Tilburg Sustainability Center

The Tilburg Sustainability Center provides research based support to companies, governments and organizations in their quest for sustainable development.

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Honorary Doctorates

Sir Partha Dasgupta - 2012

Professor and Research Fellow at Manchester and Cambridge University

Sir Partha Dasgupta received an honorary doctorate for his contributions to the theme "economic growth and sustainability". His contribution to welfare economics in developing countries make him world famous and he is seen as a candidate for the Nobel Prize (together with Martin Weitzman) in the field of environmental and resource economics.

Al Gore - 2010

Former Vice President of the U.S. and founder of the Alliance for Climate Protection Al Gore received an honorary doctorate for the work he has done to put sustainable development and climate change on society's agenda. His steadfast efforts have brought the worlds of politics, society and science closer together. Al Gore's core message for the world is that sustainability must form the basis of the economy in the 21st century.