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Sustainability

Sustainability

Tilburg University's sustainability research includes issues in economics, ethics, and law. Within the Tilburg Sustainability Center researchers focus on Corporate Social Responsibility, sustainable development, environmental economics, climate change and sustainable investment.


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  • Laws crucial to preserve biodiversity threatened 22 Feb 2017Press release Laws crucial to preserve biodiversity threatened
    The mounting threats posed to the global environment by harmful human activities cannot be averted without effective legislation controlling those activities. However, the environmental laws designed for this purpose are themselves under global attack, warns an international team of scientists including Arie Trouwborst of Tilburg University in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution.

  • Aart de Zeeuw in Science 07 Oct 2016News Aart de Zeeuw in Science
    In the most recent edition of Science (Oct. 7, 2016) features an article co-authored by Aart de Zeeuw: ‘Social norms as solutions. Policies may influence large-scale behavioral tipping’, by K. Nyborg et al.

  • Green car taxes: Lower CO2 emissions 04 Oct 2016Press release Green car taxes: Lower CO2 emissions
    PRESS RELEASE 3-10-2016 - 12% of the total CO2 emissions in the EU is caused by private cars. Therefore the EU pursues an active policy to reduce these CO2 emissions by means of green car taxes, stimulating the purchase of cleaner cars. Consumers react to higher taxes by trading their ‘polluting’ gasoline-powered vehicles for ‘cleaner’ (i.e., less CO2-emitting) diesel-powered cars. However, this will possibly lead to more particulate matter emissions.

  • Caught in the wire: European border fences threaten wildlife 23 Jun 2016Press release Caught in the wire: European border fences threaten wildlife
    PRESS RELEASE 23 June 2016 - The ongoing refugee crisis in Europe has seen many countries rush to construct security fences along their borders. These fences, however, do not only affect people, but unintentionally block the movements of wild animals as well.

  • The Netherlands not ready for smart and sustainable energy system 13 Jun 2016Press release The Netherlands not ready for smart and sustainable energy system
    PRESS RELEASE 13 June 2016 - The Netherlands is lagging hopelessly behind in implementing European obligations for a transition to smart and sustainable energy. According to Professor Saskia Lavrijssen, this is the current state of affairs in the Netherlands, as she observes in her inaugural address on Friday, June 17th, at Tilburg University.

Most viewed Experts Sustainability

Zeeuw, A.J. de
Name prof. dr. A.J. de Zeeuw
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Full Professor
Room K 406
Phone +31 13 466 2065
E-mail a.j.dezeeuw@tilburguniversity.edu
Somsen, J.
Name prof.mr. J. (Han) Somsen
Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law
Position Full Professor
Room M 531
Phone +31 13 466 2742
E-mail han.somsen@tilburguniversity.edu
Seters, P.C.M. van
Name prof. dr. P.C.M. van Seters
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg School of Politics and Public Administration
Position Full Professor
Room T 250
Phone +31 13 466 8016
E-mail p.c.m.vseters@tilburguniversity.edu
Soest, D.P. van
Name prof. dr. D.P. van Soest
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Full Professor
Room K 403
Phone +31 13 466 2072
E-mail d.p.vansoest@tilburguniversity.edu

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