Green Business Law Concentration

Green Business Law

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


To complete the requirements of the concentration, you must satisfactorily complete the following courses:

  • Administrative Law
  • Business Associations

You must also satisfactorily complete one (1) of the following courses:

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

You must also satisfactorily complete two (2) 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

You must also satisfactorily complete two (2) of the following courses:

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

In addition to completing the curriculum listed above, you must satisfactorily complete an appropriate paper, clinic, field placement, 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.

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