Posts Tagged ‘Well-being of Future Generations Act’

Glanrhyd set the Standard as Green Flag Hospital

Glanrhyd hospital, which looks after nature as well as caring for people has become the first in Wales to receive the prestigious Green Flag Award. Glanrhyd is only the second hospital in the UK to receive the award, which recognises the finest parks and green spaces. The historic site has bird and bat boxes, insect-friendly […]

Welsh Government Consultation on petroleum extraction policy in Wales

A Welsh Government consultation on Petroleum Extraction Policy in Wales has been launched. The consultation runs until the 25th of September and Welsh Government wants to know your views on the proposal. “Following the Wales Act 2017 Welsh Ministers will take over responsibility for licensing onshore petroleum extraction from the UK Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) on […]

Sustain Wales Awards 2017 Winners Announced!

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales announce the winners of the national Sustain Wales Awards 2017. Last night (30th November) Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales celebrated some of the leading organisations and individuals in Wales championing sustainability. The awards ceremony, sponsored by AM Llyr Gruffydd, took place in the Senedd in Cardiff Bay to an audience […]

Sustain Wales Awards 2017 – Shortlist Announced

Cynnal Cymru are delighted to announce those shortlisted for the Sustain Wales Awards 2017. Cynnal Cymru have been inspired by all of the amazing applications we have received for the Sustain Wales Awards taking place in November 2017. We are pleased to see that so many exciting projects and initiatives are being undertaken by businesses, […]

Well-being of Future Generations Act

WCVA Launch New Resources and Guidance for the Third Sector

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act marks a turning point in the sustainable development of Wales. In order to create the Wales We Want organisations need to enhance our natural resources as well as championing people power. To tackle these big issues WCVA/ Environet Cymru have put together some handy toolkits to help you […]

European Sustainable Development Week – Celebrating a Sustainable Wales!

European Sustainable Development Week takes place between 30 May – 5 June. Throughout the week Cynnal Cymru will be sharing daily inspiration from across Wales, celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership. We will be showcasing inspirational examples that link to the Well-being of Future Generations Act and the Sustainable Development Goals. You can follow the global conversation […]

Sophie Howe

Wales’ first Future Generations Commissioner takes up post

Today (February 1st 2016) Sophie Howe takes up her post as Wales’ first statutory Future Generations Commissioner. The establishment of the Commissioner, one of the first in the world, follows the National Assembly for Wales passing the Well-being of Future Generations Act last year. Sophie Howe said: “For me, it’s a uniquely exciting, and slightly […]

Share your views on Ecological Footprint as a well-being indicator for Wales

The Welsh Government has recently published the update of Wales’ Ecological Footprint for 2011 – Ecological Footprint of Wales Report The ecological footprint is a calculation that represents the biologically productive land required to provide the resources to maintain a specific population, based on the consumption rate over a year. It also accounts for the […]