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.
Behavioral interventions have positive effect on environmentally conscious behavior06th September 2021
Can behavioral interventions improve environmental behavior, not only in the short term, but also in the longer term? Mirthe Boomsma gave a positive answer to this question in her research, for which she will obtain her doctorate at Tilburg University on Wednesday, September 8. Her research focuses on behavioral interventions in separation of waste and energy consumption
KNAW honors 6 proposals from pilot fund ‘Science Communication: Appreciated!’22nd April 2021
Six submissions from Tilburg University to the KNAW pilot fund 'Science Communication by Scientists: Appreciated!’ have been awarded. TiSEM, TSB and TLS each have been awarded two proposals. 'Appreciated!' is meant for ongoing science communication projects being carried out by teams of scientists. Each team receives €10,000 and should consist of at least three scientists.
Podcast BBC with Arie Trouwborst: On how to coax cats to harm wildlife less01st April 2021
Cats are blamed for killing an estimated 100million prey in the UK each year. Miranda Krestovnikoff of BBC Radio 4 looks at the research to see how they might be coaxed to harm wildlife less. Environmental law researcher Arie Trouwborst is on the show.
MEGAMIND project for innovative energy transition receives grant from NWO10th March 2021
Innovative energy transition research receives a grant from the Dutch Research Council NWO. Ten researchers will link artificial intelligence research to innovation in legislation and regulation to accelerate the energy transition. Among the ten researchers are Saskia Lavrijssen, Merel Noorman and Leonie Reins from the Tilburg Law School.
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.