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Taking Article 11 TFEU Seriously

The Significance of EU treaty Law for Regulating European Companies

Does EU Treaty Law require a greening of European companies? Discussions of the significance of the EU Treaties for business usually deal with free movement, freedom of establishment and the level playing field. However, the Treaties also set out important environmental objectives, principles and rules for the EU. The European Law Conference 2012 discusses the significance of Article 11 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, which sets out a duty to integrate environmental protection requirements in all policies and activities of the EU. The European Court of Justice has shown that this is more than a political declaration and has legal substance. But what does it mean, taken seriously, for company law, reporting, corporate governance and for public procurement and insurance?

Join us at this event, and find out!

Please register for the event by 18 September 2012. No registration fee, lunch and reception included. The conference is open for all, including students, scholars and practitioners.


European Law Network, The Sustainable Companies Project and European Law Association
Published May 30, 2012 10:55 AM - Last modified Nov 3, 2014 01:10 PM