Archive for the ‘Future Generations’ Category

(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 […]

Living Wage Week 2018

Living Wage Week 2018 has been the biggest yet! From all the Living Wage team UK wide and Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales, we would like to say a huge thank you!  Wales Events Monday 5th November 2018 Our director Mari Arthur started off the week with a BBC Radio Cymru studio interview on Post Cyntaf to launch Living Wage Week in Wales. […]

Carbon Literacy Following IPCC Report Publication

In the week following the publication of the latest IPCC report on climate change, we are very pleased to be delivering more Carbon Literacy sessions courtesy of Social Farms and Gardens, in Cardiff and Bangor. As this BBC report explains the IPCC has made it clear that citizens have just as much of a role […]

Green Drinks – celebrating entrepreneurial spirit!

On the 27th September we held our 5th Green Drinks networking event. Our wonderful hosts and Cynnal Cymru Member, United Purpose told a packed room about the work they are doing around the world to help communities develop resilience and new opportunities; improving health, developing jobs and prosperity and tackling the consequences of climate change. […]

Introducing: Living Wage Friendly Funders

Friendly Funders Cynnal Cymru- Sustain Wales have been the Living Wage Accreditation body in Wales since 2016. The Living Wage Foundation works to improve pay conditions across all sectors but has recognised particular problems within the Charity sector and has created an Action Plan to combat this. The Friendly Funders Scheme works in accordance with […]

Continual Development as Carbon Literacy Partner in Wales

Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales are continuing to make progress and develop Carbon Literacy courses for different audiences and peer groups as the Official Partner of the Carbon Literacy Trust in Wales, supported by our friends in Manchester. September saw us running an introductory session attended by colleagues from Acuity Legal, Dŵr Cymru, Coleg Y Cymoedd and […]

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Top Tips for creating an Award-winning entry for the new Sustainable Academy Awards

With only a few weeks left to apply for the Sustainable Academy 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 at least one of […]

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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 […]

Car Futures Wales – The Road Ahead

This week the UK Government has launched its Road To Zero Strategy  which gives a clear indicator that ultra low emission and electric vehicles are the future for the UK. The Welsh Government has also launched consultation on Achieving Our Low Carbon Pathway to 2030 In February 2018, we held the Car Futures Wales conference with […]