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Exciting Job Opportunity at Cynnal Cymru

We are recruiting. We are looking for a Projects & Events Administrator to join our small team to run a number of activities, and deliver a secretariat function. Based in Cardiff Bay Cynnal Cymryu – Sustain Wales runs a number of projects for our members including Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, Living Wage Foundation, Principality Stadium […]

Cynnal Cymru 2017 Highlights

As we approach the end of the year we wanted to take this opportunity to look back on some of the amazing achievements of 2017. We have been lucky enough to work with so many passionate and dedicated people from a wide range of businesses and organisations across Wales, and here are just a few […]

The Journey of Volunteering – a Volunteers Perspective

As part of #iwill week, Georgina from Melin Homes shares her story of how volunteering helped her to develop her skills confidence and experience to land her first job with Melin Home. Cynnal Cymru member Melin Homes is a leading Housing Association in south east Wales providing affordable homes for tenants in South East Wales. As […]

Trade union and co-working cooperative pledge to give power to the self-employed

The trade union, Community and indycube, a co-working social enterprise running a network of low cost desk space to independent and self-employed workers, have launched a new partnership to provide a comprehensive package of services and benefits for independent and self-employed workers across the UK. The new partnership is the first of its kind in […]

Innovative Nutrition Foundation Makes Three High Profile Appointments

The Power of Nutrition, an innovative foundation created to generate new funding for nutrition and invest in high impact programmes to address undernutrition and stunting in Africa and Asia, is thrilled to announce three high profile appointments. These three senior individuals from the worlds of politics, international diplomacy and business will add significantly to thir […]

European Sustainable Development Week – Celebrating a Sustainable Wales!

European Sustainable Development Week takes place between 30 May – 5 June. Throughout the week Cynnal Cymru will be sharing daily inspiration from across Wales, celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership. We will be showcasing inspirational examples that link to the Well-being of Future Generations Act and the Sustainable Development Goals. You can follow the global conversation […]

Minuteman Press: How one small franchise goes above and beyond digital print

Minuteman Press is more than just a digital print and copying service. Located in Cardiff Bay since 2010, the small, friendly and highly knowledgeable team go above and beyond when it comes to exceeding customer expectations and developing a responsible business model that runs through everything they do. “If there’s one thing we’ve learned over […]

PhD Scholarship: Waste material upcycling solutions for office furniture manufacturing with circular economy ambitions

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship funded by the Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS 2) scheme intended to start February 2017. The project will be based in the Faculty of Art and Design, University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Swansea Campus) and Orangebox Ltd. More information can be found on the jobs.ac.uk website

Conservationists herald bag tax impact on beach rubbish

The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches has dropped by almost half, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has said. The charity’s Great British Beach Clean report found just under seven bags per 100 metres of coastline cleaned. That is a 40% drop from the average 11 bags found in 2015 and is […]