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    Social entrepreneurship - The Dutch authorities are trying to boost sustainability initiatives

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  • May 2014 marked the coming into force of the policy rules on competition and sustainability adopted by the Dutch minister of economic affairs. In the same month, the Dutch competition authority, the ACM, published a position paper on the same subject, explaining in more detail how it will apply the policy rules in practice. In this article, we outline the Dutch position on the competition law assessment of cooperative initiatives whose goal is sustainability.