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Living Wage Universities in Wales

Wales is home to ten universities who are producing ground-breaking research and driving innovation on a global scale. They are also a huge national asset in the economic and social impact they have locally and across Wales. Universities also have an important role to play in supporting their communities. Currently, there are 33 universities UK-wide that […]

21 March gofod3 2019 – Must Attend Workshops for Businesses

gofod3 is an event organised by WCVA, in collaboration with the third sector in Wales. Unlike any other event in Wales, this is a space for organisations to learn from each other, to motivate and inspire one another. A rare opportunity for the third sector to come together and effect change in Wales. gofod3 has an exciting and […]

New Members New Upcycling Initiative

Introducing our New Members We would like to welcome new members Plasdŵr to our network of organisations. 2019 is set to be another exciting year for Plasdŵr as it continues to grow. At Parc Plymouth and Cae St Fagans, some of Plasdŵr’s founding residents began the new year in their new homes for the first time. This year will […]

SBE19 | Sustainable Built Environment Conference – Call for Abstracts

The 2019 Sustainable Built Environment Conference in Cardiff will take place on the 24th and 25th September 2019, hosted by Cardiff University and Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales. The aim of this event is to bring together built environment professionals, policy experts and government officials to focus on the transition of low carbon and energy […]

Sustainable Academy Awards Finalist Announced

The shortlist of finalists has been announced for the inaugural Sustainable Academy Awards.  You can vote for your favourites until Wednesday 31 October.  Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Thursday 29 November.  Click here to cast your vote or on the category name to find out more details […]

Take the 2018 #iwill challenge!

This year Cynnal Cymru is working with the Wales Council for Voluntary Action WCVA and the #iwill campaign to encourage organisations in Wales to make a pledge to support social action. #iwill is a UK-wide campaign aiming to make participation in meaningful social action, like volunteering, campaigning or fundraising, a normal part of life for […]

Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Cymru launches Indonesia Tsunami Appeal  

Leading Welsh charities launch a joint fundraising appeal today, as part of a wider UK effort by the DEC, to help the survivors of the 7.4 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia, last Friday. Over 1,300 people are confirmed dead and 200,000 people are in urgent need of clean water, food, medical care and shelter. […]

Job opportunity | Director of Size of Wales

Size of Wales is a growing, ambitious and international charity which aims to mitigate climate change through education and tropical forest protection and reforestation. They are seeking a Director to deliver a strategy that will deepen and widen Size of Wales’ contribution to mitigating climate change and to education. The successful candidate will have a […]

Paying A Real Living Wage Could Boost Cardiff’s Economy by Millions    

Currently 24% of employees in Cardiff earn below the real Living Wage – approximately 140,000 people. The real Living Wage is calculated according to what people need to make ends meet. The rate is currently £8.75 outside London, compared to the UK minimum wage of £7.83. In a new report commissioned by the Living Wage […]

Low Carbon Architecture and Design Summer School Success

This summer Cynnal Cymru held its third Low Carbon Architecture and Design Summer School welcoming students of Architecture, Interior Design and Visual Communication from the North China University of China for a low carbon learning experience and cultural exchange. The annual summer school combines lectures and academic visits with opportunities to explore the cities of Cardiff […]