Sustainability and competition law

This special On-topic explores the interactions and tensions between the implementation of the fundamental principles and objectives of the EU, including environmental protection and sustainable development, and European competition policy. This set of articles brings together contributions addressing the subject from a different perspective. Each article illustrates the complexity of the considerations faced by European and national competition authorities in tackling climate change issues and the need for sustainable policies.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Avant-propos: Competition and Sustainable Development - A Model Under Construction Guy Canivet Honorary President of the Court of Cassation, Paris Former member of the Constitutional Council 1. As conceived by its founding texts adopted from the 1970s onwards, sustainable development is based on integrated economic, environmental and social solutions that are the basis for economic models that serve people and the environment, environmental policies that contribute to progress, social approaches that promote economic dynamism and protect the environmental heritage, while strengthening human rights, equality and sustainability. 2. This political current

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Guy Canivet, Julian Nowag, Lucas Peeperkorn, Michael Ristaniemi, Ekaterina Rousseva, Alexandra Teorell, Maria Wasastjerna, Sustainability and competition law, November 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97390, pp. 26-65

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