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Join WWF Cymru for Earth Hour – Saturday 30th March

WWF’s Earth Hour is a global movement, which brings together people across the world to call for greater action on protecting our planet. Each year millions of people around the world get involved by switching off their lights and organising events for their communities to show they care.   Why get involved? Joining in with […]

International Women’s Day 2019 – Women and Sustainable Development

International Women’s Day 2019 is taking place on Friday March 8th. The theme this year is #BalanceforBetter – a call-to-action for driving gender balance. Balance is not a women’s issue, it’s a business issue. The race is on for the gender-balanced boardroom, a gender-balanced government, gender-balanced media coverage, workplace and beyond! Gender balance is essential […]

NUS Placements for Good – Take on a Student this Summer

Take on a Placement Student this Summer      Be part of the National Union of Students’ new programme – Placements for Good. Do you want to be part of a new and exciting pilot programme? Work with university level students and increase capacity to progress sustainability. NUS are looking for forward thinking organisations who […]

Womenspire 2019 – call for nominations

Womenspire recognises women’s achievements in every aspect of life, from personal achievements to outstanding contribution. Chwarae Teg want to hear about as many remarkable women from across the nation as possible, so if you know an inspirational women, please nominate her today! Not sure how to nominate? They’ve written some handy top tips to help […]

The 2019 Summit Discussion: Putting the Citizen at the Heart of Urban Travel

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT AND MOBILITY PUTTING THE CITIZEN AT THE HEART OF URBAN TRAVEL 09 MAY 2019 | 09:15 – 16:00 | CARDIFF We are now gathering the resources for our fourth annual Sustain Wales Summit. We have devoted considerable effort in recent years to gather and focus expertise on the future of the car and […]

Fairtrade Fortnight: She Deserves A Living Income

Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 25 February – 10 March For two weeks each year, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to celebrate the people who grow our food, people who live in some of the poorest countries in the world and who are often exploited and badly paid. This year the […]

Opportunities in Low Emission Transport and Mobility

In February, Cynnal Cymru worked in partnership with Jacobs to deliver two major events for the Welsh Government. The objective of these Welsh Government funded events was to enable and motivate public sector professionals to speed up the transition to a low carbon, low emission transport system in Wales, with a particular focus on road […]

Carbon Literacy Education More Important Than Ever!

The recent unseasonal warm weather triggered a flurry of newspaper articles that asked whether this was now the start of the apocalypse. Here for example: Am I the only one who is terrified by this warm weather? Well yes, it probably is related to climate change as the last four years have been the four […]

Workshop: How can funders and their grantees work together to tackle low pay in the charity sector?

The first ever report of Low Pay in the Charity Sector was published by the Living Wage Foundation last year. It found that 26.2% of people within the charity sector are paid less than the Living Wage – more than the average rate of 22% across other UK sectors. Within this, women, young people, part-time […]

How to Become a Friendly Funder

On 19th February 2019, Cynnal Cymru hosted a webinar entitled; Could you help Wales become a Living Wage Nation? The purpose of the webinar was to introduce the Living Wage Friendly Funders Scheme – a scheme by which funders and commissioners can make public commitments to supporting the payment of the Living Wage across their […]