Archive for 'olympics'

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.

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 natural environment legacy for London 2012 »

Over the last five years Natural England has managed a programme of projects to deliver a natural environment legacy for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, supporting the aim to be the most sustainable Games ever.

A legacy of change: the London 2012 post-Games sustainability report »

LOCOG has published its final sustainability report for London 2012, updating the pre-Games report and focusing on what was achieved in the delivery of the Games and the culmination of the sustainability programme.

London 2012: the most sustainable Games to date »

The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012's post-Games report examines whether the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games achieved the ambition to be the "most sustainable Games ever".

Inspire a generation – to greater sustainability? »

The London 2012 Games are over but their legacy is only just beginning. Jonathan Turner of CSL considers the sustainability of the “look and feel” and whether the messages will have a lasting effect in inspiring sustainable behaviour.

Olympic and Paralympic sustainability boost for Weymouth »

Defra's sustainable development team reports on the range of activity over the last seven years to ensure that Weymouth enjoys a sustainability boost from its part in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Working for a sustainable London 2012: in video »

In a short film, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 gives its view of how London 2012 worked for sustainability, asks whether London 2012 is the most sustainable Games ever, and considers how the model can benefit other events.

London 2012 – A sustainable gold medal? »

With the London 2012 Olympic Games underway, Shaun McCarthy, chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, considers whether "the most sustainable Games ever" deserve a gold medal.

The Olympic Park: showcasing sustainable construction »

Olympic Delivery Authority chairman Sir John Armitt's report on the construction of the Olympic Park highlights the new approaches to sustainability successfully adopted for construction of the “greenest Games ever”.