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Innovation Shorts | How the Principality Stadium is Working Towards Being “off the grid”

Innovation Shorts | How the Principality Stadium is Working Towards Being “off the grid” The Principality Stadium is Wales’ major international sports and events venue and is the home of the Welsh Rugby Union. With a capacity of 74,500 and an average of 1.3 million visitors a year, the stadium hosts sports, music and conference events and also offers a range of catering services. The Principality Stadium is the first venue in the UK to achieve the British Standard Sustainable Management Systems for Events, being recognised for its efforts to minimise its carbon impact, reuse material resources, reduce waste...

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North Wales Food & Drink Goes Green with Cynnal Cymru

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 in Wales and is working in partnership with Bangor University and Adnodd to create this knowledge exchange. The purpose of the event is to explore green innovation that will lead to sustainability and environmental...

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European Sustainable Development Week – Celebrating a Sustainable Wales!

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 on twitter @cynnalcymru and @europeanSDWeek #ESDW2017 The European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW) is an initiative to facilitate the organisation of activities that promote sustainable development and make these efforts visible on a common platform. The...

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Top 10 reasons why the environment should matter to businesses in Wales

Top 10 reasons why the environment should matter to businesses in Wales I’m Megan and I am the Communications and Projects Officer for Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales, the national charity for Sustainable Development in Wales. I am also studying for an MSc in Sustainability and wanted to share with our network the importance of the environment to business. Cynnal Cymru supports businesses to embrace sustainability and undertake their actions in a more responsible and environmentally friendly way. We currently have around 80 members which vary from small businesses like Lightology Ltd to some of the largest businesses in...

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Leading specialists form GDPR Alliance ahead of new “game changing” data regulations

Leading specialists form GDPR Alliance ahead of new “game changing” data regulations 12 Months ahead of the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) into UK law, leading advisors on data management and compliance have formed an Alliance to provide advice and support for what has been described by the UK’s Information Commissioner as a “game changer for everyone”. The Alliance includes prominent Welsh organisations in the fields of law, software and IT, information security and standards consulting. It was created to raise awareness and to provide a single point of access to the range of expertise...

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