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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 […]

Car Futures Wales – The Road Ahead

This week the UK Government has launched its Road To Zero Strategy  which gives a clear indicator that ultra low emission and electric vehicles are the future for the UK. The Welsh Government has also launched consultation on Achieving Our Low Carbon Pathway to 2030 In February 2018, we held the Car Futures Wales conference with […]

Developing a sustainable transport approach for Cardiff

We have been very pleased to have been of service to Cardiff Council this year and have learned a great deal from the work, helping us to hone our skills and broaden our knowledge. In February we facilitated a workshop for stakeholders of the Council’s transport team. They needed to consult with city centre businesses […]

Rhodri Thomas on why “I’m not buying it” is a statement of power

We live in a circular system. When we throw something away, it comes right back at us. There is no “away.” Right now, thanks largely to the BBC and the one scientist that everyone listens to – David Attenborough – the world wants to do something about plastic. The focus is on cleaning up what’s […]

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Networking Lunch with Ballet Cymru

Cynnal Cymru’s monthly networking lunches have recently taken on a new form. Each month we will be partnering up with one of our members to co-host an exciting networking lunch in a different venue and location. This is a great opportunity to showcase a variety of organisations as well as an opportunity for you to […]