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Top Tips to a Sustainable Business in 2019

January is often a time of resolutions and lifestyle changes, we often make commitments to ourselves on a personal level. It is also possible to apply the same level of reflection and ambition within the organisation you work for. Making these changes can improve your business’ corporate social responsibility CSR, all the while enriching the […]

Epic Sustainable Journey for Yellow Sub Geo

Alex Egan, from member organisation,  Yellow Sub Geo is embarking on an epic journey – a 1,500 km charity bike ride from London to the Mediterranean! Yellow Sub Geo was created with the goal to make a difference. To do something bigger than themselves. And so they set the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (#UNSDGs […]

The Long Forest Project

Volunteers help to create a tree nursery in Denbighshire

A new tree nursey has been established in North Wales by The Long Forest project and the local community. Eight volunteers from the Woodland Skills Centre worked on building a polytunnel at the Centre in Bodfari, Denbighshire which will be used to grow hedgerow trees from locally collected seed.

Cynnal Cymru are looking for new board members

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is the leading organisation for sustainable development in Wales, with over 16 years’ experience of supporting change for a sustainable future. It is constituted as a not-for-profit charity with a small, creative and dedicated team of four staff. We work closely with the private sector and have attracted over 100 […]

Departing Chair Derek Osborn Wins Prestigious Award

At the Cynnal Cymru Board Meeting on 20th November 2018, Derek Osborn, stepped down from his role as Chair after supporting the charity for five years during which he steered the organisation through a period of change to their current position as a financially independent charity. Gary Brace was nominated as his successor and Mr […]

07 & 21 February | Opportunities for Ultra Low Emission Transport & Local Mobility

The objective of these Welsh Government funded events is 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 transport and alternatives to private car ownership. Delegates will receive information on SMART and vehicle technology, sources of […]

23 January | Green Space in NHS Wales

Natural Resources Wales and Public Health Wales invite you to take part in a seminar to explore the opportunities for increasing access to green space on or near to NHS Wales land, to improve the sustainable health and well-being of staff, patients and communities. The event is aimed at NHS Wales Directors of Planning, Directors […]

(Electric) Car Future Wales

Decarbonisation of transport is essential, possible, and replete with opportunity argues Rhodri Huw Thomas, our principal Sustainability Consultant in the below article for IWA as the fourth part in a series of pieces exploring infrastructure priorities in Wales, guest edited by Ed Evans. In Wales, transport is a major (and growing) contributor to climate change. We […]

Ten Trees for Christmas

Did you know, your Christmas tree is one of 6 million trees that will be thrown away this January? Size of Wales have the solution for you! Their Christmas campaign, ‘Ten Trees for Christmas’ is unique to Wales and is offering you the chance to offset this figure and be part of Wales’ response to […]

Glanrhyd set the Standard as Green Flag Hospital

Glanrhyd hospital, which looks after nature as well as caring for people has become the first in Wales to receive the prestigious Green Flag Award. Glanrhyd is only the second hospital in the UK to receive the award, which recognises the finest parks and green spaces. The historic site has bird and bat boxes, insect-friendly […]