Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

Future CAR:DIFF | exploring a ‘citizen-centric’ approach to sustainable transport

Following on from our Future CAR:DIFF event held last week, Dr Katie Beverley, Senior Research Officer at PDR, summarises and reflects on the presentations, Q&A and discussions, a number of key themes emerged, as discussed below. I was delighted to be invited to attend and summarise Cynnal Cymru’s most recent event in a series that […]

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, […]

North Wales Food & Drink Goes Green with Cynnal Cymru

People from the growing food and drink sector in north Wales, which is an important and expanding sector of the local economy, will gather together on Wednesday 5 July 2017 at Bangor University for Cynnal Cymru’s first all-day ‘shared learning and networking event’. Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is the leading organisation for sustainable development […]

European Sustainable Development Week – Celebrating a Sustainable Wales!

European Sustainable Development Week takes place between 30 May – 5 June. Throughout the week Cynnal Cymru will be sharing daily inspiration from across Wales, celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership. We will be showcasing inspirational examples that link to the Well-being of Future Generations Act and the Sustainable Development Goals. You can follow the global conversation […]

Be bold, be innovative and have fun!

Last week we hosted the second Sustain Wales Summit in the Principality Stadium and we were wowed by an amazing line up of speakers and organisations that are proof that innovative approaches, products and new business models are really making a difference to business, our communities and our environment in Wales. The Summit focused on […]

Family Business Halen Môn Receives a 21st Birthday Present to Remember: The Queen’s Award

The family sea salt business, Halen Môn, is to receive the most coveted business award in the UK – The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in their 21st year of business. The North Wales company’s core belief is that ‘small changes add up’ – and its continuous commitment to sustainable growth and the environment have helped […]

Sustainability report

Guide to the essential elements of a sustainability report

Blog post from Principle Consultant – Rhodri Thomas In the last five years I have read hundreds of sustainability/environmental policies, strategies and action plans. Some of this reading was undertaken purely as professional research; a lot was undertaken under the requirement of a Welsh Government contract, as the person who analysed and graded the annual […]

Down to Earth sustainable building

Book onto Down to Earth’s inspiring training courses

Award-winning social enterprise and Cynnal Cymru member, Down to Earth have just announced the first dates in their training programme for 2017. As the Cynnal Cymru team can testify, it is more than just training – Down to Earth provide an inclusive and empowering environment to learn, work together and contribute to such an important project. […]

People of Wales to send giant message in bottle for Earth Hour

WWF-Cymru, the Welsh arm of the global conservation organisation, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour (the annual event that sees millions worldwide switch off their lights) this March, by helping the people of Wales to send a giant, eight metre message in a bottle to Welsh politicians and the world, calling for urgent […]

Cardiff Met named as top university in Wales in this year’s People and Planet Green League 2016

Cardiff Metropolitan University are celebrating being named the top university in Wales in this year’s People and Planet League 2016 and placing fourth out of 150 universities in the UK. They have risen from second in Wales and 19th in the UK in the League, which ranks UK universities on their environmental and social justice performance. Hannah […]