Archive for the ‘Future Generations’ Category

International Women’s Day 2019 – Women and Sustainable Development

International Women’s Day 2019 is taking place on Friday March 8th. The theme this year is #BalanceforBetter – a call-to-action for driving gender balance. Balance is not a women’s issue, it’s a business issue. The race is on for the gender-balanced boardroom, a gender-balanced government, gender-balanced media coverage, workplace and beyond! Gender balance is essential […]

NUS Placements for Good – Take on a Student this Summer

Take on a Placement Student this Summer      Be part of the National Union of Students’ new programme – Placements for Good. Do you want to be part of a new and exciting pilot programme? Work with university level students and increase capacity to progress sustainability. NUS are looking for forward thinking organisations who […]

Opportunities in Low Emission Transport and Mobility

In February, Cynnal Cymru worked in partnership with Jacobs to deliver two major events for the Welsh Government. The objective of these Welsh Government funded events was to enable and motivate public sector professionals to speed up the transition to a low carbon, low emission transport system in Wales, with a particular focus on road […]

Carbon Literacy Education More Important Than Ever!

The recent unseasonal warm weather triggered a flurry of newspaper articles that asked whether this was now the start of the apocalypse. Here for example: Am I the only one who is terrified by this warm weather? Well yes, it probably is related to climate change as the last four years have been the four […]

Join Cynnal Cymru as we support the #lovevolunteering campaign

Valentine’s Day is approaching and what better way is there to share the love than to tell us what you love about volunteering! In celebration of #lovevolunteering campaign, the Cynnal Cymru team are reflecting on their own volunteering experiences, sharing the positive benefits gained from an individual, business and community perspective. If you volunteer or […]

i will 4 nature campaign poster

Launch of #iwill4nature Campaign Putting Young People at the Centre of the Year of Green Action

2019 is the Year of Green Action, which is an opportunity to encourage connection to the natural environment and collective action to improve it. One year ago the UK Government published “A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment”, setting out its approach to protect and improve the environment and demonstrate leadership […]

Top Tips to a Sustainable Business in 2019

January is often a time of resolutions and lifestyle changes, we often make commitments to ourselves on a personal level. It is also possible to apply the same level of reflection and ambition within the organisation you work for. Making these changes can improve your business’ corporate social responsibility CSR, all the while enriching the […]

Epic Sustainable Journey for Yellow Sub Geo

Alex Egan, from member organisation,  Yellow Sub Geo is embarking on an epic journey – a 1,500 km charity bike ride from London to the Mediterranean! Yellow Sub Geo was created with the goal to make a difference. To do something bigger than themselves. And so they set the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (#UNSDGs […]

(Electric) Car Future Wales

Decarbonisation of transport is essential, possible, and replete with opportunity argues Rhodri Huw Thomas, our principal Sustainability Consultant in the below article for IWA as the fourth part in a series of pieces exploring infrastructure priorities in Wales, guest edited by Ed Evans. In Wales, transport is a major (and growing) contributor to climate change. We […]

Sustainable Academy Award winners 2018

Winners of First Sustainability Academy Awards Announced

The winners of the first Sustainable Academy Awards were announced today in an Awards Ceremony in the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Organised by Cynnal Cymru and RenewableUK Cymru, the Sustainable Academy Awards, which have Wales & West Utilities as their headline sponsor, celebrate sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership across Wales and recognise work being done […]