Climate and energy
To slow down climate change and accelerate the transition to renewable energy, much remains to be done. New technologies offer solutions, but we cannot do without changes at the administrative, legal, financial and economic, psychological and especially social level, leaving no one behind. That is Tilburg University’s mission, in its research and together with social partners.
Academic Collaborative Center for Climate & Energy: ‘This raises questions that we might not otherwise have asked’
Martijn Groenleer: How to organize energy transition locally
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News about climate end energy
Tilburg University and local businesses join forces for sustainable logistics: ‘Collaboration is in the Brabant DNA’03rd November 2023
There are few places in Europe where logistical activity is as strongly developed as in the region of Central Brabant. Over the coming years, the logistics sector in Brabant aims to lead the way in transitioning towards a sustainable future, where robust economic growth goes hand in hand with broad prosperity in the region. To shape this future, Tilburg University and local entrepreneurs have jointly established the Tilburg Initiative for Future Logistics (TIFL).
Multinationals have a responsibility to take care of people and planet throughout their production networks30th October 2023
Multinationals have a duty to prevent or reduce foreseeable negative impacts on workers, communities and the environment, even if these impacts are caused by other actors in their production networks. That is the position Professor of Private Law Paul Verbruggen takes in his inaugural address at Tilburg University on Friday, November 3, 2023.
What are the real effects of climate-related disclosures?23rd October 2023
Policymakers set standards for firms’ reporting on climate-related matters to enable market participants to factor in risks, instill discipline and encourage firms to adopt cleaner practices. However, the costs and benefits of these rules are not entirely clear. Lucas Mahieux, Haresh Sapra and Gaoqing Zhang study the real effects of mandated disclosures. Their key policy recommendation is that disclosure requirements should not be set in isolation but coordinated globally.
Program for Broad Prosperity
In the academic collaborative centers, Tilburg University develops solutions for major societal transformations through intensive collaboration with partners. The centers focus on enhancing broad prosperity in society. These include themes such as climate and energy, an inclusive labor market, and a healthy lifestyle and mental wellbeing. Tilburg University traditionally has a lot of knowledge and expertise on these themes.
Climate & Energy Transition Community
To slow down climate change and accelerate the energy transition, energy and climate goals must be translated into concrete actions at the international, European, national and regional levels. Together with social partners, Tilburg University is working to realize these actions.
Academic Collaborative Center Climate and Energy
Within Tilburg University, various disciplines collaborate on energy and climate research. The researchers do this together with the government and civil society organizations.
Tilburg Sustainability Center
TSC wants to help deal with the challenges of a globalizing world economy, where climate change and resource scarcity require innovative and interdisciplinary approaches and where both policymakers and corporations find it increasingly important to achieve growth in a responsible and sustainable manner.
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