Archive for February, 2015

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Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales BECOMES WORKPLACE OF WORLD CHANGERS

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales has committed to sourcing more ethically in their office in Cardiff, by ensuring staff and visitors are able to choose Fairtrade options when it comes to having their daily cuppa. By offering Fairtrade tea, coffee and sugar, staff at Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales are celebrating becoming a Fairtrade Workplace […]

Energy Efficiency Best Practice Awards

Are you involved in helping to improve energy efficiency in your local community? British Gas and fuel poverty charity National Energy Action are inviting applications for the Energy Efficiency Best Practice Awards. Eight organisations with a track record of delivering projects to save energy and reduce CO2 will win up to £5000 to help them […]

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day is taking place on 27th February. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of the problem of fuel poverty which affects 1 in 3 households in Wales. The day is part of a national campaign by fuel poverty charity National Energy Action. NEA will use the day to highlight […]

Professor Herbert Girardet

Herbert Girardet is co-founder of the World Future Council and member of the Club of Rome. He is leading international consultant and a recipient of a UN Global 500 Award ‘for outstanding environmental achievements’. For many years he has focussed on the business and job opportunities of sustainable urban development, and he is often called the world’s […]

Miriam Turner

Assistant Vice President Co-innovation Interface Inc. Miriam Turner is AVP Co-innovation for Interface Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of environmentally responsible modular floor coverings. Co-innovation is all about working together in partnership across regions, functions and sectors. In this role Miriam is responsible for driving Interface’s global growth and Mission Zero strategies through collaborative […]

Professor Phil Jones

Chair of Architectural Science, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Phil is Professor of Architectural Science at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University. He is chair of the Wales Low Carbon Research Institute and has led its Low Carbon Built Environment programme, including the SOLCER ‘energy positive’ house, the SOLCER retrofits, the sustainable building […]

Mike Rann

Hon Mike Rann AC, CNZM, Former Premier of South Australia Mike Rann is Chief Executive Officer of the Rann Strategy Group (RSG), based in London with affiliates in Rome, Milan, Washington and Sydney. Mr Rann is also Visiting Professor at the Policy Institute of King’s College London. Mr Rann was most recently Australia’s Ambassador to Italy, […]

New study investigates green growth in Welsh economy

A new report investigating the potential for green growth in the Welsh economy is being presented to Carl Sargeant, the Minister for Natural Resources today (Monday, 9 February). The report has been prepared by members of the Green Growth Steering Group, led by Climate Change Commissioner for Wales Peter Davies and Professor Garel Rhys of […]