Law and Sustainability: Tackling Global Environmental Challenges

Law and Sustainability: Tackling Global Environmental Challenges

Course provided by University of Oxford

Summary overview

  • Online scheduled

  • 2 months study time

  • Cross-sector

  • £1,500.00

  • 4 intakes per year; March, May, August and October

  • NA

About this course

Law and Sustainability surveys the most pressing sustainability issues and the existing and emerging legal frameworks that address them across different jurisdictions.Be part of the University of Oxford’s mission to tackle global environmental challenges and use the law to catalyse the sustainability transition.

Summary overview

  • Online scheduled

  • 2 months study time

  • Cross-sector

  • £1,500.00

  • 4 intakes per year; March, May, August and October

  • NA

Learning outcomes

  1. The key sustainability challenges domestically and globally.
  2. Legal principles and frameworks for environment and sustainability.
  3. The key international treaties developed to address sustainability issues like climate change and the loss of biodiversity.
  4. The relationships between science and the law.
  5. Systemic lawyering for sustainability.
  6. The role of non-legal actors including NGOs, think tanks, and civil society.
  7. How corporate and securities law can address sustainability challenges.