Recommendations

What are recommendations?

The Commission has made a number of recommendations as part of our reviews. We track the progress made against these recommendations quarterly and provide a full update in our Annual Reviews. This recommendation tracker shows the status of every recommendation we have made. It is also searchable by report or by organisation so you can find the recommendations you are interested in.

Updated: 20 Mar 2013
ID Review Year Owner Recommendation Status
208 Annual 2011 ODA
GOE
That the ODA, working with relevant government departments, gather evidence of the linkage between productivity, health, safety and sustainability and publish their findings as part ... Read more Complete
207 Annual 2011 ODA
That the ODA evaluate the 'as built' carbon footprints of at least two venues to include the Velodrome and the Aquatic Centre and publish the ... Read more Complete
206 Annual 2011 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
That the London 2012 Sustainability Group addresses delivery of the sustainability aspects of the Government legacy plan published in December 2010. Read more Closed
204 Annual 2011 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
That the London 2012 Sustainability Group should provide clear leadership over all aspects of sustainability (including health) and establish a mechanism to engage effectively with ... Read more Closed
201 Inclusion and Healthy Living 2011 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
That the London 2012 Sustainability Group ensures that all healthy living commitments in the London 2012 Sustainability Plan are being actively monitored and progressed. Read more Complete
194 Inclusion and Healthy Living 2011 ODA
GOE
That the ODA continue to work with the Health and Safety Executive to develop a programme to disseminate the learning on health and safety and ... Read more Not Fully Achieved
193 Inclusion and Healthy Living 2011 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
Re-iteration of recommendation 12 from the 2009 Annual Review http://www.cslondon.org/recommendations/detail/?id=184 That there is greater co-ordination of the healthy living agenda across Key Stakeholders, through existing groups, ... Read more Complete
185 Biodiversity 2010 ODA
That the ODA review existing procedures and controls to ensure they are suitable for managing the habitats during Park Operations and Transformation. This needs to ... Read more Complete
184 Annual 2010 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
That there is greater co-ordination of the health agenda across Key Stakeholders, through existing groups, or possibly by establishing a Health Legacy board as part ... Read more Complete
170 Food 2010 ODA
The ODA should contribute to the Learning Legacy from the Games and write up case studies for contractor catering so that the approach can be ... Read more Complete
167 Waste 2010 ODA
That the ODA work with their waste contractor to measure, manage and report on the transport methods for materials leaving the Olympic Park site during ... Read more Complete
166 Waste 2010 ODA
That the Olympic Delivery Authority, through the site-wide waste contractor, investigates the final use of all wood sent for recycling and reports accordingly. Read more Complete
165 Waste 2010 ODA
That the Olympic Delivery Authority works with their waste contractor to reduce the quantity of waste being sent to conventional incineration. Read more Complete
164 Waste 2010 ODA
That the Olympic Delivery Authority reports separately on each of the three components of the construction waste target, being the proportions and tonnage of construction ... Read more Closed
162 Waste 2010 London 2012 Sustainability Group
ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
That the London 2012 Sustainability Group set out how the management of waste and resources in the post-Games bump-out/breakdown phase and subsequent transformation phase will ... Read more Complete
149 Carbon 2009 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
The marginal carbon cost of decisions should be factored into operational decision making, taking into account life-cycle carbon impacts where possible and in a transparent ... Read more Closed
148 Carbon 2009 OB
ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
Responsibility for the whole residual footprint should rest with the Olympic Board, who should allocate responsibility for mitigation to the organisation best placed to achieve ... Read more Closed
147 Carbon 2009 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
CSL
Each individual Key Stakeholder should be responsible for reducing or avoiding emissions within their area of responsibility. The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 has ... Read more Complete
146 Carbon 2009 ODA
The ODA should calculate embodied emissions based on 'as built' data for at least one, and preferably more, significant permanent venues to enable future projects ... Read more Closed
138 Annual 2009 ODA
The ODA should apply lessons from early projects such as Orient Way and communicate them internally to other project teams and externally to the industry. Read more Complete
136 Annual 2009 ODA
The ODA must ensure that the implications of the emerging legacy waste strategy are reflected in the design and build of the Olympic Village and ... Read more Closed
133 Annual 2009 ODA
LOCOG
The ODA and LOCOG should ensure a clear and consistent policy for mitigating the impacts of manufacture, use and disposal of temporary materials. Read more Complete
129 Annual 2009 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
All users of the London 2012 Brand should be required to demonstrate how they will contribute to the London 2012 Sustainability Plan and relevant objectives. Read more Not Fully Achieved
125 Design 2009 ODA
LOCOG
That LOCOG engage with the ODA on the accessibility of venues during Games time and how their operations will enable the venues to be fully ... Read more Closed
122 Design 2009 ODA
LOCOG
LLDC
That there is a forum at which the ODA, LDA [now LLDC] and LOCOG consider the areas where there are opportunities for additional investment in ... Read more Closed
121 Design 2009 ODA
LOCOG
LLDC
That sustainability specialists are involved in the evaluation of design-related tenders to ensure that the relevant issues are considered at an early stage. Read more Complete
120 Design 2009 ODA
LOCOG
LLDC
That there is clear integration of sustainability objectives into the early design stages for the remaining developments and ongoing projects of all the Key Stakeholders. ... Read more Progress Made
108 Design 2009 ODA
That a presentation be produced to set out the overall park design and how all elements link together. All venues and the park and public ... Read more Complete
107 ODA Procurement 2009 ODA
LDA
