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Vancouver 2010 Sustainability Report published

December 22, 2010

The final Vancouver 2010 sustainability report has now been published and is available along with a report summary: http://www.2010legaciesnow.com/vanoc/  According to the report, the team reached beyond the environmental pillar to deliver many other positive legacies locally and globally and they …

Sustainable Naturally

Commission publishes Biodiversity Review

November 30, 2010

The Commission today published Sustainable? Naturally… its review of biodiversity across the London 2012 programme. The report praises the work being done by the ODA to transform the Olympic Park from a relatively poor environment into a …

FCO launches “Going for Green – Britain’s 2012 Dream”

November 12, 2010

From the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Nov 2010   Foreign Secretary William Hague recently hosted the public premiere of documentary film “Going for Green – Britain’s 2012 Dream”, a documentary commissioned by the FCO which tells the story of the building of …

Applications are now open to be a London 2012 Games Maker

September 15, 2010

London 2012 have today opened their volunteering scheme for the 2012 Games to the general public. London 2012 volunteers will be called Games Makers and LOCOG are hoping to recruit 70,000 people to help during the Olympic …

Two Years to Go to the Paralympic Games

August 31, 2010

Sunday 29th August marked two years to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The Paralympic Games will take place over 12 days in late August and early September 2012. LOCOG report that …

Group photo from the volunteering day

Commission volunteering day

August 18, 2010

On 4th August 2010 staff and members of the Commission, along with our PR team from Epoch,  spent the day volunteering on the Greenway near West Ham station. During the Olympic and Paralympic Games West Ham station and the …

Two Years to Go

July 27, 2010

Today is two years until the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. Since 2005, the Commission has seen many ‘firsts’ from London 2012: the carbon footprinting of the Games, the Food Vision, the existence of the Commission …

London Assembly Environment Committee Meeting

July 23, 2010

On 15th July 2010, Shaun McCarthy, Chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, attended a meeting of the London Assembly Environment Committee. The Environment Committee are undertaking a report into the environmental sustainability of the …

Shaun McCarthy commenting on the London 2012 canoe slalom course

July 6, 2010

On 29th June 2010, Sky News ran a piece on the London 2012 canoe slalom courses, currently under construction at the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Hertfordshire. As part of the feature Shaun, as Chair of …

Commission Annual Review Meetings

July 1, 2010

The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 has recently completed its 2009 Annual Review of the sustainability of the London 2012 programme, which has been presented to the Olympic Board and published. The Commission has planned a …


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