Tilburg Sustainability Center
The Tilburg Sustainability Center (TSC) focuses its research on:
Climate Action & Resource Efficiency, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Innovation and Sustainability & Governance.
Read more about our research themes
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.
12:30 - 12:30
Brabant Tour for all Tilburg University staff (bike tour)
Also on behalf of the Executive Board, we invite all staff (so also non-members) of Tilburg University and affiliated institutes to participate in the annual Brabant Tour. Everyone can participate free of charge in this sportive and fun cycling treasure hunt, work permitting. The tour will be concluded with a BBQ on campus.
Wilding one square meter of garden for one year: The results05th April 2023
Exactly one year ago, Assistant Professor Ben Vollaard of Tilburg University and Dutch daily newspaper NRC Handelsblad started the crowdsourcing project ‘Wilding the Garden.’ The purpose of the project was to allow people to experience what happens when they leave a patch of garden untended for a year. With 8,500 garden owners participating initially, we can call it a successful project. Now, one year on, we look back and discuss the results.
Retailer price promotions increase waste awareness, not waste30th March 2023
Contrary to what is often assumed, retailer price promotions such as “Buy One, Get One” or quantity discounts in supermarkets do not cause more food to go to waste. In fact, such offers appear to increase consumer awareness of the risk of wasting food, which in turn spurs them on to prevent waste. Supermarkets could encourage such awareness-driven behavior by designing smart campaigns that help prevent waste.
Tilburg University appoints Arie Trouwborst as professor of Nature Conservation Law02nd March 2023
Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Arie Trouwborst as full professor of Nature Conservation Law as of 1 March 2023. His research and education will focus on the role of international, European and national law regarding the conservation, sustainable use and restoration of ecosystems and populations of wild fauna and flora.
Tilburg University joins the Netherlands Energy Research Alliance02nd February 2023
Tilburg University has joined NERA, the Netherlands Energy Research Alliance, to strengthen cooperation with other universities and knowledge institutions in the field of energy research. This cooperation fits into Tilburg University's broader strategy to stimulate research on climate change and energy issues from the social sciences and humanities.
Tilburg University and stakeholders unite to tackle climate crisis31st January 2023
The Academic Collaborative Center on Climate and Energy has officially kicked off on January 30. In this Collaborative Center Tilburg University enters into a long-term partnership with societal partners to address the climate crisis. The collaboration focuses on social, rather than technical, innovation as a driver of progress and change in the energy transition.