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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.


New in Sustainability

  • 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.

  • Legal expert Arie Trouwborst comes face to face with brown bear 13 Apr 2016Direct link Legal expert comes face to face with brown bear
    Which legal expert spends his work time in a sleeping bag under the night sky to watch wild bears? Researcher Arie Trouwborst did that in the Slovenian wilderness.

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 228
Phone +31 13 466 2065
E-mail a.j.dezeeuw@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
Smulders, J.A.
Name prof. dr. J.A. Smulders
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Full Professor
Room K 402
Phone +31 13 466 3653
E-mail j.a.smulders@tilburguniversity.edu
Zoeteman, B.C.J.
Name prof.dr.ir. B.C.J. (Bastiaan (Kees)) Zoeteman
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position
Room T 704
Phone +31 13 466 8013
E-mail zoeteman@tilburguniversity.edu

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