CEDON (Center for Economics and Corporate Sustainability) is an interdisciplinary group of researchers with backgrounds in economics, psychology, environmental sciences, engineering and biomedical sciences.
Human Ecology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The ongoing research is concentrated in the fields of: 1. Interdisciplinary instruments for environmental management including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (e.g. evaluation of EIA procedures and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), development of EIA guidelines and recommendations for good practice, strategic environmental assessment (SEA), SEA and sustainable urban development); 2. Environmental Health (mainly related to ...
Agricultural and Farm Development Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
We study the complexity of choices made to increase sustainability. How does a competitive and sustainable production system function within an environmental, market and policy context? What makes it shock-resistant? We study the resilience of agricultural systems, develop decision support tools and models, study collaboration in the agro-food chain, create sustainability assessment tools and study learning processes in farmer groups.
Environmental Economics Hasselt University
Engineering Management University of Antwerp
Energy and Materials in Infrastructure and Buildings (EMIB) University of Antwerp
Department of Sustainable Organic Chemistry and Technology Ghent University
Research activities encompass the design of heterogeneous catalysts for the future challenges in industrial organic and environmental catalysis.
Economics Hasselt University
Division of Bioeconomics KU Leuven
The Division of Bioeconomics has three main research lines:
- poverty reduction and economic growth in poor countries and the sustainable and efficient use of natural resource to realize pro-poor growth;
- the transition towards a sustainable bio-based economy;
- the link between economic and ecological models by refining functions of socio-economic drivers that are used to model resource use change and changes in ...