On 24 February 2022 R. Feltkamp was invited together with em.prof. L. Cornelis by The Shift to present their views on the 'underestimated' role of private law (revisited) in the transition to a sustainable society.
The overal purpose of the presentation was to show how private law can and should support to steer the sustainability transition by businesses.
The following points were addressed :
• The urgency of action
• The narrow relation between business activities, private law and sustainability • The (forgotten) role of private law
• Main general private law tools to tackle societal disruptions : the safeguards
• How to bring private law back on track.
The full presentation can be found here.