Archive for May, 2015

Chris Lines

Cynnal Cymru welcomes Chris Lines

With a 30 year career in communications, Chris Lines joins the Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales team on secondment until March 2016. Cynnal Cymru is pleased to be gaining someone of Chris Lines’ calibre and is excited about the projects Chris will be leading on over the coming months. Chris has a background in communications in Wales […]

Resignation of David Fitzpatrick as Chief Executive of Cynnal Cymru

Following some serious health problems culminating in a minor stroke, David Fitzpatrick has decided to offer his resignation as Chief Executive of Cynnal Cymru with immediate effect. The Board has reluctantly decided that they must accept that resignation in order to allow David to focus his energies on getting himself back to full health. Temporary […]


You Call It “Training

It was back in 2009 when my former colleague Michelle Aitchison and I decided that Wales’ journey to sustainability would be enhanced and speeded up if we could just get more people to think like us and know what we know! So we set about devising workshops that explained the concept of “sustainable development

Emergence Partnership

The Value and Joys of Working in Partnership

Most people probably think of Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales in the context of its foundation in 2002 by members of civic society and the Welsh Government and its subsequent contract work on The Well-being of Future Generations Act and support for The Sustainable Futures Commissioner. What people may not be aware of however is that in […]

Why I love being bilingual

Comedian and Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales staff member Daniel Glyn shares his views on being bilingual. “My name is Daniel Glyn, I used to be a children’s presenter – this was about three maybe four stone ago. I am from Cardiff, my mother was from London, and my father was from Anglesey, so that’s […]

Mark Wilson, Interface Sustainability Ambassador and Cynnal Cymru Board Member, talks about establishing Greenstream Carpets as a local recycling venture.

Mark partnered with Ellen Petts in 2008 as part of his dissertation with Forum for the Future in order to become a Level 3 Ambassador.  They set up Greenstream carpets as a small scale recycling project with a plan for it to be scalable ensuring it was economically sustainable as well as environmentally strong. Here Mark […]

Derek Osbourn, Chair of Cynnal Cymru - Sustain Wales

Derek Osborn, Chair of Cynnal Cymru, launches the new membership offer to supporters of Cynnal Cymru

This is a very significant day for Cynnal Cymru. We are opening our doors to invite anyone and everyone concerned with making a sustainable future for Wales to become members of our organisation and to help advance this great cause. The timing is right. The Welsh Assembly has just enacted the Well-Being of Future Generations […]

The Environment (Wales) Bill – laid today

Article by Katy Orford and Nia Seaton, National Assembly for Wales Research Service The Environment (Wales) Bill (PDF, 293KB) and associated Explanatory Memorandum have been laid today and will be introduced in Plenary by the Minister for Natural Resources, Carl Sargeant, on Tuesday. The Bill’s content is wide ranging covering at least eight different areas […]