Archive for the ‘Health and well-being’ Category

Carbon Literacy Showcase at the National Museum Wales

On the 14 March, Cynnal Cymru held a Carbon Literacy networking breakfast event in partnership with The Carbon Literacy Project at the National Museum Wales in Cardiff. It was an opportunity to highlight the work that The Carbon Literacy Project has already been doing with some notable Welsh organisations, such as the National Museum of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

23 January | Green Space in NHS Wales

Natural Resources Wales and Public Health Wales invite you to take part in a seminar to explore the opportunities for increasing access to green space on or near to NHS Wales land, to improve the sustainable health and well-being of staff, patients and communities. The event is aimed at NHS Wales Directors of Planning, Directors […]

(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 […]

Glanrhyd set the Standard as Green Flag Hospital

Glanrhyd hospital, which looks after nature as well as caring for people has become the first in Wales to receive the prestigious Green Flag Award. Glanrhyd is only the second hospital in the UK to receive the award, which recognises the finest parks and green spaces. The historic site has bird and bat boxes, insect-friendly […]

Carwyn Jones at the Living Wage launch

First Minister Carwyn Jones Announces Real Living Wage Increase To £9 In Wales

On Monday 05 November, Cynnal Cymru in partnership with Citizens Cymru launched Living Wage week in Wales with a breakfast launch at bigmoose in Cardiff. The new rates were announced, by the First Minister Carwyn Jones, who also received an awards for his Outstanding Contribution to the Living Wage in Wales. Speakers at the event […]

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 […]

Announcing….a new round of Volunteering Wales Grants!

A new round of Volunteering Wales Grants is launching on 12 September, with opportunities for project funding of up to £20,000 for activity from 1 April 2019 – 31 March 2020. Volunteering Wales Grants is a scheme funded by the Welsh Government to promote and improve volunteering in Wales. The scheme is administered by Wales […]