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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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  • ‘Legislation not yet ready for energy transition’ 11 Jan 2018Background ‘Legislation not yet ready for energy transition’
    The Netherlands must abandon the use of fossil fuels in favor of sustainable sources. But current legislation stands in the way on this ‘energy transition’, contends Saskia Lavrijssen, whose research has examined how the new role of consumers should be embedded in law. Text: Rutger Vahl, Photo: Dolph Cantrijn

  • Climate-smart agriculture requires radical policy changes 11 Dec 2017Press release Climate-smart agriculture requires radical policy changes
    PRESS RELEASE 11 December 2017 - At all levels of agricultural regulation – national, European, and international – important changes are required to be able to address the challenges of climate change. Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is crucial, on the one hand, to mitigate climate damage to the agricultural sector and, on the other hand, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as well as increase the food production for the growing world population. However, the legal instruments to stimulate CSA are absent or are inadequately developed.

  • International cooperation crucial to save lion populations 14 Sep 2017Press release International cooperation crucial to save lion populations
    PRESS RELEASE 14 September 2017 - Lions belong to the world’s most charismatic megafauna. However, lion numbers and range have declined alarmingly over the last two decades. To turn the tide, international cooperation is crucial, says a team of lawyers, conservation biologists and social scientists.

  • International treaties vital for biodiversity conservation 24 Aug 2017Publication International treaties vital for biodiversity conservation
    In the battle to halt and reverse the global biodiversity crisis, a crucial role is reserved for international legal instruments. A new open-access viewpoint article in BioScience, written by an international assemblage of wildlife lawyers, conservation biologists and social scientists and led by Tilburg lawyer Arie Trouwborst, highlights the importance of international law in wildlife conservation.

  • Alumna Brenda Adoyo starts Venus Cups project in Kenya 08 Jun 2017News Alumna Brenda Adoyo starts Venus Cups project in Kenya
    Brenda Adoyo from Kenya has a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Master’s in Strategic management. She graduated in March 2017. Two years ago, and still a student at the time at Tilburg University, Brenda started the Menstrual Cup project in Kenya.

Most viewed Experts Sustainability

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
Soest, D.P. van
Name prof. dr. D.P. van Soest
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Full Professor
Room P 1.207
Phone +31 13 466 2072
E-mail d.p.vansoest@tilburguniversity.edu
Trouwborst, A.
Name mr.dr. A. Trouwborst
Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law
Position Associate Professor
Room M 509
Phone +31 13 466 8704
E-mail a.trouwborst@tilburguniversity.edu
Thomas, K.M.
Name ir.drs. K.M. (Karin) Thomas
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Management
Position Researcher
Room P 1.139
Phone +31 13 466 4050
E-mail k.m.thomas@tilburguniversity.edu

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