That, as part of the longer term evolution of CompeteFor, it is utilised to encourage and promote additional environmental criteria to drive improvements in businesses ... Read more Closed
106 ODA Procurement 2009 ODA
That the ODA has a system to manage procurement risk and delivery of the sustainability objectives and standards throughout their supply chain. Read more Complete
105 ODA Procurement 2009 ODA
That the ODA ensures that the risk of not achieving its sustainability standards is mitigated where the contractual arrangements do not mandate specific targets, such ... Read more Complete
104 ODA Procurement 2009 ODA
That the achievement of a BREEAM excellent rating be specified in all permanent venue contracts Read more Closed
103 Skills and employment 2009 ODA
LOCOG
LDA
That the LDA, ODA, and LOCOG ensure that all tenders are placed on the CompeteFor on-line system and that clear regular reporting of winning contractors ... Read more Complete
102 Skills and employment 2009 ODA
LOCOG
That the ODA and LOCOG clarify their own commitment to apprenticeships given the LEST target of 4,000 apprenticeships and provide an outline programme of how ... Read more Complete
101 Skills and employment 2009 ODA
That the ODA and partners establish an open single regular briefing session for stakeholders based on reporting of a standard suite of key indicators and ... Read more Complete
81 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
ODA/LOCOG to clarify how it will implement the commitment to access and mobility for Olympic Park and for temporary venues and temporary overlay. Read more Closed
80 Annual 2007 LDA
ODA
LOCOG
GOE
Develop clearly focused aspirations and targets for numbers of people to be trained, short and long term employment targets with particular reference to equalities. Read more Closed
79 Annual 2007 LDA
ODA
LOCOG
GOE
Ensure that the work of the various agencies operating in the skills and employment area (ODA, LDA, host boroughs, local voluntary sector, local education authorities, ... Read more Closed
74 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
Ensure that the health benefits of other workstreams are captured. For example, the impact on wellbeing from long term employment offered through the Employment and ... Read more Closed
73 Annual 2007 LOCOG
ODA
Work with food suppliers as early as possible to ensure there is an adequate supply chain to meet the ambitions for healthy, local and sustainable ... Read more Complete
71 Annual 2007 ODA
Ensure biodiversity issues are effectively managed in the development of Prescott Lock. Read more Complete
69 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
Set out how biodiversity is incorporated into the design process for venues and other development. Read more Complete
68 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
Develop clear plans for how habitat is to be restored after construction on all sites. Read more Closed
67 Annual 2007 ODA
LLDC
As part of the Legacy Masterplan Framework, clarify what resources will be available and which agency will be responsible for managing the implementation of the ... Read more Closed
66 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
LOCOG should establish dialogue with the utility sponsor (appointed by LOCOG) and the utility partner (appointed by the ODA) in 2008 to understand how the ... Read more Closed
65 Annual 2007 LOCOG
ODA
Define energy targets for temporary venues and other venues requiring temporary overlay. Read more Closed
64 Annual 2007 ODA
Ensure that the ODA energy scheme is developed to utilise alternative fuel sources over time and during legacy. Read more Closed
63 Annual 2007 ODA
Continue the good work to incentivise the Energy Services Company (to be appointed by the ODA) to deliver higher levels of carbon reduction. Read more Closed
54 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
Continue to develop a strategy for dealing with environmentally sensitive materials through the design and supply chain process. Read more Closed
33 Annual 2007 ODA
Clarify objectives and responsibilities and targets for temporary venues and overlay. Read more Closed
32 Annual 2007 ODA
Ensure that shortage of information on legacy use of facilities does not preclude the business case for sustainable options by working with a range of ... Read more Closed
31 Annual 2007 ODA
Ensure that the recommendations highlighted in this report and in the emerging Legacy Masterplan Framework are taken into account in procurement specifications and design briefs ... Read more Closed
30 Annual 2007 ODA
Demonstrate commitment to SD principles by embedding SD into job descriptions, bonuses, objectives, recruitment and personal development plans, induction and training. Read more Complete
29 Annual 2007 ODA
Focus on recruitment of long term staff to support this agenda and procurement of resources required to support through service contracts and consultancy. Propose clear ... Read more Complete
28 Annual 2007 ODA
Ensure that sub-project specific plans contain detailed SD targets using guidance and co-ordination from the SD team. Summarise detailed targets and objectives to act as ... Read more Complete
27 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
Key Stakeholders to work with CSL to establish a pragmatic and meaningful reporting process. Read more Complete
21 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
Ensure that recruitment and succession plans are in place to provide continuity for key roles. Read more Closed
17 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
ODA and LOCOG should develop a clear plan to collect information about labour standards in the supply chains of commercial partners and suppliers and, more ... Read more Closed
11 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
LOCOG should establish dialogue with the utility sponsor (appointed by LOCOG) and the utility partner (appointed by the ODA) in 2008 to understand how the ... Read more Closed
8 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
ODA and LOCOG should clearly set out their proposals for developing management systems (SMS) to cover all aspects of SD which will be subject to ... Read more Complete
6 Annual 2007 ODA
Clear and specific SD objectives and targets should be embedded in ODA sub-project plans, with associated personal objectives, recruitment and training to ensure appropriately skilled ... Read more Complete
5 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
GLA
GOE
LDA
LLDC
Succession plans are put in place for all key positions essential to the delivery of SD outcomes. Also see recommendation 3. Read more Closed
4 Annual 2007 ODA
LOCOG
ODA and LOCOG should develop a clear statement of intent with respect to standards for temporary venues and temporary overlay. Read more Closed

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