Wales Market Update: June 2021
Top stories for Wales this month:
New top team to lead Wales into a brighter future:
Climate change, new green jobs and recovery from the pandemic will be at the heart of the new Welsh Labour Government, as First Minister Mark Drakeford reveals his new Cabinet team. The new climate change ministry will bring together the environment, energy, housing, planning and transport portfolios. Find out more>>
Welsh Public Sector Net Zero Carbon Reporting Guide:
The Welsh Government have released the ‘Welsh Public Sector Net Zero Carbon Reporting guide. Read More>>
NMITE is offering bursaries to Engineering students:
NMITE will provide a cash bursary to all new applicants joining its Pioneer Cohort in September 2021 of £4,000 in the first year. Find out More>>
June’s featured topic: Wellbeing
The evidence for investing in wellbeing in the built environment was already compelling but the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the mandate for action based on the relationship of building, public, and ecological health.
Take a look at the selected resources below to start to develop your understanding on the importance of considering wellbeing in Wales.
Wellbeing Resources recommended for you this month:
Wellbeing in the built environment- This document explores the business case for wellbeing in the built environment and summarising current wellbeing activity in the sector. Read more>>
Happiness and Work- Discover the surprising results on connecting wellbeing, mental health, and understand how employers can play a role in improving our lives at work. Watch the video>>
Why invest in employee wellbeing? Employers can have a major influence on an individual sense of wellbeing, which can have a multitude of benefits for the organisation itself. Find out more>>
Benchmark your Sustainability knowledge!
Our free Maturity Matrix tool has been designed to help you assess your company’s current Sustainability strengths and to identify the areas in which you can develop your competencies.
The assessment will help to benchmark your current knowledge of sustainability topics and then generate a tailored action plan. This list of 10 resources tells you where your company should focus learning, with direct links to top resources. Get started today!
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