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Let’s make Wales ‘Go Green’ throughout June for Go Green Day

With Go Green Day planned for Friday 22 June 2018, Size of Wales is inviting people to make June a green month! Go Green Day is an annual day of green action organised by climate change charity, Size of Wales. On this day, all across Wales, schools, offices and community groups will be taking part, helping […]

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New awards put Welsh sustainability on a world-class stage – Sustainable Academy Awards launched

A new awards ceremony aimed at the sustainability and green energy sectors has been announced today.  The Sustainable Academy Awards will take place on 29 November in the iconic and low-carbon Principality Stadium in Cardiff and are a collaboration between Cynnal Cymru and RenewableUK Cymru. The event builds on the success of the Wales Green […]

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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Cardiff promotes sustainability during Volvo Ocean Race

With less than a week to go until the world’s toughest and most prestigious sailing series arrives in the Welsh capital, Cardiff demonstrates its sustainability credentials ahead of the environmentally-focused event. Photo by Brian Carlin/Volvo Ocean Race. 09 January, 2018. Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, day 8 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Carrying […]

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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 […]

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22 May | Consultation Event for Businesses on Cardiff Council’s Transport and Clean Air Green Paper

Changing How We Move Around A Growing City Cardiff Council’s green paper on transport and clean air proposes a number of radical solutions to the growing challenges of air quality and traffic congestion. Within the green paper there are a number of ideas which will have a direct and important impact on businesses in the […]

Winning Welsh Journalists for the Future 

Young Reporters for the Environment Litter Less Campaign is an international journalism competition run in Wales by Keep Wales Tidy on behalf of FEE (The Foundation for Environmental Education). It empowers young people between 11-21 to take a stand on a global fight against litter and articulate these issues through writing, photography and video. We […]

Welsh Government, Living Wage Foundation and TISCreport forge alliance to tackle In-Work Poverty in Wales, and the UK

Welsh Government, the Living Wage Foundation and TISCreport – the world’s only transparency in supply chains register already monitoring compliance with the Modern Slavery Act – have joined forces to publish which companies have been accredited as Living Wage Employers. Says Stephen Chapman, Anti-Slavery Partnership Coordinator for Welsh Government: “The Wales Anti-Slavery Leadership Group is determined to […]

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Top tourism businesses recognised for their green credentials

Green Key programme goes from strength to strength as more Welsh businesses embrace sustainable tourism Campsites in Conwy and Pembrokeshire, and an Anglesey ice cream parlour are among the latest businesses to achieve the international Green Key award. Green Key is the fastest-growing eco-label awarded to more than 2,800 hospitality providers in 57 countries worldwide. […]

The Sustainable Studio – Sponsorship Opportunity Supporting Local Art

Cynnal Cymru member, The Sustainable Studio is hosting ‘Labyrinth’,a selection of large and small scale works by Aidan Myers from 18th – 25th May. Aidan is a contemporary painter, living and working in Cardiff.  He graduated in 2014 with a BA Hons Fine Art, Cardiff School of Art & Design at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Since graduating, he […]