Archive for the ‘Communities’ Category

Senedd National Assembly

Welsh civil society launch open government manifesto

Guest blog from Jess Blair from the Electoral Reform Society, as part of the Open Government Network in Wales, led by ERS Cymru, WCVA and Cynnal Cymru.   If you could get Welsh Government to do one thing to be more transparent or engaging, what would it be? Especially if you knew the government had […]

Let’s make Wales ‘Go Green’ throughout June for Go Green Day

With Go Green Day planned for Friday 22 June 2018, Size of Wales is inviting people to make June a green month! Go Green Day is an annual day of green action organised by climate change charity, Size of Wales. On this day, all across Wales, schools, offices and community groups will be taking part, helping […]

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New awards put Welsh sustainability on a world-class stage – Sustainable Academy Awards launched

A new awards ceremony aimed at the sustainability and green energy sectors has been announced today.  The Sustainable Academy Awards will take place on 29 November in the iconic and low-carbon Principality Stadium in Cardiff and are a collaboration between Cynnal Cymru and RenewableUK Cymru. The event builds on the success of the Wales Green […]

Turn the Tide on Plastic

Cardiff promotes sustainability during Volvo Ocean Race

With less than a week to go until the world’s toughest and most prestigious sailing series arrives in the Welsh capital, Cardiff demonstrates its sustainability credentials ahead of the environmentally-focused event. Photo by Brian Carlin/Volvo Ocean Race. 09 January, 2018. Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, day 8 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Carrying […]

Ballet Cymru

Networking Lunch with Ballet Cymru

Cynnal Cymru’s monthly networking lunches have recently taken on a new form. Each month we will be partnering up with one of our members to co-host an exciting networking lunch in a different venue and location. This is a great opportunity to showcase a variety of organisations as well as an opportunity for you to […]

Cardiff Council - Transport Green Paper

22 May | Consultation Event for Businesses on Cardiff Council’s Transport and Clean Air Green Paper

Changing How We Move Around A Growing City Cardiff Council’s green paper on transport and clean air proposes a number of radical solutions to the growing challenges of air quality and traffic congestion. Within the green paper there are a number of ideas which will have a direct and important impact on businesses in the […]

The Sustainable Studio – Sponsorship Opportunity Supporting Local Art

Cynnal Cymru member, The Sustainable Studio is hosting ‘Labyrinth’,a selection of large and small scale works by Aidan Myers from 18th – 25th May. Aidan is a contemporary painter, living and working in Cardiff.  He graduated in 2014 with a BA Hons Fine Art, Cardiff School of Art & Design at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Since graduating, he […]

Cardiff Council - Transport Green Paper

Have your say on Cardiff’s Transport and Clean Air Green Paper

Cynnal Cymru has recently been involved in a very interesting project; helping Cardiff Council develop a clean air and transport green paper. In the research phase we talked to a number of experts, attended and staged several relevant events and did a lot of reading. It is clear to us that we are at the […]

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WCVA | Nominations are now open for the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2018

Do you know of an inspirational individual or group that has made a real difference to their area or to the lives of others? Recent data from the Third Sector Data Hub shows that 28% of people in Wales volunteer. If you know someone who goes above and beyond to donate their time to a good cause, […]

Coworking, Collaboration and Community

Cynnal Cymru works with a wide range of organisations from across Wales to help support and promote their sustainable initiatives. This month we feature two of our members who have developed innovative business models providing flexible coworking spaces for a growing community of freelancers and self employed.   The Sustainable Studio – Cardiff The Sustainable […]