We study the barriers and drivers for market actors' contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals within planetary boundaries, with the aim of achieving Policy Coherence for Development.



  • needtocontribute Better regulation of companies crucial

    “The EU should reform European company law to ensure that businesses create profit in a way that is not based on destroying the environment or exploiting people,” says law professor and SMART project leader Beate Sjåfjell.

  • maarten-van-den-heuvel-73123-unsplash Available position as research assistant in SMART

    The deadline for application is 7 March 2019.

    Would you like be a part of an exciting and important project? We are advertising a position starting in August 2019 as research assistant with the research project Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART) at the Department of Private Law, University of Oslo.

Blogging for Sustainability

  • March 8 – Women’s Health, Decent Work and the Electronics Industry Mar. 7, 2019 1:48 PM

    As we mark the International Women’s day and remember the struggles to get access to work for women everywhere, let’s also remember that the right to work includes the right to a safe working environment. 8 March is a good day to start demanding women’s right to decent work in the electronics industry, argues SMART researcher Maja van der Velden.