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13/1/18 Kate Carr

Yr wythnos gyntaf ym mis Ionawr ac mae’r rhai hynny ohonom sydd yn ôl yn y gwaith ar dân dros gychwyn a bwrw ati unwaith eto. Wythnos yn ddiweddarach a...

Guest blog by Sarah Stone, Executive Director, Samaritans Wales – Local action saves lives

19/12/17

One of the early conversations I had when I first joined Samaritans was with an organisation with which we were working in partnership to train staff and raise awareness.

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...

Providing advice to Public Services Boards as they plan together for well-being 

8/9/17 Sophie Howe

Over the last few months, the leaders of public services across Wales have been using the recently published local well-being assessments to understand how they can contribute to the social, environmental, economic and cultural...

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...

Calls for evidence on decarbonisation and carbon budgets

1/8/17 Sophie Howe

The Well-being of Future Generations Act requires you to use the five ways of working to maximise your contribution to the seven well-being goals – a number of which relate to climate...

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.