News & Media Releases

Lord Bird, Founder of The Big Issue, urges Wales to continue to do more to prevent poverty

19/4/18 Sophie Howe

Prevention and inclusion: lessons for tackling poverty took place at the Pierhead, National Assembly for Wales.

Procurement: The spotlight’s on Wales

18/4/18 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, has gone on record on many occasions about the vital role sustainable procurement has in underpinning the well-being goals. Sophie blogs ahead of...

Places fit for the future by Carole-Anne Davies, Design Commission for Wales

5/4/18 Eurgain Powell

The world recently mourned the loss of one of our greatest scientific minds, Stephen Hawking. A man who famously said, ‘intelligence is the ability to adapt to change’.

Today is International Carrot Day!

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Let’s celebrate International Carrot Day - that's a sentence I never thought I would write!

Comisiynydd Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol Cymru yn galw ar Awdurdodau Lleol i roi’r gorau i danwydd ffosil

29/3/18 Sophie Howe

Gydag £1bn o fuddsoddiadau Cronfeydd Pensiwn yng Nghymru’n cael ei wario ar gwmnïau sy’n seiliedig ar ynni ffosil, mae Comisiynydd Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol Cymru yn galw ar Awdurdodau Lleol i ddangos...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales calls on Local Authorities to divest from fossil fuels

29/3/18 Sophie Howe

With £1bn of Pension Funds investment in Wales being spent on fossil fuel based companies, the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales calls on Local Authorities to demonstrate how climate risk...

Update on the application of the Well-being of Future Generations Act to environmental permitting decisions

23/3/18 Sophie Howe

Update on application of the Well-being of Future Generations Act to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) environmental permitting decisions

Commissioner supports call for the arts to be available on prescription by Arts Council of Wales

22/3/18 Sophie Howe

Alternative models for improving health and well-being is one of the priority areas for the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.

Cardiff Transport Green Paper

21/3/18 Sophie Howe

In response to Cardiff Council's Transport Green Paper, published Wednesday, 21 March and the start of a city-wide conversation on big ideas that could shape the future of Cardiff's transport...

Update: Planning and Local Development Plans

21/3/18 Sophie Howe

Following on from a previous statement on Cardiff’s Local Development Plans, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales explains ongoing work in response to correspondence around planning issues.

Step up, Speak Up And Give Each Other A Hand Up – International Women’s Day 2018

8/3/18 Public Body

Spanning different generations we often have interesting discussions about our every day experiences as a woman - especially as we mark 100 years since some women could vote and the...

Stories from our doorway

6/3/18 Cathy Madge

Our offices are right in the middle of Cardiff city centre, whatever’s happening on St Mary Street, we know about it. The entrance to the building, which is shared with...