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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.
By Beate Sjåfjell and Jukka Mähönen
PhD candidate Linn Cecilie Anker-Sørensen will present her doctoral thesis "Control decoupling – implications for understanding modern corporate groups"
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.
Twenty-four degrees Celsius and Greek hospitality laid the groundwork for a very fruitful workshop on corporate sustainability and gender.
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.
SMART gets honourable mention on Rector's blog today.
We invite abstract submissions for the conference Stimulating Business in a Europe in Crisis - Evolving Trends and the Case of Greece, at the Jean Monnet Chair of European Constitutional Law and Culture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on 2 June 2015.
Daughters of Themis: International Network for Female Business Scholars, offers a forum for open and inspiring discussions about female business scholars’ common area of interest and about the joys and challenges of being female scholars.
PhD candidate Xiaoqing Huang will present her doctoral thesis "An analysis on automatic information exchange for tax purpose from a Chinese perspective."
New book "The Greening of European Business under EU Law. Taking Article 11 TFEU Seriously." Editors: Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock.
Published by Routledge.
Read more about and register for the PhD-seminar 2014 within 1 December.
PhD candidate Giuseppe Bianco will present his doctoral thesis "Restructuring Sovereign Debt Owed to Private Creditors. The Appropriate Role for International Law"
PhD candidate Basang Wangdui will present his doctoral thesis ""A Comparative Study on Supervisory Role of the Boards in the EU, Selected European States and China"
See presentations at YouTube, abstracts, reports etc from the Final Sustainable Conference.