Tilburg Sustainability Center
The Tilburg Sustainability Center (TSC) focuses its research on:
- Climate Action & Resource Efficiency
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Social Innovation
- Sustainability & Governance
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.
By operating on the interface of economics, ethics and law, TSC researchers are excellently placed to provide support to companies, governments and other organizations in their quest for sustainable development.
Call for Abstracts
The IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, together with the Tilburg Sustainability Center, is hosting a workshop at 10 September 2020 where we aim to critically consider what is required from legal frameworks in order to enable city authorities to promote or enhance climate resilience. Please submit an Abstract of no more than 300 words before Monday 2 March 2020.
Third prize for Tilburg University students in Milgard School of Business Case Competition09th March 2020
Four TiSEM students won the third prize in the 9th Milgard School of Business Case Competition on Leadership & Social Responsibility in Tacoma (Seattle, USA) on Friday, February 28. In this business case competition, teams from various universities joined battle on a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) case. In total, 19 teams participate, from universities world-wide. Tilburg University was the only European participant.
Marie Curie Individual Fellowship awarded to Anna Berti Suman to conduct research into citizen sensing for environmental justice09th March 2020
PhD candidate Anna Berti Suman of Tilburg Law School has been awarded a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship. Her research proposal, which got the highest evaluation possible, is entitled ‘SENSJUS- Citizen Sensing as a source of evidence in environmental justice litigation and as a tool for environmental mediation’.
Join the National Meatless Week09th March 2020
March 9-15th is the National Meatless Week. Consuming less meat has a very positive impact on humans, animals and the environment alike.
Tilburg University launches Sustainability Factory03rd February 2020
The President of the Tilburg University Executive Board, Koen Becking, has launched the Sustainability Factory on February 3: it is the university’s ‘green office’, that stimulates sustainability initiatives by both students and staff. On that occasion, he also signed a document pledging the university’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Tilburg University involved in large multidisciplinary research into energy transition13th December 2019
The European Commission recently presented the European Green Deal, which sets ambitious goals and measures to achieve the Paris climate goals. The switch to a sustainable CO2-neutral energy supply is an important spearhead. The Tilburg professors Martijn Groenleer and Saskia Lavrijssen are both co-applicants for two large-scale multidisciplinary research projects that aim to accelerate the energy transition, supported by NWO with a grant of more than 10 million euros per project.