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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 …

Commission statement on BP

June 23, 2010

BP was selected by LOCOG to be a London 2012 Tier One Partner, Cultural Olympiad Partner and Sustainability Partner.   BP has confirmed that the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will not affect the company’s …

Commission publishes Transport Review

June 17, 2010

Transport Review The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 has today published its snapshot review of sustainability and transport for the Games. The review, entitled ‘All Change’ is a snapshot review. It provides an overview of transport …

Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 appoints new Commissioners

June 15, 2010

Commission appoints five new Commissioners    The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 is very pleased to announce the appointment of five new Commissioners: Meredith Alexander, Head of Trade and Corporates at ActionAid and Chair of the …


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