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

With Β£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 is being incorporated into their current and future fund's investment strategy.

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Back to the Future with Magor & Undy Walkway Station

When MAGOR was launched on 14th March 2013, the group realised from the outset the enormity of the tasks facing them. The first challenge was to get the walkway concept and business plans agreed and funded by governments and the rail industry.

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What does well-being look like now and in the future?

A key part of the Well-being of Future Generations Act established Public Services Boards (PSBs) to make sure that local organisations work together to improve the well-being of their area for current and future generations.

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Economic development cannot be delivered without social improvement

Embedding public value within the heart of the activities of Cardiff Business School, is a uniqueΒ feature of the school.Β Β 

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The Media Must up its Game on Climate Change

Stories about climate events are becoming more common across our news channels. Floods, migration, crop failures, public health – the impact of climate change is wide and varied. Perhaps this incremental increase in climate change activity will lead to more coverage where environmental stories compete for air time on our radio and tv news outlets and in newspaper columns.

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Manifesto for the future

Our younger generations are calling out the failures of past decisions, and sadly, often decisions in the continuing present that fail to take into account their futures – embarrassing, perhaps, but necessary.

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Future Generations Commissioner for Wales - June Newsletter

The events throughout June have highlighted just what can happen when people make their voices heard about what matters to them. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to raise your voice for future generations.

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Areas of Focus

In order for the Commissioner to have the most impact, she decided it would be best to dedicate resources to a few areas in more detail.

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Public Bodies

There are 44 public bodies in Wales covered by the Act who are required to carry out sustainable development

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Future Generations Commissioner for Wales – July Newsletter

As the summer holidays begin and many of us look forward to spending time with our own future generations, we’re reminded of just what well-being really means; spending time with loved ones, a bike-ride in the sunshine, or simply taking a well-earned break, it’s important to take stock of what’s already been a busy 2019.

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