Posts Tagged ‘Well-being of Future Generations Act’

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 […]