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Litter heroes joining forces for Spring Clean Cymru

Be part of the pick (22 March – 23 April) Keep Wales Tidy is calling on people across Wales to help improve the environment on our doorstep by getting involved in its annual Spring Clean Cymru campaign. The charity is aiming to inspire thousands of people to join forces to collect and safely dispose of […]

Living Wage Universities in Wales

Wales is home to ten universities who are producing ground-breaking research and driving innovation on a global scale. They are also a huge national asset in the economic and social impact they have locally and across Wales. Universities also have an important role to play in supporting their communities. Currently, there are 33 universities UK-wide that […]

21 March gofod3 2019 – Must Attend Workshops for Businesses

gofod3 is an event organised by WCVA, in collaboration with the third sector in Wales. Unlike any other event in Wales, this is a space for organisations to learn from each other, to motivate and inspire one another. A rare opportunity for the third sector to come together and effect change in Wales. gofod3 has an exciting and […]

Join Cynnal Cymru as we support the #lovevolunteering campaign

Valentine’s Day is approaching and what better way is there to share the love than to tell us what you love about volunteering! In celebration of #lovevolunteering campaign, the Cynnal Cymru team are reflecting on their own volunteering experiences, sharing the positive benefits gained from an individual, business and community perspective. If you volunteer or […]

New Members New Upcycling Initiative

Introducing our New Members We would like to welcome new members Plasdŵr to our network of organisations. 2019 is set to be another exciting year for Plasdŵr as it continues to grow. At Parc Plymouth and Cae St Fagans, some of Plasdŵr’s founding residents began the new year in their new homes for the first time. This year will […]

Networking Lunch and Learn with BIPVco

In January we held our monthly networking lunch in partnership with Cynnal Cymru member BIPVco. Guests enjoyed a short presentation before being given an exclusive tour of the factory in Newport, where they got to see first hand the different manufacturing stages of their innovative thin film technology. The visit provided a great opportunity to see the […]

2019 Champion Awards open for nominations!

The 2019 Champion Awards are open!  The Living Wage Champion Awards celebrate individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to the Living Wage movement. The Living Wage Foundation welcomes applications from their whole network, big or small, as they recognise the success of the movement is built by champions like you! The Awards are […]

i will 4 nature campaign poster

Launch of #iwill4nature Campaign Putting Young People at the Centre of the Year of Green Action

2019 is the Year of Green Action, which is an opportunity to encourage connection to the natural environment and collective action to improve it. One year ago the UK Government published “A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment”, setting out its approach to protect and improve the environment and demonstrate leadership […]

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 […]