Archive for the ‘Shared Learning’ Category

Sustain Wales Awards 2017 – Shortlist Announced

Cynnal Cymru are delighted to announce those shortlisted for the Sustain Wales Awards 2017. Cynnal Cymru have been inspired by all of the amazing applications we have received for the Sustain Wales Awards taking place in November 2017. We are pleased to see that so many exciting projects and initiatives are being undertaken by businesses, […]

Innovation in Sustainable Procurement – Common Sense, Collaboration and Circular Thinking

In association with Orangebox Last Thursday Cynnal Cymru held a shared learning event in Bridgend College looking at sustainable procurement. The event had come together following informal discussions with a few of our members about the importance of procurement in ensuring a responsible and sustainable business. The supply chain is where most of the risks, […]

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Public Health Wales – Our Space Team Scoop International Environmental Best Practice Award 2017

Public Health Wales’, Our Space team has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the International campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. They competed against more than 500 other nominations from across the World in the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice, and they will be presented with their trophy and […]

Future CAR:DIFF | exploring a ‘citizen-centric’ approach to sustainable transport

Following on from our Future CAR:DIFF event held last week, Dr Katie Beverley, Senior Research Officer at PDR, summarises and reflects on the presentations, Q&A and discussions, a number of key themes emerged, as discussed below. I was delighted to be invited to attend and summarise Cynnal Cymru’s most recent event in a series that […]

North Wales Food & Drink Goes Green with Cynnal Cymru

People from the growing food and drink sector in north Wales, which is an important and expanding sector of the local economy, will gather together on Wednesday 5 July 2017 at Bangor University for Cynnal Cymru’s first all-day ‘shared learning and networking event’. Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is the leading organisation for sustainable development […]

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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Guide to the essential elements of a sustainability report

Blog post from Principle Consultant – Rhodri Thomas In the last five years I have read hundreds of sustainability/environmental policies, strategies and action plans. Some of this reading was undertaken purely as professional research; a lot was undertaken under the requirement of a Welsh Government contract, as the person who analysed and graded the annual […]

Coffee – the second most traded commodity in the world! Coffee & Community shared learning event

Last Thursday, Cynnal Cymru hosted our first shared learning event of 2017 around the theme of Coffee and Community. The event which took place in Cardiff Metropolitan University brought together three speakers around one key theme – Coffee and addressed the subject from three different angles – Source, Society and Ground.   Size of Wales […]

Tailoring the Fashion Industry: The Power of Supply Chains

by Carly Morgan On the 30th November, Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales’ welcomed four pioneers from the fashion industry to explore key issues along the supply chain in our latest event, ‘Tailoring the Fashion Industry: The Power of Supply Chains’. Our guest speakers approached the discussion from four different perspectives: academic, entrepreneurial, operational and aspirational; […]