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A position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in is available at the University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law. Extended deadline: 24 May 2017.
Norwegian bank DNB has, after massive pressure from civil society and media, decided to withdraw its investments from the Dakota Access pipeline project. – With proper due diligence, DNB probably would have not been there to start with, Professor Beate Sjåfjell says.
I have to admit that for the first time in my academic career, at around 4 am on Wednesday 9 November 2016, the thought came to my mind that there is no hope.
Policy-makers are slow to regulate sustainability, but courts are turning into environmental champions in assigning responsibility to companies and shareholders.
Good news for the planet: Recent summit suggests growing consensus on the need for integrating sustainability considerations into finance and corporate governance.
The new EU non-financial reporting requirements, while a step in the right direction, lack the scope and the necessary verification requirements to be a real game-changer writes Beate Sjåfjell.
A recent proposal from the Norwegian government looks to remove red tape for small and medium businesses in an effort to encourage entrepreneurship.
The SMART project congratulates Beate Sjåfjell on her appointment as Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Reflecting on recent developments and reimagining corporate governance is at the forefront of the Corporate Roundtable Series, organised by Frank Bold. This series of roundtables at major business centres around the world, including London, New York, Zurich, Breukelen, Paris, and soon Oslo, will conclude in a high-level Conference in Brussels on September 28, where Beate Sjåfjell is an invited speaker.
The SMART team is currently launching the Horizon 2020 project "Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade" in the heart of the EU.