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8/3/19 Private: Sophie Howe

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

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...

29/3/18 Private: Sophie Howe

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

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...

28/3/19 Private: Sophie Howe

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

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...

10/5/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales calls on public bodies to turn words into action and start delivering real changes

Public bodies in Wales must become more ambitious and adventurous and provide better clarity on how they are meeting their obligations under the Well-being of Future Generations Act, says Sophie...

12/9/18

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales calls on Welsh Government to be brave in its investment on transport as new report shows lack of ambition in M4 Black route proposal

A new report published today by the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, Sophie Howe shows how Wales could transform its transport system by investing in public transport, active travel and...

18/5/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales endorses Urdd peace and goodwill message

This message, created by the young people of mid Glamorgan embodies much of the Well-being of Future Generations Act.

4/10/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales on the search for a Poet in Residence

In collaboration with Literature Wales, the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales is proud to announce it is looking for a Future Generations Resident Poet; a new and exciting opportunity for...

13/2/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales seeks clarity on environmental permitting decisions

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...

13/4/17

Calling all the Zero Heroes

Ten years ago the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) launched a pioneering report – Zero carbon Britain – showing that we have the technology and solutions to reduce our carbon...

13/6/16 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner makes Hay on Wye debut

Sophie Howe, the newly appointed Future Generations Commissioner for Wales will take to the stage at this year’s Hay Festival. The session on June 3rd at 7pm on the Starlight...

13/9/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner warns against dangerous precedent

"A dangerous precedent could be set if arguments presented in the M4 inquiry misinterpret the Well-being of Future Generations Act and undermine the spirt and purpose of the Act," says...

1/8/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Calls for evidence on decarbonisation and carbon budgets

The Well-being of Future Generations Act requires you to use the five ways of working to maximise your contribution to the seven well-being goals – a number of which relate to climate...

19/1/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Cardiff Local Development Plans

Following recent debate around the Cardiff Local Development Plans, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner has explained the advice that she

17/9/18

Future transport in the capital city – guest blog by Councillor Caro Wild

Cardiff is a really exciting place at the moment. We have a young and fast-growing city, with jobs being created, houses being built and a billion pounds worth of regional...

21/3/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Cardiff Transport Green Paper

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...

15/12/16 Private: Sophie Howe

City Deal can be a better deal for Future Generations

Failing to put low carbon as a central pillar of the Cardiff City Deal programme would be both environmentally and economically irresponsible,” says Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.

10/11/16 Private: Sophie Howe

Climate change – our obligations to future generations

What I’ve learnt about climate change since becoming Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, earlier this year, is quite simply frightening. There is no doubt that it’s the greatest challenge facing...

29/3/18 Private: Sophie Howe

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

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...

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