Press Releases

Cardiff Council vote to divest pensions from fossil fuels is part of a growing movement in Wales

19/7/19 Sophie Howe

In response to Cardiff Council's vote to divest pensions from fossil fuels Thursday, 18th July, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

Wales is leading the world on safeguarding the interests of future generations

19/7/19 Sophie Howe

The world’s first Commissioner whose role it is to act as guardian for future generations, Sophie Howe (Future Generations Commissioner for Wales) will be highlighting how Wales’ is leading the...

It is an undeniable truth that we are failing to tackle climate change quickly enough says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

15/7/19 Sophie Howe

n response to the Extinction Rebellion Cardiff five-day protest to highlight the need for urgent action to tackle climate change, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales publishes ten point plan to fund Wales’ climate emergency

21/6/19 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales: “In previous and current budgets the Welsh Government spend has been around 1% on decarbonisation which is nowhere near enough to fund the...

Expert help wanted to shape communications fit for the future

12/6/19 Sophie Howe

Can you help the Commissioner review and develop her communications approach to fit with her forward looking agenda?

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales welcomes ‘brave decision by First Minister on the M4 Relief Road

5/6/19 Sophie Howe

Following the First Minister, Mark Drakeford’s decision earlier today to reject the building of the M4 Relief Road, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner said:

Clear action and resources must match commitment in reducing carbon emissions says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

3/6/19 Sophie Howe

I am pleased that the Welsh Government’s declaration of a Climate Emergency echo’s the urgency of the Committees recommendations but we now need to see clear action and allocation of resources to...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales welcomes Welsh Government Climate Emergency declaration

29/4/19 Sophie Howe

Following today’s announcement by the Welsh Government of a climate emergency, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

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...

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.

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...

Wales and the United Nations Agenda 2030: an inclusive review of progress

16/1/19 Sophie Howe

This week Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and the Welsh Government will host a stakeholder summit to build on Wales’ contribution to the United Nations 2030 Agenda.