Concentrations: Green Business Law

Sustainable business practices are gaining relevance fast as more and more businesses evaluate their environmental impact. Oregon Law’s Green Business Law concentration prepares students to enter this emerging field by immersing them in a rich, interdisciplinary curriculum. Students interested in the environment and natural resources law should also consider concurrently pursuing an Environmental Law concentration to complement their legal education.


To complete the requirements of the concentration, a student must satisfactorily complete all of the following courses:

  • Administrative Law
  • Business Associations

A successful candidate must also satisfactorily complete one of the following courses:

  • Environmental Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Natural Resources Law

In addition, a successful candidate will satisfactorily complete two of the following courses:

  • Climate Law and Policy
  • Energy and the Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Hazardous Waste
  • International Environmental Law
  • Land Use Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Water Resources Law

A successful candidate will also satisfactorily complete two of the following courses:

  • Accounting for Lawyers
  • Business Law Clinic
  • Business Planning
  • Federal Income Tax II
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Policy

In addition to completing the curriculum referenced above, a student must satisfactorily complete an appropriate paper, clinic, externship, business plan, integrative project, or substantially equivalent work.  All work must be approved by a member of the Green Business Law Concentration Committee.

A full list of requirements and procedures is available to current students in MyLaw. The information contained on this page is only a summary of the academic requirements.

For specific course requirements for individual concentrations, please go to “Forms” under the Registrar’s tab in MyLaw.