Cross Compliance Proposals for 2015 »The new arrangements will ensure that farmers continue to generate high quality food whilst protecting Wales’ valued resources and spectacular natural landscape.Learn more »
£8.1million for Airbus announced by First Minister
First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced the continued support for Airbus in Broughton with an £8.1million package of funding for training.
- First Minister announces 1,100 investment jobs for Wales
- Made-in-Wales NHS pay deal accepted by unions
- £8.1million for Airbus announced by First Minister
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- Regulations to introduce a new Firefighters’ Pension Scheme in Wales from April 2015
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightWales for Africa grant
The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Draft Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
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Natural Resources Wales
Natural Resources Wales brings together the work of the Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency Wales and Forestry Commission Wales, as well as some functions of Welsh Government. Their purpose is to ensure that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, enhanced and used, now and in the future.
Building Research Establishment
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) Trust Companies, BRE and BRE Global, are world leading research, consultancy, training, testing and certification organisations delivering sustainability and innovation across the built environment and beyond.
Business in the Community Wales
Business in the Community is a business-led charity. It has a growing membership in Wales. It also has members from over 850 companies across the UK, from large multinational household names, small local businesses, and public sector organisations. It aims to advise, support and challenge members to create a sustainable future for all and to improve business performance. Its members work to define what responsibility looks like in the:
- community; and
- the environment; and
to share what they learn about improving performance through responsible business practice.
The Carbon Trust is a leading catalyst for delivering energy efficiency and carbon management in organisations and businesses in order to achieve sustainable carbon emissions reductions in Wales.
Visit: Carbon Trust (external link)
Centre for Alternative Technology
The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) aims to inspire, inform, and enable people to live more sustainable. CAT provides a visitor centre, free information service, educational and consultancy services.
Civic Trust for Wales
The Civic Trust for Wales promotes civic pride as a means to improving the quality of life for all in the places where we live and work, and encourages community action, good design, sustainable development and respect for the built environment.
Constructing Excellence in Wales
Constructing Excellence in Wales spreads best practice across the construction industry in Wales and to encourage the whole supply chain to adopt the ideas set out in the Latham and Egan reports.
Cynnal Cymru Sustain Wales
Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales is an organisation that promotes sustainable development in Wales and provides practical information to help people live sustainably.
Comisiwn Dylunio Cymru Design Commission for Wales
The Design Commission for Wales is the national organisation established to champion good design and high quality in the built environment.
Energy Saving Trust
Energy Saving Trust is an organisation that provides free impartial advice to fight climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions from the home and transportation.
The Prince’s Foundation
The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment is an educational charity which strives to improve quality of life by teaching and practicing timeless and ecological ways of planning, designing and building.
Sustainable Development Commission Wales
The Sustainable Development Commission Wales is the Welsh Government's independent advisory body on sustainable development.
Sustrans is a UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more every day journeys. They work with families, communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that people can choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys.
Visit: Sustrans (external link)
Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
The programme helps individuals, businesses and local authorities to reduce waste and recycle more, making better use of resources and helping to tackle climate change. The site contains tools to aid the design, specification, procurement and delivery of resource efficient buildings with the minimum of waste.