Tilburg University: Fair & Green

Tilburg University is committed to a sustainable society and encourages researchers, teachers, support staff, students, and stakeholders to actively contribute to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Fair & Green news

  • 16 Nov 2017Event

    Interview Unilever chief sustainability Jan Kees Vis
    Night Talk: In this Food for Thought session, two trained students enter into a discussion with Vis, leaving plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion with the audience. Read more

  • 01 Dec 2017Event

    Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award 2017 *
    In dedication to World Human Rights Day, presentation of the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award 2017 for the best PhD thesis and the best Master’s thesis on human rights. With a lecture by Jolien Schukking, judge at the European Court of Human Rights. (language: English) Read more

  • 22 Nov 2017Event

    Warandelezing 2017 - Bernice Notenboom: IJs of geen ijs? Klimaatverandering en de polen *
    Bernice Notenboom, number 3 in the Dutch 2016 Sustainable Top 100, wants to show what disaster is taking place as a result of climate change. She recently did a similar presentation for 66 representatives from the business community during a joint visit to Spitsbergen.’ (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 04 Sep 2015Press release

    Data Challenge: tracking ship movements and detecting illness in children
    September 4th, 2015 - Tilburg University data science researchers help non-profit organizations to address Big Data challenges. At a symposium on September 11th, they will present cases of Greenpeace and Jeroen Bosch Hospital to illustrate both solutions and challenges offered by Big Data. Read more

  • 28 Mar 2015Video

    EU protection works for wolf, bear and lynx
    In the EU Habitats Directive it is established that big predators such as the bear, wolf and lynx are protected and, when they show up, should be welcome in the Netherlands. But the legal framework has not been adjusted to this new reality, says Arie Trouwborst, Associate Professor of Environmental Law at Tilburg Law School. Read more

  • 15 Sep 2014Press release

    Risks climate engineering are manageable
    The concerns about regulating climate engineering are out of proportion, states Jesse Reynolds on the grounds of his PhD research. He will defend his thesis at Tilburg University on September 22nd. Reynolds proposes to set up an international institution to facilitate and help regulate climate engineering field experiments worldwide. Read more