Archive for March, 2017

Innovation Shorts: How Enterprise Car Club is Contributing to a Low Carbon Wales

Enterprise takes sustainability seriously and is on a mission to provide the best transport system in the world by fostering innovation, new vehicle technologies and sustainable solutions. Enterprise Car Clubs are encouraging and facilitating a shift in traditional travel culture and car ownership model of transport. Their car club model enables a pay-as-you-go approach using a […]

Board Vacancies

There are a number of board vacancies available within the Welsh Government and Public Sector in Wales. Please see details below and go to the Welsh Government website fore more information.   Independent Member – Supporting People National Advisory Board. The closing date for receipt of applications is 06 April 2016. Member – Welsh Language Partnership […]

Supporting Cardiff employers to pay the Living Wage

The City Council is encouraging employers to sign up to pay the Living Wage to help Cardiff gain recognition as Living Wage city. As a Living Wage employer itself, the authority believes that paying the Living Wage is a key indicator of an employer’s commitment to fair work practices and aims to support local businesses […]

£1 million grant launched for community food waste campaigns

Over the past year the South Derbyshire town of Swadlincote has been at the centre of a social experiment to cut household food waste. The Sainsbury’s Waste less, Save more campaign has worked with the local community helping people to change the way they think about food: what they buy, how they cook and what […]

Minuteman Press: How one small franchise goes above and beyond digital print

Minuteman Press is more than just a digital print and copying service. Located in Cardiff Bay since 2010, the small, friendly and highly knowledgeable team go above and beyond when it comes to exceeding customer expectations and developing a responsible business model that runs through everything they do. “If there’s one thing we’ve learned over […]

Sustainability report

Guide to the essential elements of a sustainability report

Blog post from Principle Consultant – Rhodri Thomas In the last five years I have read hundreds of sustainability/environmental policies, strategies and action plans. Some of this reading was undertaken purely as professional research; a lot was undertaken under the requirement of a Welsh Government contract, as the person who analysed and graded the annual […]

Down to Earth sustainable building

Book onto Down to Earth’s inspiring training courses

Award-winning social enterprise and Cynnal Cymru member, Down to Earth have just announced the first dates in their training programme for 2017. As the Cynnal Cymru team can testify, it is more than just training – Down to Earth provide an inclusive and empowering environment to learn, work together and contribute to such an important project. […]

People of Wales to send giant message in bottle for Earth Hour

WWF-Cymru, the Welsh arm of the global conservation organisation, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour (the annual event that sees millions worldwide switch off their lights) this March, by helping the people of Wales to send a giant, eight metre message in a bottle to Welsh politicians and the world, calling for urgent […]

This is civil engineering photography competition

Help to celebrate civil engineering in Wales by entering the ICE Wales Cymru annual Photo Competition. The 2016 Photo Competition and Exhibition at Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay was a huge success with a record number of entries and visitors and ICE invite you to help make the 2017 Photo Competition equally successful. The competition is open […]