappelen, in print 2022), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-26, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-13
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2022
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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gender, feminism, women, sustainability, planetary boundaries, social foundations, complexity, business

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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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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
University of Bristol and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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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
Ernst & Young Norway 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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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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Interdisciplinarity for Sustainable Business

Chapter 1 in Beate Sjåfjell, Roseanne Russell and Maja van der Velden (eds), Interdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Business: Perspectives of Women Business Scholars (Springer, in print 2022), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-27, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 22-12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2022
Maja van der Velden, Roseanne Russell and Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo, University of Bristol and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Daughters of Themis Network; Modes of interdisciplinarity; Planetary Boundaries framework; Strong interdisciplinary; Strong sustainability

81.

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
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2020
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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Solidarity, Sustainability and the Role of Business

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2023-04, Forthcoming in Research Handbook on International Solidarity Law (Edward Elgar 2024) edited by Cecilia M. Bailliet
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2023
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
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business, company law, corporate governance, global value chains, UN declaration, international law, EU law, planetary boundaries, climate change, biodiversity, social foundations, human rights, interspecies, intersectional, sustainable development

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SMART Reflections on Policy Coherence, Legal Developments in the Netherlands and the Case for EU Harmonisation. Afterword to Erasmus Law Review Special Issue Towards Responsible Business Conduct in Global Value Chains

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2019
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Jul 2021
Beate Sjåfjell and Jeroen Veldman
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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sustainability, business, global value chains, planetary boundaries, sustainable corporate governance

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SMART Reflections on Policy Coherence, Legal Developments in the Netherlands and the Case for EU Harmonisation

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 4, 2019
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Nov 2021
Beate Sjåfjell and Jeroen Veldman
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Nyenrode Business university
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sustainability, business, global value chains, planetary boundaries, sustainable corporate governance

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Complexity and uncertainty in sustainable finance: An analysis of the EU taxonomy

In Timothy Cadman and Tapan Sarker (eds), De Gruyter Handbook of Sustainable Development and Finance (De Gruyter, in print 2022), Ch. 2, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-44
Posted: 22 Mar 2022
Hanna Ahlström and Beate Sjåfjell
Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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EU Sustainable Finance Initiative, EU Taxonomy Regulation, ESG, complexity, uncertainty

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Sustainability and Law and Economics: An Interdisciplinary Redefinition of Agency Theory

Chapter 5 in Beate Sjåfjell, Roseanne Russell and Maja van der Velden (eds), Interdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Business: Perspectives of Women Business Scholars (Springer, in print 2022), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-31
Posted: 11 Feb 2022
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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Company law, corporate boards, principal-agent issues, planetary boundaries, social foundations

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‘Thinking with Care’: Exploring interdisciplinarity in a global research project

Chapter 2 in Beate Sjåfjell, Roseanne Russell and Maja van der Velden (eds), Interdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Business: Perspectives of Women Business Scholars (Springer, in print 2022), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-28
Posted: 11 Feb 2022
Maja van der Velden and Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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boundary object, care, disciplinary power, language, regulatory ecology

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Corporate Law and Sustainability in a Reimagined Post-Pandemic World

Chapter 13 in Beate Sjåfjell, Carol Liao and Aikaterini Argyrou (eds), Innovating Business for Sustainability: Regulatory Approaches in the Anthropocene (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2022). , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-24
Posted: 14 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2022
Carol Liao, Beate Sjåfjell and Aikaterini Argyrou
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Utrecht University, School of Law, Students

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Anthropocene, Commons, Collaboration, Regulation, Law, Business

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Re-embedding the Corporation in Society and on Our Planet: Company Law as a Vehicle for Change

Chapter 12 in Beate Sjåfjell, Carol Liao and Aikaterini Argyrou (eds), Innovating Business for Sustainability: Regulatory Approaches in the Anthropocene (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2022). , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-23
Posted: 14 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2022
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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sustainable value creation, planetary boundaries, corporate governance, corporate law, corporate boards, sustainability due diligence

90.

Pathways Towards Sustainable Value Creation in the EU

Chapter 12 in B. Sjåfjell, G. Tsagas and C. Villiers (eds), Sustainable Value Creation in the EU: Towards Pathways to a Sustainable Future through Crises (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2022), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-12
Posted: 11 Jan 2022
Charlotte Villiers, Beate Sjåfjell and Georgina Tsagas
University of Bristol, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK

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Corporate purpose, sustainability, sustainable value creation, European Union, challenges, social enterprise, innovation, female participation, policy coherence

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Integrating Sustainable Value Creation in Corporate Governance: Company Law, Corporate Governance Codes and the Constitution of the Company

Chapter 9 in B. Sjåfjell, G. Tsagas and C. Villiers (eds), Sustainable Value Creation in the EU: Towards Pathways to a Sustainable Future through Crises (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2022), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022-09
Posted: 11 Jan 2022
Beate Sjåfjell and Georgina Tsagas
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK

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sustainability, planetary boundaries, EU law, comparative law, global value chains, sustainability due diligence

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Reversing the Hierarchy of Business, Finance and Circular Economy: Enabling Policy Coherence for the Transition to Sustainability

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-06
Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Hanna Ahlström and Beate Sjåfjell
Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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EU business and financial market law, policy coherence, sustainable finance, international investment, circular economy, corporate governance

93.

Thinking with Care: Exploring Interdisciplinarity in a Global Research Project

Forthcoming, Beate Sjåfjell, Roseanne Russell and Maja van der Velden (eds), Interdiscplinary Research for Sustainable Business: Perspectives from Female Business Scholars (Springer)., University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-05
Posted: 01 Feb 2020
Maja van der Velden and Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo and University of Oslo - Faculty of Law

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Complexifying Finance for Sustainability. A Sustainability-Science & Feminist Approach

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-03
Posted: 01 Feb 2020
Beate Sjåfjell and Hanna Ahlström
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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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: 08 Apr 2020
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law and University of Tasmania - 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, 2019), Chapter 49., University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-51
Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
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, 2019), Chapter 50. , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-52
Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
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

99.

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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100.

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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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