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.
08:00 - 12:00
TOP Winter Week 2021
Each year, TOP Week takes place in the week before the start of the academic year.
09:00 - 18:00
International workshop ‘Urban climate resilience: the role of law’
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.
Are we facing Climate Crash? Reyer Gerlagh explains at Science Gala 202017th December 2020
At the Dutch national Gala of Science 2020, held in November 26, Prof. dr. Reyer Gerlagh from Tilburg Sustainability Center spoke about climate changes over the past 100 years, expectations for the next 50 years, and discussed whether a climate-neutral economy can be combined with economic growth.
November 5 - World Digital Preservation Day 202005th November 2020
Today is World Digital Preservation Day (WDPD). The aim of this day is to create greater awareness of digital preservation. It is celebrated on the first Thursday of November every year. This year’s theme is ‘Digits: for Good’.
Addressing 'Green paradox' of Green Deal - Tilburg University researchers suggest to rethink EU Emission Trading System20th October 2020
The Europe's Economic Policy Journal "Economic Policy" has featured the results of the work of the Tilburg University professor Reyer Gerlagh (Tilburg Sustainability Center), PhD researcher Roweno Heijmans (Tilburg Sustainability Center) and Professsor Knut Einar Rosendahl from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Their research suggested that the anticipated Green Deal policies that are intended to reduce carbon emissions could instead lead to increased EU emissions.
New book: 'Partnerships for livable cities'25th August 2020
The book 'Partnerships for Livable Cities', edited by Dr. Cor van Montfort (Tilburg University and VU Amsterdam) and Dr. Ank Michels (Utrecht University) has just been published. In this volume, scholars from around the world discuss various innovative forms of collaboration between public and private actors that contribute to making our cities more livable.
Antarctica more widely impacted than previously thought15th July 2020
Reporting in the journal Nature, a research team including Tilburg University show where human activities have been conducted in Antarctica and uncover two main concerns: wilderness in Antarctica is decreasing due to an increasing 'human footprint' and biodiversity is under pressure because species mainly depend on areas that are strongly influenced by humans. However, much opportunity exists to take swift action.