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.
Manipulation of the CO2 emissions system threatens climate targets22nd July 2019
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 Cities21st June 2019
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 wolves27th May 2019
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.
Common approach towards wilderness protection in Antarctica urgently needed21st May 2019
Growing tourism in Antarctica is posing an increasing threat to the wilderness. In order to improve protection, the Antarctic Treaty Parties should take urgent action and find a common approach, says Dr. Antje Neumann.