News & Press Releases

Why the new female Dr Who is just the kind of future thinking we need right now…

4/8/17 Sophie Howe

Recently the BBC announced the identity of the 13th Doctor Who, to be played by actor Jodie Whittaker. Within seconds of the announcement, scores of people took to social media...

Long-term thinking will determine the Wales we want  

25/7/17 Sophie Howe

The first major report on current and future well-being in Wales by Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales is published Tuesday, 25th July 2017.

The story of a small town with well-being at its heart

2/6/17 Sophie Howe

Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, 1984 by George Orwell and the complete works of Shakespeare are some of the books that have shaped the way we think,...

Home is where well-being begins

23/5/17 Sophie Howe

The links between tackling our housing crisis and the nation's health are growing.

World Fair Trade Day

13/5/17 Sophie Howe

As a country not only have we led the way by becoming the first Fair Trade nation the Well-being of Future Generations Act make us the first nation to legislate and place the sustainable development principle at...

My journey one year on

19/4/17 Rebecca Brown

April 1st marked the first anniversary of the Well-being of Future Generations Act coming into place.

Lights out today for a bright future tomorrow

24/3/17 Sophie Howe

However, one small action as simple as switching off your lights for one hour can help reduce the impacts of climate change on the planet, its wildlife and future generations.

The vital role of the arts in ensuring the well-being of future generations

10/3/17 Sophie Howe

As we celebrated our National Patron Saint’s Day last week, we were reminded of our country’s strong cultural identity and affinity with the arts

International Women’s Day

8/3/17 Sophie Howe

International Women’s Day and what it means for the well-being of future generations of Wales

Young Wales Project debates future trends with Future Generations Commissioner

13/1/17 Sophie Howe

As 2017 gets under way, it was great to start the new year by meeting with members of the Young Wales Project, a group set up to empower and give...

Shaping Accountability in Wales for Future Generations

22/11/16 Sophie Howe

A radical, ground-breaking culture change is essential if public bodies are going to provide better service provision, now and for future generations

The Shape of Things to Come

22/11/16 Michael Palmer

A radical, ground-breaking culture change is essential if public bodies are going to provide better service provision, now and for future generations. That’s the key message at a collaborative event...