News & Media Releases

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...

TriMet: Transit Agency Takes an Innovative Approach to Sustainability

27/2/18

TriMet provides bus, light rail and commuter rail service in the Portland, Oregon, region, with a service boundary of more than 500 miles (804 km). Our riders use TriMet to...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales seeks clarity on environmental permitting decisions

13/2/18 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales has written to Natural Resources Wales to ask them demonstrate how the Well-being of Future Generations Act is being applied the during the...

Power to the Bump

27/1/18 Sophie Howe

As someone who has had five pregnancies whilst trying to progress a career I am very excited to see Jacinda Ardern the newly elected New Zealand Prime Minister announce her...

Making blue the warmest colour

13/1/18 Kate Carr

First week of January and those of us back in work are raring to go – one week later and the ‘January blues’ hit – it’s not just the cold...

Gwnewch glas y lliw cynhesaf

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...