Walking the walk.
We believe that putting people’s talent and knowledge into practical use can make real change happen. We’re working on some things right now that really get our hearts racing:
Slipstream Wales is a project managed by TYF to establish Wales as a high performance training camp for radical action on sustainability. Slipstream Wales will bring together 15 of the world’s most progressive businesses to work with teams in Wales and each other to discover how fast and how deeply they can make change when cooperation, innovation and confidence replace bureaucracy, hesitation and silo working.read more...
We’re on a mission to embed innovation for sustainability into the heart of the education system, and fire up the sleeping super-computer of untapped imagination. To move students focus from problems to solution, TYF’s team will be visiting leading sustainability businesses on an ongoing basis to understand what they’re doing that’s really working, what skills they’ll be needing from the workplace of the future, and what pratices they have to share with others, for free.read more...
The Do Lectures bring together an audience of 80 committed doers and 25 of the world’s best thinkers in a tent, in a field in Pembrokeshire to share ideas and inspiration with the world, for free. The 2010 lectures were downloaded over a million times in the last three months of the year.read more...
The Institute for Sustainable Practice, Innovation and Resource Effectiveness (INSPIRE) is setting out on an ambitious path to transform the integration of sustainability within the whole university, and to catalyse and accelerate Wales into a leading role for innovation, though and practice.read more...
Hay on Earth
TYF sponsored and launched first Hay on Earth Innovation Seminars in 2008, bringing leading sustainability practitioners from public and private sector together for four days of ideas, collaboration network. We hosted the launch of Wales’ new Sustainable Development Scheme and the Sustainable Development Charter and in 2010, created the Green Dragon’s Den.read more...
Enviropass is our environmental training programme that provides managers and employees alike with the tools to help manage long term sustainability and environmental impacts for their business. It helps organisations effectively manage their resources, boost their environmental and sutainability credentials and provide evidence of action, results and benefits developed by directors, managers and operational employees.read more...
Visit Wales: Rhod Gilbert interviews TYFs’ Andy Middleton
Countryfile: Julia Bradbury coasteers with TYF
Newsnight: Paul Mason interviews Andy Middleton & Chris Cavanagh
The Do Lectures 2008 – a short film
Planet Green’s Change Makers series
Andy Middleton’s take on Flexible Working
Ethical Heroes – interview with Andy Middleton
Wales on Sunday – Greener Green Grass of Home
Western Mail – A radical vision of capitalism