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Top 10 reasons why the environment should matter to businesses in Wales

I’m Megan and I am the Communications and Projects Officer for Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales, the national charity for Sustainable Development in Wales. I am also studying for an MSc in Sustainability and wanted to share with our network the importance of the environment to business. Cynnal Cymru supports businesses to embrace sustainability and […]

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Leading specialists form GDPR Alliance ahead of new “game changing” data regulations

12 Months ahead of the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) into UK law, leading advisors on data management and compliance have formed an Alliance to provide advice and support for what has been described by the UK’s Information Commissioner as a “game changer for everyone”. The Alliance includes prominent Welsh organisations […]

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Acuity Legal launches a new GDPR tool

Cynnal Cymru member Acuity Legal invites you to the launch of their new GDPR tool: With exactly one year to go until the biggest change to data protection law in 20 years, join Acuity Legal as they launch a new and innovative product to the market – Acuity DataGuardTM. On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection […]

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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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Entries now open for the 2017 Wales Green Energy Awards

Now in their fifth year, the Wales Green Energy Awards are an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the achievements of the green energy industry in Wales.  Enter the Awards by completing our online entry form – closing date is Friday 14th July. The winners will be announced in a lunchtime awards ceremony on Friday 10th November in St David’s […]

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Family Business Halen Môn Receives a 21st Birthday Present to Remember: The Queen’s Award

The family sea salt business, Halen Môn, is to receive the most coveted business award in the UK – The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in their 21st year of business. The North Wales company’s core belief is that ‘small changes add up’ – and its continuous commitment to sustainable growth and the environment have helped […]

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Exciting new solution for community projects from Lightology

Cynnal Cymru member Lightology are proud to announce the launch of a new initiative entitled the “Community Energy Fund.” Lightology’s mission has always been to help all businesses reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint. Now they can! This scheme comprises of four teams of passionate people working together to allow smaller, community-based projects to take advantage of high-efficiency […]

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The Living Wage Foundation are hiring!

The Living Wage Foundation are looking for two new members to join their team – a Communications Officer and a Programme Manager. Please see the attached job descriptions for fulls details and requirements.   PROGRAMME MANAGER – DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS 15TH MAY – MIDDAY. The Living Wage Foundation has an exciting opportunity to join their […]

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Sustain Wales Summit 2017

Last week Cynnal Cymru hosted the second Sustain Wales Summit in the Principality Stadium to an audience of businesses and social enterprises passionate about using innovation to develop a low carbon society. The conference was an opportunity for Wales to showcase world leading technology and new opportunities available to make Wales a sustainable nation. We […]

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The Real Living Wage: Good for business and good for society

93% of employer’s report benefits from being an accredited Living Wage business The Living Wage Foundation, working with Cardiff Business School, has released new data demonstrating the business benefits of implementing the real Living Wage. The survey of more than 800 accredited real Living Wage businesses, ranging from SME’s to FTSE 100 companies, found that […]