News & Press Releases

Working together to build the Wales we want

2/4/19 Sophie Howe

In my role as the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, I have found an increasing interest over the last 6 months, from different sectors and indeed different countries to the...

Big Moose chosen as Future Generations Commissioner for Wales’ Staff charity of the year

28/3/19 Sophie Howe

The Cardiff based social enterprise coffee shop that provides employment opportunities to the homeless has been chosen by the team members of the office of the Future Generations Commissioner for...

Sea levels are rising and so are they – school strikes and how we could embrace them in our soft infrastructures – Lorena Axinte, Researcher, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University


“What role do you think young people could play in shaping Cardiff Capital Region?” I asked twelve of the city region’s leaders and chief executives in my research interviews.

#PlanningMarch – Insights into the skills and mindset of a planner by Phil Williams


Having spent over 40 years as a local government planner, I am now a planning director in my own consultancy practice.

We must act now to avoid a climate catastrophe – Sion Sleep, UpRising Cymru


11 years……. 11 mlynedd……. That’s the amount of time that the intergovernmental panel on climate change have estimated we have to change our ways to prevent a potentially catastrophic global...

#InternationalWomen’sDay: My experience as an apprentice in the FGC office – Hollie Leslie

8/3/19 Hollie Leslie

My experience as an apprentice with the Office for Future Generations Commissioner

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales announces paid leave for staff fleeing domestic abuse

8/3/19 Sophie Howe

To mark International Women’s Day, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales has announced a new staff policy that provides support and paid leave to staff who are victims of...

The People’s Platform

4/3/19 Sophie Howe

For centuries we have learnt and understood the world around us through the ancient art of storytelling.

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales announces name of first Poet in Residence

28/2/19 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales is delighted to announce that performance poet Ruth Evans, pen name Rufus Mufasa, has been chosen as the very first Poet in Residence.

Our future generations need us to listen and take action

15/2/19 Sophie Howe

In a joint statement the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Children’s Commissioner for Wales have given their support to hundreds of Welsh school children going on school strike to...