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Cardiff is First Major Urban Area in Uk to Become a ‘Living Wage City’

241,000, or 1 in 5 jobs in Wales still pay below the real Living Wage, which today rises to £9.30 an hour in Wales – Cardiff becomes the first major urban area in the UK to be awarded ‘Living Wage City’ status as a result of an ambitious 3-year partnership between communities, employers and Cardiff Council […]

Sustainable Academy Awards 2019 shortlist announced

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Sustainable Academy Awards – celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership from across Wales. 24 finalists across eight categories have been chosen by our expert judging panel to go through to the public vote. The Awards recognise the amazing people, projects and initiatives that are contributing […]

Cynnal Cymru is recruiting a new Executive Director

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is seeking to appoint a new Director to steer the charity though the next phase of its development as it continues to respond to the global challenge of sustainability.

Icon Creative’s Approach to Sustainably Sourced Printed Marketing Materials for Black Mountains College

The aptly named ‘Black Mountains College’ (BMC) in Talgarth is a forward-thinking education organisation, offering immersive teaching experiences through seminars in a range of subjects with the goal of preparing students for the coming effects of climate change. The brainchild of Owen Sheers (Welsh writer and director) and British acclaimed Human Rights Watch Researcher Ben […]

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is declaring a global climate and ecological emergency

Today (18 September 2019), Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is declaring a global climate and ecological emergency and reconfirming its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. Amgueddfa Cymru is also pledging its support to the young people who are participating in the Global Climate Strike later this week (20-27 September) as well as the […]

Cardiff University and Cynnal Cymru to host the Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019

The Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019 will be held at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on the 24 and 25 September. The conference will bring together climate and energy researchers, built environment professionals, policy experts and government officials to focus on the transition of energy and low carbon policies into practice. The conference will be […]

Keep Wales Tidy team up once again with McDonald’s to tackle marine litter

Following the success of last years All Wales Beach Clean, Keep Wales Tidy are targeting rivers and waterways, along with beaches across Wales in a month-long campaign.  In partnership with McDonald’s, Marine Clean Cymru will take place from the 20th of September to 20th of October. Community groups, schools and businesses from across Wales will be joining the month […]

New Vacancies with Living Streets Cymru 

Living Streets are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to deliver their new three-year Cyfeillion Cerdded Cymru (Walking Friends Wales) project across south east Wales, our first major grant-funded project in Wales. Passionate about getting more older people walking in their local streets and re-connecting with their community, you will lead on recruiting volunteers […]