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EarthHour2017

WWF’S EARTH HOUR 2017!

Cynnal Cymru will be once again supporting Earth Hour—the annual, global celebration of the planet. At 8.30pm on Saturday 25 March 2017, we’ll be joining forces with landmarks across the globe like the Senedd in Cardiff Bay, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and New York’s Times Square by switching off the lights at our offices. In 2017, […]

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A story of networking, cars and sustainability

Cynnal Cymru joined Introbiz several years ago as part of our strategy to develop better relationships with private sector organisations, to support their understanding and implementing of sustainability. As Wales’ leading independent business network, Introbiz introduced us to many new organisations which has helped us build our membership and develop excellent working relationships with several […]

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Smart Cities Cardiff – A UK and global initiative comes to the capital of Wales.

Cynnal Cymru are proud to be co-presenting an event that aims to bring the public and private sectors together to explore the potential of Smart technology to deliver a modern, low carbon economy that delivers prosperity and wellbeing in a sustainable way. The UK Government has agreed a £1.2billion City Deal for the Cardiff Capital […]

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UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development Annual Conference

Unlocking the UK’s potential: from ambition to transformation How do we translate the ambition of the 17 Goals and 169 Targets of the Sustainable Development Goals into transformational action for the UK? The world’s first universal set of Sustainable Development Goals came into force on 1 January 2016. How do we translate the ambition of 17 Goals […]

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Super-charge your sustainability performance!

This year is the second anniversary of the launch of our membership scheme and we are pleased to announce the launch of our new Premium Membership package designed to super-charge your business! Over the last two years as part of our membership offer, we have helped to connect hundreds of organisations and individuals through a […]

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Coffee – the second most traded commodity in the world! Coffee & Community shared learning event

Last Thursday, Cynnal Cymru hosted our first shared learning event of 2017 around the theme of Coffee and Community. The event which took place in Cardiff Metropolitan University brought together three speakers around one key theme – Coffee and addressed the subject from three different angles – Source, Society and Ground.   Size of Wales […]

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Tailoring the Fashion Industry: The Power of Supply Chains

by Carly Morgan On the 30th November, Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales’ welcomed four pioneers from the fashion industry to explore key issues along the supply chain in our latest event, ‘Tailoring the Fashion Industry: The Power of Supply Chains’. Our guest speakers approached the discussion from four different perspectives: academic, entrepreneurial, operational and aspirational; […]

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Enterprise City Car Club – Blog post by Mari Arthur

Mari Arthur, Director Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales I joined City Car Club in the summer after hearing about the scheme from Enterprise. It offered me the perfect solution to my commuting problems. I usually had to drive to work as I’d have meetings in different locations. If I could get public transport I always […]

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Cynnal Connect shared learning & events for 2017

Join us in the New Year for a range of shared learning and networking opportunities designed to connect, inform and inspire. From our monthly networking lunches combined with our new Well-being Now training to our Business Leadership for Sustainable Development professional training, we offer a range of opportunities to help your business grow. Highlights of […]

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Cardiff Met named as top university in Wales in this year’s People and Planet Green League 2016

Cardiff Metropolitan University are celebrating being named the top university in Wales in this year’s People and Planet League 2016 and placing fourth out of 150 universities in the UK. They have risen from second in Wales and 19th in the UK in the League, which ranks UK universities on their environmental and social justice performance. Hannah […]