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.
Grant for Data Science for Zero Hunger Lab
The aim of building the Zero Hunger Lab to deliver innovative data science to achieve zero hunger by 2030, fits in the research vision of Tilburg Science with a Soul.
Funding from NWO for research on ostracism, economies-of-scale and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Three professors of Tilburg University have been awarded research funding from NWO Domain Social Sciences and Humanities: Ilja van Beest for research on ostracism, Dick den Hertog for research on economies-of-scale and Jonathan Verschuuren for research on reducing greenhouse emissions.
Manipulation of the CO2 emissions system threatens climate targets
Manipulation of European Union Emissions Trading system (EU ETS) by the buy, bank, burn program compensates unregulated emissions while regulated sectors carry a large part of the burden. This distorts the balance between regulated firms and non-regulated projects, so parties outside the EU ETS can be virtuous at the cost of others. Environmental economists Reyer Gerlagh and Roweno Heijmans of the Tilburg School of Economics & Management discovered a leak in the system.
First-Ever SDG Index and Dashboards Report for European Cities
Recently, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), which co-produces the Sustainable Development Report (formerly SDG Index and Dashboards), in partnership with the Brabant Center for Sustainable Development (Telos, Tilburg University), released the first-ever SDG Index and Dashboards Report for European Cities.
We need to relearn how to deal with wolves
Wolves have returned to the Netherlands - how do we protect them and cattle at the same time? By influencing mutual contact between humans and wolves, according to new research.