Branch of Law that addresses the relationships between any economic activity and the environment and nature in order to achieve sustainable development.
The main goal of Corporate Environmental Law is to enable Corporations or economic activities to accomplish its business goals within a legal frame, while respecting the legal order and by lowering all types of risks regarding civil, administrative or criminal liability.
At the same time, Corporate Environmental Law seeks to optimize the use of natural resources accordingly to the regulations, in order to obtain a better profitability and to reach sustainable development.
Therefore, Corporate Environmental Law contributes to making the environment a key factor of economic development and growth. It nurtures from other branches of Law and other sciences, such as sociology, economics, and political science, among others.
Nowadays, any Corporation or any economic activity that wants to maintain its competitiveness must take into account Corporate Environmental Law.