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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Innovation Shorts | How the Principality Stadium is Working Towards Being “off the grid”

The Principality Stadium is Wales’ major international sports and events venue and is the home of the Welsh Rugby Union. With a capacity of 74,500 and an average of 1.3 million visitors a year, the stadium hosts sports, music and conference events and also offers a range of catering services. The Principality Stadium is the […]

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North Wales Food & Drink Goes Green with Cynnal Cymru

People from the growing food and drink sector in north Wales, which is an important and expanding sector of the local economy, will gather together on Wednesday 5 July 2017 at Bangor University for Cynnal Cymru’s first all-day ‘shared learning and networking event’. Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is the leading organisation for sustainable development […]

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Top 10 reasons why the environment should matter to businesses in Wales

I’m Megan and I am the Communications and Projects Officer for Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales, the national charity for Sustainable Development in Wales. I am also studying for an MSc in Sustainability and wanted to share with our network the importance of the environment to business. Cynnal Cymru supports businesses to embrace sustainability and […]