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Published Dec. 1, 2019 7:34 PM

Change in business practice is urgently needed to achieve sustainability. The deterioration of our biosphere has direct impacts on human welfare and political progress towards the realization of human rights. We must ensure business respect for human rights is a minimum standard in the drive for sustainability, say SMART project leader Beate Sjåfjell and researcher Mark B. Taylor.   

Published Oct. 18, 2019 11:14 AM

We have created several visuals that we are sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share research insights from the SMART project with a wider audience. Like and share to spread the SMART message!

Published Mar. 8, 2019 3:08 PM

“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.

Published Feb. 20, 2019 9:27 AM

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.

Published Feb. 14, 2019 1:13 PM

Contrary to popular belief, maximising returns to shareholders is not a legal obligation. EU law must clarify that it is a requirement for companies to operate sustainably, said professor Beate Sjåfjell in Brussels on 24 January.