The future for company law and sustainability

Sjafjell, Beate and Richardson, Benjamin J. 2015, The future for company law and sustainability. In Sjafjell, Beate and Richardson, Benajmin J. (ed), Company law and sustainability: legal barriers and opportunities, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Eng., pp.312-340.

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Title The future for company law and sustainability
Author(s) Sjafjell, Beate
Richardson, Benjamin J.
Title of book Company law and sustainability: legal barriers and opportunities
Editor(s) Sjafjell, Beate
Richardson, Benajmin J.
Publication date 2015
Chapter number 8
Total chapters 8
Start page 312
End page 340
Total pages 29
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Place of Publication Cambridge, Eng.
Summary In spite of apparently earnest reform efforts on many levels and in manyjurisdictions, including, for example, the adoption in April 2014 of newnon-financial reporting requirements for the largest companies in theEU,1 there are few signs that current governance regimes are or will becapable of producing more than just incremental improvements. Incrementalismis not even close to the fundamental shift we need to changefrom ‘business as usual’ to an environmentally sustainable path.
ISBN 9781107043275
Language eng
Indigenous content off
Field of Research 1801 Law
Socio Economic Objective 0 Not Applicable
HERDC Research category B1.1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
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