79019 Corporate Environmental Responsibility

As a field of study, environmental law deals with the rules, relationships, systems and processes by which environmental protection is achieved. The process of environmental protection or sustainability involves multiple stakeholders of which corporations are but one. Corporate environmental responsibility focuses on the role that corporations can play in environmental protection and the responsibilities that are now attaching to corporations to encourage sound environmental practice. This subject examines environmental law issues as they relate to corporations focusing at the national and state levels but looking at comparative examples where appropriate. It analyses climate change as a driver for corporate environmental change.

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