News & Media Releases

Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Auditor General for Wales and Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

15/12/17 Sophie Howe

Huw Vaughan-Thomas, Auditor General for Wales and Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales have today published a Memorandum of Understanding, which sets out how they will cooperate on their...

Economic development cannot be delivered without social improvement

29/11/17 Sophie Howe

Embedding public value within the heart of the activities of Cardiff Business School, is a unique feature of the school.  

Na all datblygiad economaidd gael ei gyflawni heb welliant cymdeithasol

29/11/17 Sophie Howe

Mae gwneud gwerth cyhoeddus yn rhan hanfodol o'u gweithgareddau yn nodwedd unigryw Ysgol Fusnes Caerdydd.

Wales can be a global leader in eradicating violence against women and girls

24/11/17 Sophie Howe

The White Ribbon Campaign and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, allows us to look at how far we’ve come here in Wales in ending male...

Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma: making policy reality 

23/11/17 Sophie Howe

For our younger generation, housing is undoubtedly one of the most difficult challenges they face.  

The challenges of future housing

17/11/17 Sophie Howe

Sometimes when we talk about housing, we get very caught up in the technicalities, the regulations, planning and specifics, that we forget that we're really talking about is home.

If you think our governance structure is messy take comfort

1/11/17 Sophie Howe

When you hear about how things work elsewhere you tend to compare it to what you know and are used to. In that regard learning about how America is governed...

It takes a village…

1/11/17 Sophie Howe

I’m fortunate to have a job where I see lots of people doing lots of amazing things (occasionally the reverse too) but a project that I visited whilst in Austin...

Travelling Stateside

27/10/17 Sophie Howe

Just over a year ago, not long after taking up my post as Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, I was approached by the American Embassy to ask if I would...

The best business is when people, planet and profit intertwine

24/10/17 Sophie Howe

The best business is when people, planet and profit intertwine

Future Generations Commissioner warns against dangerous precedent

13/9/17 Sophie Howe

"A dangerous precedent could be set if arguments presented in the M4 inquiry misinterpret the Well-being of Future Generations Act and undermine the spirt and purpose of the Act," says...

World’s Largest Lesson 18th – 25th September 2017

12/9/17 Sophie Howe

As we start the new school year, I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of a very special upcoming date in the global calendar, which will provide...