This year we celebrate five years of the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 which is widely considered to be world leading legislation on sustainable development.

To mark the occasion the architect of this Act, Jane Davidson, has published a book #futuregen: Lessons from a Small Country.

In her book she refers to the 'goose bumps moment' when she realised that this idea had actually been proposed more than a decade before it was discussed by Welsh AMs by Victoria Jenkins, now Associate Professor in the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law.

Victoria published a paper, in 2002, suggesting that "a legal duty in respect of sustainable development would act as a powerful educator of all actors in society and in focusing action in government in particular".

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