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Moving More, Living More »

The Government and Mayor of London have launched Moving More, Living More, the physical activity Olympic and Paralympic legacy plan for the nation and part of a long term vision for a fitter nation.

One Planet Sport »

BioRegional's One Planet Sport reports on the relevance of sustainability to sport and how it can be achieved across the three pillars of economics, social justice and safeguarding critical environmental resources.

The London 2012 legacy: sustainable policing of events »

How the Metropolitan Police Service worked to achieve sustainable policing of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and is applying the experience gained to ensure sustainable policing of future major events.

New initiatives mark anniversary of international standard for sustainable events »

Positive Impact is marking the first anniversary of the International Standard for Event Sustainability Management Systems, ISO 20121, with a series of free webinars and educational materials.

Inspired by 2012: the sustainability legacy »

A joint report from the UK Government and Mayor of London, describes the activities since the Games to build a lasting legacy, including many achievements directly related to London 2012's sustainability ambitions.

News round-up: inspiring sustainable living, Green Deal communities, farming resilience, green growth, clean energy »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: London 2012 inspires sustainable living; encouraging community Green Deal proposals; building farming resilience; Green Investment Bank funding; clean energy funding.

We Made 2012 »

We Made 2012, an exhibition running until 15 August at The Building Centre in London, celebrates the successful delivery of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and looks ahead to their economic, sporting and learning legacy.

Sustainable Procurement for Construction Projects: London 2012 learning legacy »

A new public sector guide from Defra draws on learning from sustainable procurement of London 2012 construction projects to inspire and assist those procuring projects of every scale to achieve cost savings and other benefits.

Improving sustainability in civil engineering: award for Olympic Park »

The Olympic Park has been given the Eric Hughes award for its outstanding contribution to improving sustainability in civil engineering at the 2013 CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement awards.

A roadmap towards zero waste events by 2020 »

Zero waste events: a 2020 vision, a new roadmap initiative for the event industry from WRAP, aims to ensure that UK events are sending no waste to landfill by the end of the decade, following the example of London 2012.