YnNi Teg launch their community share offer and Go Green to help protect tropical forest the size of Wales

On Friday 13th October 2017, the Directors of YnNi Teg are joining a national day of action by going green in support of climate change charity, Size of Wales, whilst also launching their community share offer for their wind turbine project in Carmarthenshire. From wearing green socks to green wigs and face paints, the Directors […]

Thanks to Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s Charitable Fund

Cymraeg isod. We are sending big thanks to Enterprise for supporting Size of Wales and donating £1,500 from their Enterprise Holdings Foundation grant. Enterprise Rent-A-Car has been a friend and supporter of Size of Wales’ since participating in Go Green Day in 2016 and we are very pleased to be developing an ongoing relationship. Enterprise […]

Plant! reaches 300,000 tree milestone

Cymraeg isod. A tree planting initiative dreamed up by a Cardiff schoolgirl nine years ago has led to the creation of 15 new woodlands in Wales with the planting for the 300, 000th tree. In 2008 the Welsh Government made a pledge to plant a native Welsh broadleaf tree for every child born or adopted […]

Go Green Day: Turning Wales Green for the World’s Tropical Forests!

Cymraeg isod. Will you be ‘going green’ to show your support for the world’s forests on October 13th? What is Go Green Day? Go Green Day is our annual day of green action where we encourage schools, businesses and community groups to take green action. On this day, all across Wales, schools, offices and community groups […]

Size of Wales’ Kariba Project helps offset World Economic Forum’s travel emissions

Cymraeg isod.. The World Economic Forum (WEF) is offsetting emissions through projects managed by one of Size of Wales’ partner, South Pole Group. WEF is currently hosting a Sustainable Impact Summit with world leaders from government, business and civil society in New York to develop a ‘multi-stakeholder platform for concerted action on climate change’. They will be […]

Size of Wales gains support from Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust

Cymraeg isod. Size of Wales has been successful in gaining support from Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust for its forest conservation project in Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC. The Trust, which supports, among others, projects with a focus on “conservation of wildlife and the natural environment”, has agreed to create a match-fund with us to support our DRC project […]

Volunteer With Us!

Cymraeg isod. Whether you’re looking to gain experience working in the third sector, or you are interested in helping with our work for such important environmental cause, or you’re simply looking for office, fundraising, event, research, comms and/or social media experience for your CV, we have plenty of opportunities to get involved. We have had […]

Wapichan people launch website to expose growing threats to their forest

Cymraeg isod. Today, the Wapichan people have launched their own website in bid to expose rights violations and threats to their communities and ancestral lands from mining and illegal resource use. Size of Wales have partnered with Forest Peoples Programme (FPP), an international NGO who empower indigenous communities to legally secure land tenure, such as […]

Press Release: Wales Will ‘Go Green’ on Friday, October 13

Cymraeg isod. Will you be ‘going green’ to show your support for the world’s forests on October 13th? Go Green Day is an annual day of green action organised by climate change charity, Size of Wales. On this day, all across Wales, schools, offices and community groups will be taking part, helping spread climate change […]

Go Green Day 2017: Minuteman Press, Success!

The team at Minuteman Press in Cardiff prides itself on giving back to the community they love to serve. From going green and saving the rainforest to raising awareness and money for the homeless, they have dedicated themselves to supporting important causes and making a positive impact on society. Minuteman Press Cardiff win Sustain Wales […]

Llangorse School: How £2 became £3,356.10!

Here at Size of Wales, we are always looking to show off the schools and businesses that produce outstanding fundraising results. Llangorse School blew us away with their gigantic total… Case Study: Llangorse CIW School, Brecon Enterprise Project Workshop In April 2017, Size of Wales was invited to Llangorse School, as year 3 were studying rainforests. […]

Go Green Day 2017: Robin’s Rainforest Appeal

 Robin’s Rainforest Appeal How a book inspired a young fundraiser Robin Holmes was in Year 2 at St John the Baptist primary school in Pebmarsh, Essex when he read ‘Harry and the Dinosaurs Go Wild’, written by Ian Whybrow. The book is about a small boy raising money to save endangered animals and Robin decided […]