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

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’.

4/4/18 7_Icons-14

Today is International Carrot Day!

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

23/3/18 Private: Sophie Howe

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

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

21/3/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Update: Planning and Local Development Plans

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.

8/3/18 Public Body

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

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

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

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...

27/1/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Power to the Bump

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

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

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...

15/12/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Auditor General for Wales and Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

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...

29/11/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Na all datblygiad economaidd gael ei gyflawni heb welliant cymdeithasol

Mae gwneud gwerth cyhoeddus yn rhan hanfodol o'u gweithgareddau yn nodwedd unigryw Ysgol Fusnes Caerdydd.

24/11/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Wales can be a global leader in eradicating violence against women and girls

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...

17/11/17 Private: Sophie Howe

The challenges of future housing

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.

1/11/17 Private: Sophie Howe

If you think our governance structure is messy take comfort

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...

1/11/17 Private: Sophie Howe

It takes a village…

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...

27/10/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Travelling Stateside

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...

24/10/17 Private: Sophie Howe

The best business is when people, planet and profit intertwine

The best business is when people, planet and profit intertwine

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