Posts Tagged ‘Procurement’

Rhodri Thomas on why “I’m not buying it” is a statement of power

We live in a circular system. When we throw something away, it comes right back at us. There is no “away.” Right now, thanks largely to the BBC and the one scientist that everyone listens to – David Attenborough – the world wants to do something about plastic. The focus is on cleaning up what’s […]

Turn the Tide on Plastic

Cardiff promotes sustainability during Volvo Ocean Race

With less than a week to go until the world’s toughest and most prestigious sailing series arrives in the Welsh capital, Cardiff demonstrates its sustainability credentials ahead of the environmentally-focused event. Photo by Brian Carlin/Volvo Ocean Race. 09 January, 2018. Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, day 8 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Carrying […]

Coming soon – 2018 Sustain Wales Summit

This year’s Sustain Wales Summit is focused on Sustainable Procurement. The decisions that organisations make when buying goods and services have wide-ranging environmental, social and economic impacts. Procurement decisions can have a significant impact on progress towards a sustainable Wales. The Environment and Well-being of Future Generations Acts provides legislative foundations on which to build […]

Innovation in Sustainable Procurement – Common Sense, Collaboration and Circular Thinking

In association with Orangebox Last Thursday Cynnal Cymru held a shared learning event in Bridgend College looking at sustainable procurement. The event had come together following informal discussions with a few of our members about the importance of procurement in ensuring a responsible and sustainable business. The supply chain is where most of the risks, […]

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Public Health Wales – Our Space Team Scoop International Environmental Best Practice Award 2017

Public Health Wales’, Our Space team has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the International campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. They competed against more than 500 other nominations from across the World in the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice, and they will be presented with their trophy and […]

Public Health Wales Sweeps the Board at the NHS Sustainability Awards!

Public Health Wales have swept the board at this year’s NHS Sustainability Awards. Winning in the Leadership and Procurement Category, Public Health Wales were honoured for their amazing savings both carbon and financial following their move to the new Cardiff Bay offices. The NHS Sustainability Awards, announced at a ceremony in London on Wednesday evening, […]