Sustainability and society
Tilburg University's sustainability research includes issues in economics, ethics, and law. Researchers focus on, for instance, Corporate Social Responsibility, sustainable development, environmental economics, climate change and sustainable investment.
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New sustainability initiative: Sodexo campus restaurants join TooGoodToGo01st October 2019
As of today (October 1st) the Sodexo campus restaurants have joined TooGoodToGo. With this new sustainability initiative, we save the food that is left over at the end of the day from ending up in the trash can!
Reusable water bottles in vending machines as of today08th October 2019
As of October 8, Tilburg University offers you a sustainable alternative to the single-use plastic water bottle in the vending machines. With a little more investment, you get one of the newly introduced reusable bottles that can be refilled over and over again at one of the water taps. By doing so, you will contribute to reduce the amount of plastic waste produced on campus!
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.
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