Please find below relevant external policies for NGOs and charities operating from Wales or in partnership with organisations based in Wales.
Well Being of Future Generations Act (2015)
The Well-being of Future Generations Act is a ground-breaking piece of legislation that requires public bodies in Wales to work better with others (including each other and communities) and take a more joined up, long-term approach so that their decisions have a positive impact on people living in the future as well as those living today.
The Act sets out a principle that public bodies must follow and seven goals which they must work towards in order to carry out ‘Sustainable Development’.
These factsheets for the third sector introduce the Sustainable Development Principle, and the common vision articulated through the Seven Goals.
What can public bodies do to act on the Global Goal?
The Well Being and Future Generations Act applies to 44 Public Bodies across Wales. The global goal’s purpose is to enable them to recognise that in our interconnected world, what we do in Wales can have positive and adverse impacts outside of Wales.
Here’s a letter (sent in response to a public consultation on local Well-Being plans) which outlines what public bodies can do to contribute to the global goal: