Special Issue ‘Corporate Sustainability Reforms: Securing Market Actors’ Contribution to Global Sustainability’

This special issue of the journal Sustainability is based on the contributions at the conference ‘Corporate Sustainability Reforms: Securing Market Actors’ Contribution to Global Sustainability’ in Oslo on 24 October 2019. To achieve sustainability, it is crucial to secure the contribution of all market actors: Business, citizens, investors, and the public sector. The contributions engage from different perspectives with ways forward to support the transition to sustainability.

Editors of the special issue: Professor Beate Sjåfjell and Professor Maja van der Velden.

25 May 2020, Journal of Sustainability


  • Jukka Mähönen (2020). Comprehensive Approach to Relevant and Reliable Reporting in Europe: A Dream Impossible? https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/13/5277
  • Beate Sjåfjell (2020). Sustainable Value Creation Within Planetary Boundaries—Reforming Corporate Purpose and Duties of the Corporate Board. https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/15/6245
  • Georgina Tsagas (2020). A Proposal for Reform of EU Member States’ Corporate Governance Codes in Support of Sustainabilityhttps://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/10/4328
  • Magda B. L. Donia, Salvador Herencia Carrasco, Sara Seck, Robert McCorquodale and Sigalit Ronen (2020). The Theorized Relationship between Organizational (Non)Compliance with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Human Rights and Desired Employee Workplace Outcomes. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12052130
  • Borko Mihajlović (2020). The Role of Consumers in the Achievement of Corporate Sustainability through the Reduction of Unfair Commercial Practices. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12031009
  • Lela Mélon (2020). More Than a Nudge? Arguments and Tools for Mandating Green Public Procurement in the EU. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12030988

  • Wei Yin (2019). Integrating Sustainable Development Goals into the Belt and Road Initiative: Would It Be a New Model for Green and Sustainable Investment? https://doi.org/10.3390/su11246991

  • Enrique Boone Barrera (2019). Extractive Industries and Investor–State Arbitration: Enforcing Home Standards Abroad. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11246963

  • John Quinn (2019). The Sustainable Corporate Objective: Rethinking Directors’ Duties. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11236734

  • Mark B. Taylor and Maja van der Velden (2019). Resistance to Regulation: Failing Sustainability in Product Lifecycles. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11226526

  • Małgorzata Agnieszka Cyndecka (2019). The 2019 ‘Fitness Check’ of State Aid Modernisation Reform of 2012—an Opportunity to Redefine and Reintroduce Sustainability into the EU/EEA State Aid Rules? The Example of the Transport Sector. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11226328

  • Michele Siri and Shanshan Zhu (2019). Will the EU Commission Successfully Integrate Sustainability Risks and Factors in the Investor Protection Regime? A Research Agenda. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11226292


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