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Commission statement on ticketing for London 2012

August 30, 2011

Amended on 1st September 2011 following further clarification received from LOCOG The Commission has reviewed LOCOG’s ticketing policy for the 2012 Olympic Games to assure the fairness of the allocation process and plans for the final allocation …

Commission for a Sustainable London 2012

CSL Stakeholder Sessions – additional date added

August 26, 2011

Having been established to independently monitor and assure the sustainability of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games programme, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 wants to hear what you have to say about a sustainable Games. The …

Commission statement on Low Carbon Energy for the Games

August 5, 2011

We would like to clarify and make public our advice to LOCOG about carbon impacts of grid electricity supply. During the Games, LOCOG will receive energy from a variety of sources, including; heat and cooling from the …

Commission statement on Stadium Wrap announcement

August 4, 2011

Artists Impression of Stadium Wrap (Credit: AP Photo/Dow Chemical) The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed that their Worldwide Olympic Partner, Dow Chemical Company, will be producing a sustainable, fabric ‘wrap’ that …

Marking One Year to Go until the start of the Olympic Games

July 27, 2011

With only one year to go, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, the independent body established to assure and monitor the sustainability of the London 2012 Games, recognises the progress and achievements made to help deliver …

Sustainable packaging for London 2012

July 22, 2011

The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 has reviewed LOCOG’s plans for the provision of merchandise bags during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Respected international research[1] shows that no single bag solution outperforms other comparable bag solutions against …

Commission statement on launch of BMW’s London 2012 fleet

July 18, 2011

BMW has officially handed over the first vehicle to support the 2012 Games. A total of 400 bicycles will be used by LOCOG in the run-up to and during the Games as part of a wide range of …

Statement from adidas Group on Greenpeace Investigation

July 15, 2011

An investigation by environmental pressure group Greenpeace has alleged that suppliers to several big clothing brands are polluting two of China’s main rivers with hazardous chemicals. Due to their role as a Tier One sponsor for the …

CSL Stakeholder Sessions: Come along to have your say..

June 15, 2011

Having been established to independently monitor and assure the sustainability of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games programme, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 wants to hear what you have to say about a sustainable Games. The …

gettyimages / London 2012 (Olympic Torch prototype)

Commission disappointment over failure to achieve low-carbon flame

June 8, 2011

EDF Energy, which was working with LOCOG to develop a low-carbon fuel for the Olympic torch, has announced that it can no longer fulfil this commitment. Shaun McCarthy, Chair of the Commission, said: “We respect the need to make sure that …


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