4theRegion is an alliance of people, businesses and organisations across South West Wales, who love where we live and want our region to flourish.
We connect people, share good news and enable collaboration, through our forums, events, projects and comms, for a future that promotes the well-being of people and planet.
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SOCIAL VALUE EXCHANGE
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There is great stuff happening across our region, but people don’t know what others are doing. We champion the changemakers and share positive news, to connect likeminded people and great ideas.
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In this episode, Dawn speaks to Marcia Sinfield, Chief Executive of Caredig about their rebrand, what social value means to her and the value of local sourcing and working together.
In our new series, we'll be exploring the wider question of how we reshape our economy based on what really matters, and why we think attachment to...
This week we're hearing from inspiring young people from Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. The future of our region is in the hands of the younger...
OUR IMPACT AREAS
If businesses and organisations in this region buy more from each other, we can keep more wealth here in South West Wales, develop our supply chain, and create more opportunities for people and local businesses.
Tourism is a key economic driver for the region. An integrated, sustainable travel network is essential to prosperity and well-being. We want to help partners collaborate better across the region to develop both.
Regeneration is something we should all do together. How can we ensure that major regional projects are designed and delivered in a way that provides economic and social benefits for the region over the long term?
In a fast changing world, we think the well-being economy will be the battleground of the next 10 years, and successful places will be those that build prosperity by prioritising people, health, quality of life, the environment and equality.
A circular economy is restorative and regenerative by design. We must move away from our linear economy (make, use, dispose), closing the loop to conserve resources and ensure long term sustainability.
At 4theRegion we’ve been very excited about the construction of Copr Bay. Phase one of this £135m project has brought Swansea an amazing new arena (where we hosted its first major conference!), a stunning new bridge, the first new park in...
A new app has been created to promote local sourcing, and businesses are being encouraged to sign up ahead of its official launch later this month. 4theRegion has created the app to promote "buying regional", which is one of our six...
Businesses from across Neath Port Talbot came together today to talk about their business growth ambitions and their requirements for property and facilities to expand into.
We’ve kept up with the headlines from across South West Wales this month, to bring you the best regional news for Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Neath Port Talbot and Swansea! Our goal is to share good news, helping you think and speak more positively about what’s happening across our fantastic region!
Rising energy prices have put a huge squeeze on household budgets and continue to drive inflation. But the energy we need is already all around us, it’s just a lot of it’s untapped! Did you know renewable energy is now cheaper than fossil...
Younger generations are our future, so how can we equip young people across South West Wales with the skills and mindset to THRIVE?