‘Social enterprise and the environment’ event

Social Enterprise and the EnvironmentDr Dan van der Horst
Defra hosted an Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) Public Policy Seminar entitled ‘Social Enterprise and the Environment’ on Tuesday 23 June.

Presentations by Dr. Mick Blowfield (University of Oxford), Dr. Dan van der Horst (University of Birmingham), Nigel Lowthrop (Founder and Director of Hill Holt Wood) and Julie Hitchcock (Deputy Director for Local and Regional Governance, Defra) were followed by workshops that looked at the opportunities and challenges around social enterprises and the environment.

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2 Comments

  1. Posted 7 July, 2009 at 9:11 am | Permalink

    Are there any slides, notes etc from this day? I didn’t know about the seminar, but am very interested in this area both for my work role and as as a volunteer for ‘Sustainable Wallingford’ a community group in Oxfordshire that is very actively supporting our community to act on climate change and change their behaviour to live more sustainably. At the moment we are exploring the possibility of setting up a social enterprise to support our activities and it would be helpful to have any advice.

  2. Posted 9 July, 2009 at 5:55 pm | Permalink

    Yes, there are some slides available from the day. We’ll send a copy through to you shortly.

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