Category: Well-being of Future Generations

  • Afallen’s ‘Cynnig Cymraeg’

    Afallen’s ‘Cynnig Cymraeg’

    Header photo: a signpost from Tafwyl (David Clubb) Afallen and the Welsh language Afallen was created for a number of reasons. We want to keep money and skills in Wales. We want to help organisations understand, and better implement, Future Generations ways of working in order to achieve the Future Generations Goals. And we want…

  • If we tolerate this; Wales in the world economy

    If we tolerate this; Wales in the world economy

    This guest post by Professor Calvin Jones, published on St David’s Day 2024, is part of Afallen’s ongoing work to stimulate debate about the opportunities to create prosperity in Wales by thinking and doing differently. Header photo: the Amazon Warehouse (‘fulfillment centre’) in Swansea, obtained from Coflein.gov.uk. “The original marginality, of course, was that of…

  • Walking the (sustainability) walk

    Walking the (sustainability) walk

    We founded Afallen in October 2018 on a set of values. We wanted Afallen to be the embodiment of our personal commitments to seeing Wales fulfill its potential as a sustainable country, demonstrating practical ways to improve the way we live, in a way which enriches every citizen and supports our ecosystems. One of the…

  • Nor-way in the lead on electric vehicles

    Nor-way in the lead on electric vehicles

    The European Environment Agency has updated its data on the number of new electric vehicles purchased in Europe. When analysed as a proportion of the total cars, Norway is the out-and-out leader. The UK is a mid-table player, but this disguises very large variations by country. Northern Ireland and Wales are both poorly served by…

  • Open source social media will save our democracy

    Open source social media will save our democracy

    This guest blog post was written by our Partner, David Clubb. Afallen is proud to support, champion and use open source social media networks including Pixelfed and Mastodon. We’re happy to work with organisations to help you understand, and incorporate, open source social media into your digital strategy and workflow. In an opinion piece in…

  • Congestion Charge Cardiff – the Future Generations Approach

    Congestion Charge Cardiff – the Future Generations Approach

    We think that a Congestion Charge – or Clean Air Zone – should be implemented in Cardiff. It’s in line with the Well-being Goals.

  • Supporting girls & women in STEM

    Supporting girls & women in STEM

    Afallen is carrying out practical work to help support girls and women in fulfilling their aspirations in STEM

  • An urban National Park for Wales

    An urban National Park for Wales

    Afallen has been following the development of the National Park City concept with interest. We want to help bring it to Wales.

  • Plastic pollution in Wales

    Plastic pollution in Wales

    David Clubb talked to Radio Cymru this morning about plastic pollution in Wales. Here’s the recording.

  • The symbolism of the M4 in Wales

    The symbolism of the M4 in Wales

    With one tweet, the First Minister Mark Drakeford raised Wales’ aspirations, values, and environmental credentials.