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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability

The “Small is…” Festival!
5-6th September 2009

@ Practical Action, The Schumacher Centre for Technology and Development, Bourton-on-Dunsmore, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 9QZ, UK
Tel: 01926 634400, E-mail:

A varied programme of debates, workshops, learning and exchanges structured around the following themes is planned:
Small is...economic?
• Small is...appropriate?
• Small is...political?
• Small is...personal?

Participation, talks, workshops and stalls will be from Practical Action, Engineers without Borders UK, Garden Organic, Developing Technologies, architecture sans frontieres UK, HEDON, GVEP and others to be confirmed.

Shops and Stalls: Ecoproducts, development bookstall, Organic produce and others

Bands and a ceilidh at night, Schumacher films in a solar cinema, campfire stories, dawn guided walks around the countryside, yoga sessions in the morning and more

Side-Events and Displays: A model micro-hydro scheme, activities for kids on Sustainable Design and Development, activities on art and development, the Life on the Edge Photo Exhibition, a solar cinema demonstration system, wind turbine and more

Food: Organic and world food cafes, free teas and coffees prepared on improved stoves and more.

Trains and buses to Rugby and Leamington Stations. Staff liftshare is arrangable from pickup points. Limited car parking is also available.

Camping for guests, staying in local B&Bs or with families.

Student Camping: £10 per person (entry fee and camping)
Non-Student Camping: £20 per person (entry and camping)
Day visitor: £5 per day (entry)
Contributors and helpers: Free
Children under 12 years: Free
Parking: £10 per vehicle per day

Limited places are available. For more information visit Send any requests for further information to . If you wish to be a Participant, Contributor or Helper complete a registration form at

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Comment by VENKATARAMAN MACHIRAJU on August 5, 2009 at 1:37pm
Hi Fran,
Its interesting to note about the event, I am happy to sign for Mr.Gordon's support on the site.
Keep it up good initiative.


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