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Eric W. Orts

Guardsmark Professor

Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management

Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership

Research Interests: corporate governance, environmental management, environmental law and policy, securities regulation, theories of the firm, professional ethics

Links: CV, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership

Current research focuses on several projects:  completing a book under contract with Oxford University Press on "Rethinking the Firm," an interdisciplinary sequel to "Business Persons:  A Legal Theory of the Firm" (OUP 2013); writing a book proposal with a co-author on "Climate Contracts" that expands on an article by the same name; and doing research for an article on "Constitutional Commodification" to be written with Amy Sepinwall.


  • Eric W. Orts, Kurt Deketelaere, eds., Environmental Contracts (2001).  Abstract  Related Materials