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The importance of article 11 TFEU for regulating business in the EU: securing the very basis of our existence

Wiesbrock, Anja and Sjafjell, Beate 2015, The importance of article 11 TFEU for regulating business in the EU: securing the very basis of our existence. In Sjafjell, Beate and Wiesbrock, Anja (ed), The greening of European business under EU law: taking article 11 TFEU seriously, Routledge, Abingdon, Eng., pp.1-12.

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Title The importance of article 11 TFEU for regulating business in the EU: securing the very basis of our existence
Author(s) Wiesbrock, Anja
Sjafjell, Beate
Title of book The greening of European business under EU law: taking article 11 TFEU seriously
Editor(s) Sjafjell, Beate
Wiesbrock, Anja
Publication date 2015
Series Routledge research in EU law
Chapter number 1
Total chapters 10
Start page 1
End page 12
Total pages 12
Publisher Routledge
Place of Publication Abingdon, Eng.
Keyword(s) law
Summary states thatEnvironmental protection requirements must be integrated into thedefinition and implementation of the Union policies and activities, inparticular with a view to promoting sustainable development.This rule encapsulates a legal principle that constitutes one of the mostimportant elements of EU environmental law.2 Indeed, Article 11 TFEU is arguablyone of the fundamentally most important provisions in EU treaty law asa whole. Integrating environmental protection in all areas to the extentnecessary to secure sustainable development is a prerequisite to securing thevery basis of our existence. Economic development and social welfare or, asformulated as an objective of EU law: achieving ‘a highly competitive socialmarket economy, aiming at full employment and social progress’, is in the longrun fully dependent on the stability of our ecosystems.
ISBN 1317664728
9781317664727
Language eng
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
Copyright notice ©2015, The Authors
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30091933

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