Archive for the ‘Health and well-being’ Category

Wales’ Best Green Spaces Announced

Another record-breaking year as 221 parks and green spaces across Wales achieve Green Flag Award status Keep Wales Tidy has revealed this year’s Green Flag Award winners – the international mark of a quality park or green space. 221 parks and green spaces have met the high standards needed to receive the coveted Green Flag […]

Clean Air Day 2019 – What can I do about Air Pollution?

Clean Air Day Campaign Clean Air Day is marked on the sustainability calendar annually. It is a chance to find out more about and raise awareness of air pollution and spur on action to make air cleaner for all. It is celebrated on June 20th and you can join social media activity by tweeting #CleanAirDay […]

Sustainable Academy Award winners 2018

Roll out the green carpet: Wales’ Sustainable Academy Awards are back!

A newly established awards ceremony celebrating Wales’ burgeoning sustainability and green energy sectors is back for its second year, Cynnal Cymru and RenewableUK Cymru have announced. After the success of the inaugural event last year, the two organisations confirmed that the event will be now be an annual celebration of the excellent work being done […]

Living Wage Public Bodies

The Living Wage Foundation have compiled research with the Smith Institute which reveals that as many as 1.2 million people working for the NHS, councils and other public sector employers receive low wages of less than £9 an hour, or £10.55 in London. Public sector workers, employed either directly by the state or on outsourced […]

Job Opportunity | Administrative Officer at Cynnal Cymru (Maternity Cover)

Administrative Officer at Cynnal Cymru (Maternity Cover) £20-24k pro rata, 30hrs, Flexible Working Please note the closing date for this role has been extended and we have updated the job specification. Do you love Admin? Can you help us do more for a Sustainable Wales? We are Wales’s sustainable development network and run a busy […]

nextbike at Sustain Wales summit

An Introduction to ‘Active Travel’ sponsor, nextbike As a European market leader and bike sharing pioneer, nextbike is making cycling an integral part of urban mobility, leading the cycling revolution in more than 200 cities across the world, including Dubai, Berlin, Pittsburgh, Cardiff and Warsaw. For over 14 years it has developed reliable and flexible […]

Cardiff Public Sector Organisations sign Healthy Travel Charter

Fourteen leading public sector organisations based in Cardiff signed the newly developed Healthy Travel Charter, committing themselves to supporting and encouraging their staff and visitors to travel in a sustainable way to and from their sites. Through fourteen ambitious actions, the charter promotes walking, cycling, public transport and ultra-low emission vehicle use. The actions include establishing […]

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 […]