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Coworking, Collaboration and Community

Cynnal Cymru works with a wide range of organisations from across Wales to help support and promote their sustainable initiatives. This month we feature two of our members who have developed innovative business models providing flexible coworking spaces for a growing community of freelancers and self employed.   The Sustainable Studio – Cardiff The Sustainable […]

Senedd Building Cardiff Bay

Consultation: Creating a Parliament for Wales

The Assembly Commission is launching a public consultation on the scope of the potential electoral, organisational and internal reforms which the Wales Act 2017 makes possible. They want to hear your views on these potential changes. To view the consultation, and the different ways you can let them know what you think about the potential reforms, please […]

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 […]

Carbon Literacy training

Public Health Wales | Becoming ‘Carbon Literate’

In October, Public Health Wales became the first public sector organisation in Wales to complete Cynnal Cymru’s new ‘carbon literacy’ training.  Eleven colleagues in a variety of roles across the organisation took part and have been accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project in Manchester. Following the course, the team have already started to use their […]

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 […]