The story of a small town with well-being at its heart

2/6/17 Sophie Howe

Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, 1984 by George Orwell and the complete works of Shakespeare are some of the books that have shaped the way we think,...

Home is where well-being begins

23/5/17 Sophie Howe

The links between tackling our housing crisis and the nation's health are growing.

World Fair Trade Day

13/5/17 Sophie Howe

As a country not only have we led the way by becoming the first Fair Trade nation the Well-being of Future Generations Act make us the first nation to legislate and place the sustainable development principle at...

My journey one year on


April 1st marked the first anniversary of the Well-being of Future Generations Act coming into place.

Lights out today for a bright future tomorrow

24/3/17 Sophie Howe

However, one small action as simple as switching off your lights for one hour can help reduce the impacts of climate change on the planet, its wildlife and future generations.

The vital role of the arts in ensuring the well-being of future generations

10/3/17 Sophie Howe

As we celebrated our National Patron Saint’s Day last week, we were reminded of our country’s strong cultural identity and affinity with the arts

International Women’s Day

8/3/17 Sophie Howe

International Women’s Day and what it means for the well-being of future generations of Wales

Young Wales Project debates future trends with Future Generations Commissioner

13/1/17 Sophie Howe

As 2017 gets under way, it was great to start the new year by meeting with members of the Young Wales Project, a group set up to empower and give...

The Commissioner’s view on the EU referendum

30/6/16 Sophie Howe

If the UK Government were bound by the Well-being of Future Generations Act, would the EU Referendum have gone ahead?’ Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner reflects on what the Brexit result...

#SkillsSeptember: Thinking about the future means looking for opportunities

26/9/18 Sophie Howe

The pace of technological change is so fast it’s difficult to imagine what the world of work will look like for our children and future generations.

#InternationalWomen’sDay: My experience as an apprentice in the FGC office – Hollie Leslie

8/3/19 Hollie Leslie

My experience as an apprentice with the Office for Future Generations Commissioner

#TransportOctober How we are progressing – It is time to switch to Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs)

25/10/18 Sang-Jin Park

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. It is a common phrase that we use in our office where the second-hand office furniture and ‘no plastic cup’ signs welcome visitors.