Our Work

Sustain Wales Summit


The Sustain Wales Summit is an annual conference that highlights emerging ideas, innovative approaches and low-carbon technology, which together can help to create a more sustainable future for Wales.

Networking Events


Cynnal Cymru provides a variety of networking events that are designed to provide exciting opportunities to connect, collaborate and share new developments with like minds.

Consultancy Services


Cynnal Consult provides bespoke consultancy and mentoring for businesses, social enterprises, charities and individuals. We help organisations to plan, do, study and reflect as part of our integrated thinking approach.

Shared Learning Events


Our shared learning events are an opportunity to explore aspects of sustainability in greater depth, bringing together diverse viewpoints and ideas around a key theme or challenge. The events are designed to share learning, challenge thinking and inspire change. 

Carbon Literacy


Carbon Literacy is a concept created in Manchester by Cooler Projects Ltd. and administered by the Carbon Literacy Trust. Cynnal Cymru is working with Cooler Projects and the Carbon Literacy Trust to promote Carbon Literacy in Wales.

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Project Sylfaen

Firming the foundations of community-based environmental organisations

Car Futures Wales

Core Theme

We are working with partners to promote understanding of ultra-low emission transport to catalyse action to develop the markets and infrastrucutre for electric, hybrid and hydrogen vehicles.

SBE19 – Sustainable Built Environment Conference

Event Management

In September 2019 Cardiff University and Cynnal Cymru will host the Sustainable Built Environment Conference – BE19. Bringing 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.

#iwill campaign

Cynnal Cymru worked with the Wales Council for Voluntary Action WCVA and Volunteering Wales to provide practical information and support to businesses on how they can embed social action such as volunteering, campaigning or fundraising into their sustainability strategy.

SMART Cities Cardiff


SMART Cities Cardiff explored the potential of Smart technology to deliver a modern, low carbon economy that delivers prosperity and well-being in a sustainable way.

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Low Carbon Summer School


A 10 day summer school designed to inform and inspire architecture students from North China University of Art and Architecture on low carbon architecture in the UK.

Go Green for the Size of Wales

Fundraising Campaign

Working in partnership with the Size of Wales, Cynnal Cymru helped to run Go Green Day – asking businesses throughout Wales to join in and help protect an area of tropical forest the size of Wales.

Michael Sheen at the launch of the Wales We Want

The Wales We Want National Conversation

Cynnal Cymru worked with the Welsh Government and the former Commissioner for Future Generations, Peter Davies, to help develop and grow Wales’s biggest National Conversation on ‘The Wales We Want’.

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The Climate Change Commission for Wales


Cynnal Cymru provided the secretariat for the Climate Change Commission for Wales helping to bring together key sectors and organisations to build agreement on the action needed to tackle the challenges of climate change.

Strong Roots

Strong Roots is a project to increase the capacity of community and town councils to both lead and support sustainable development and to partner the Welsh Government in its commitment to the development of sustainable, resilient, low-carbon communities.

Culture Shift

Culture Shift – How Artists are responding to Sustainability in Wales, is a research report commissioned by the Arts Council of Wales (ACW) : to identify key projects, initiatives, networks and organisations that are part of what is becoming an emerging ‘sector’ within the arts.


Emergence-Eginiad is a partnership initiative co-developed by Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales and Volcano Theatre Company to develop a movement for change so that the arts could be seen to lead a necessary process of cultural change.

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Nest Nyth

Branding and Communications

Nest Nyth is the new scheme is to help people in Wales reduce the impact of their fuel bills and targets the most vulnerable households, as identified in the Welsh Government’s Fuel Poverty Strategy.

Welsh Narratives

In partnership with the Climate Outreach and Information Network COIN, Cynnal Cymru developed an interim report on Narratives for Sustainable Development in Wales.