Archive for the ‘Future Generations’ Category

Keynote speaker George Ferguson CBE speaking at the Sustain Wales Summit 2017

Be bold, be innovative and have fun!

Last week we hosted the second Sustain Wales Summit in the Principality Stadium and we were wowed by an amazing line up of speakers and organisations that are proof that innovative approaches, products and new business models are really making a difference to business, our communities and our environment in Wales. The Summit focused on […]

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Smart Cities Cardiff – A UK and global initiative comes to the capital of Wales.

Cynnal Cymru are proud to be co-presenting an event that aims to bring the public and private sectors together to explore the potential of Smart technology to deliver a modern, low carbon economy that delivers prosperity and wellbeing in a sustainable way. The UK Government has agreed a £1.2billion City Deal for the Cardiff Capital […]

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UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development Annual Conference

Unlocking the UK’s potential: from ambition to transformation How do we translate the ambition of the 17 Goals and 169 Targets of the Sustainable Development Goals into transformational action for the UK? The world’s first universal set of Sustainable Development Goals came into force on 1 January 2016. How do we translate the ambition of 17 Goals […]

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Cynnal Connect shared learning & events for 2017

Join us in the New Year for a range of shared learning and networking opportunities designed to connect, inform and inspire. From our monthly networking lunches combined with our new Well-being Now training to our Business Leadership for Sustainable Development professional training, we offer a range of opportunities to help your business grow. Highlights of […]

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JOB: WWF Cymru Earth Hour Internship

WWF Cymru is looking for an intern to help support the Earth Hour 2017 Wales campaign. You will be working as part of a team to maximise awareness, engagement and influence with key audiences, including public audiences, businesses, other organisations and landmarks. Closing date: 14/10/2016 Location: Cardiff Details: https://jobs.wwf.org.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=572

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Sustain Wales Awards Finalists Announced – Vote now!

We are delighted to announce the finalists for the Sustain Wales Awards 2016. Over the past few months Cynnal Cymru have been inspired by the 60 applications we have received for the Sustain Wales Awards taking place in November 2016. We have been overwhelmed by the number of exciting innovative projects and initiatives being carried out […]

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Cynnal Cymru hosts students from China for the Low Carbon Summer School

This month Cynnal Cymru is pleased to welcome 41 students from North China University of Technology for a two week Low Carbon Summer School. Working with the Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) in Cardiff, Cynnal Cymru has developed a comprehensive programme of lectures, site visits and cultural visits across Cardiff and London. Highlights of the […]

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An intern’s perspective …

I’m Bethan Harvey and I’ve been on an undergraduate internship with Cynnal Cymru in partnership with The Open University and Santander. There were lots of options for different work placements as part of the scheme but I connected to Cynnal Cymru’s advert as I am interested in sustainability and I also felt the project and […]

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Wales’ first Future Generations Commissioner takes up post

Today (February 1st 2016) Sophie Howe takes up her post as Wales’ first statutory Future Generations Commissioner. The establishment of the Commissioner, one of the first in the world, follows the National Assembly for Wales passing the Well-being of Future Generations Act last year. Sophie Howe said: “For me, it’s a uniquely exciting, and slightly […]

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Sustainability celebrated at Sustain Wales Awards

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales’ inaugural Sustain Wales Awards ceremony was held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff last night to an audience of national and international businesses and champions of sustainability in Wales. The Awards are to celebrate and highlight the excellent work being done in Wales and the evening was filled with […]