Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Only 1 Week to Apply for the Sustain Wales Awards!

With only one week left to apply for the Sustain Wales Awards, we’ve put together a few words of encouragement and advice from one of our judges, to help you create that Award-winning entry. As always we are looking for outstanding individuals, projects or initiatives that are helping to deliver the seven national goals of […]

Innovation in Sustainable Procurement – Common Sense, Collaboration and Circular Thinking

In association with Orangebox Last Thursday Cynnal Cymru held a shared learning event in Bridgend College looking at sustainable procurement. The event had come together following informal discussions with a few of our members about the importance of procurement in ensuring a responsible and sustainable business. The supply chain is where most of the risks, […]

This September Be Involved, Be Proud and Be Tidy!

Calling all groups, businesses, schools and organisations across Wales! This September, Keep Wales Tidy are asking you to Be involved, Be proud and Be Tidy to help clean up Wales in one of the country’s biggest clean-up campaigns! Be Tidy, supported by Coca-Cola European Partners, runs throughout the month of September and gives people of all […]

Capital Law – Wales’s 100th Living Wage Employer!

The Living Wage Foundation and Cynnal Cymru are delighted to announce that Capital Law has today been accredited as a Living Wage employer. This means Wales has reached 100 accredited Living Wage employers. Since November 2016, Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales have become the official accreditation body for the Living Wage in Wales, and the […]

Future CAR:DIFF | exploring a ‘citizen-centric’ approach to sustainable transport

Following on from our Future CAR:DIFF event held last week, Dr Katie Beverley, Senior Research Officer at PDR, summarises and reflects on the presentations, Q&A and discussions, a number of key themes emerged, as discussed below. I was delighted to be invited to attend and summarise Cynnal Cymru’s most recent event in a series that […]

Size Of Wales are now Protecting an Area of Tropical Rainforest Across Africa and South America Twice the Size Of Wales – Double Their Initial Target!

Thanks to their newest project, a collaboration with The South Pole Group based in Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe in southern Africa, Size of Wales are protecting an area of rainforest twice the Size of Wales. Marco Magini of the South Pole Group said: “By working with the Size of Wales we are able to protect an area of […]

Innovation Shorts | Public Health Wales and Orangebox save 134 tonnes of C02

In 2016 Public Health Wales (PHW) relocated to a new large open plan office in Cardiff Bay incorporating the transfer of around 500 staff. PHW wanted to create a unique workplace environment designed to encourage a collaborative, social and learning focused work place which embedded sustainability as a core principal. Public Health Wales has embraced […]

Innovation Shorts | Brecon Carreg aims to be Carbon Neutral by 2020

Brecon Carreg is natural Welsh mineral water from the Brecon Beacons National Park. The company understands that to secure their position as a leader, that sustainability credentials are important and therefore have developed ambitious sustainability targets for 2020. Their focus on sustainability has meant that Brecon Carreg has received accreditation by the Ethical Company Organisation […]