Recommendations

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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
230 Legacy 2012 GOE
That the Government make fully transparent how it is meeting its commitment to improve sports participation across its range of funded programmes (and how resources ... Read more Closed
217 Sustainable Games Preparation 2012 GLA
That the GLA clarify, monitor and report on where its Live Site operator will and will not meet relevant London 2012 sustainability requirements, including on ... Read more Closed
212 Annual 2011 LLDC
That the OPLC [now LLDC] use the LMF protocol, developed in 2008, as a starting point for work to develop the sustainability objectives and plans ... Read more Closed
211 Annual 2011 GLA
That the GLA Group resolves the issue of resources available to support CompeteFor, Diversity Works for London and job brokerage as soon as possible to ... Read more Closed
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
199 Inclusion and Healthy Living 2011 LOCOG
GLA
GOE
That LOCOG allocates operational responsibility for the areas between transport nodes and the venues – the so-called Last Mile – and promptly identify and resolve ... Read more Closed
198 Inclusion and Healthy Living 2011 LOCOG
That LOCOG establishes mechanisms to ensure that late design changes to venues during overlay and fit-out take full account of accessibility and other sustainability requirements. Read more Closed
190 Biodiversity 2010 LOCOG
That LOCOG makes better use of the Biodiversity Advisory Group, for example to promote biodiversity conservation associated with the Games. Read more Closed
189 Biodiversity 2010 GLA
That as part of developing plans to address the sustainability implications of all elements of City Operations, the GLA set out and implement clear plans ... Read more Closed
179 Annual 2010 London 2012 Sustainability Group
That the London 2012 Sustainability Group, with input from relevant stakeholders, define the meaning of a 'blueprint for sustainable living' and develop a work plan ... Read more Closed
177 Annual 2010 LOCOG
That LOCOG continue to explore opportunities with the legacy owners and the sport community to ensure the optimum long term benefit is achieved in lease/buy ... Read more Closed
173 Annual 2010 London 2012 Sustainability Group
That the London 2012 Sustainability Group establish a timely, clear, co-ordinated, funded, independent work programme to capture sustainability lessons learned and to set new standards ... Read more Closed
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
160 LOCOG Procurement 2010 LOCOG
That LOCOG urgently complete the Functional Sustainability Requirements for all Functional Areas and ensure they are embedded in Functional / Operational planning and tender documentation. Read more Closed
156 LOCOG Procurement 2010 LOCOG
That LOCOG review procurement activity to date and take any necessary retrospective action to ensure sustainability requirements are incorporated into contractual arrangements. Read more Closed
155 Carbon 2009 DCMS
The residual footprint should be mitigated using a variety of techniques: DCMS should consider carbon footprint measurement and management as part of the bid criteria for ... Read more Closed
154 Carbon 2009 LOCOG
The residual footprint should be mitigated using a variety of techniques: LOCOG should encourage the IOC to include carbon footprint measurement and management for future bids ... Read more Closed
151 Carbon 2009 London 2012 Sustainability Group
The residual footprint should be mitigated using a variety of techniques: Creation of a fund to support carbon reducing projects that also support social/economic objectives locally ... Read more Closed
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
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
144 Carbon 2009 London 2012 Sustainability Group
The calculations and underlying assumptions should be adequate for the purpose of developing a strategy. Emphasis should now move on to avoiding emissions and mitigating ... Read more Closed
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
135 Annual 2009 LLDC
The LDA [now LLDC] should assess the resources required to embed sustainability into the Legacy Masterplan Framework and to act as an effective client. These ... Read more Closed
132 Annual 2009 LLDC
The LDA [now LLDC] should ensure that the Olympic Park infrastructure is able to deliver zero carbon heat and very low carbon energy by 2016 ... Read more Closed
131 Annual 2009 GLA
HMG
The GLA and Government should ensure that the Olympic Park Legacy Company currently under development for legacy has the long term sustainable development of the ... Read more Closed
130 Annual 2009 London 2012 Sustainability Group
The London 2012 Sustainability Group should reduce carbon at source as much as possible and honour the commitment to offset flights for competitors and officials ... Read more Closed
128 Annual 2009 London 2012 Sustainability Group
The London 2012 Sustainability Group should ensure that the priorities identified in the Sustainability Leadership meeting are delivered through clear strategies, roles and responsibilities across ... Read more Closed
127 Annual 2009 OBSG
London 2012 Sustainability Group
Sustainability should be a standing item for discussion at Olympic Board Steering Group meetings. The London 2012 Sustainability Group should focus on emerging issues that ... Read more Closed
126 Design 2009 London 2012 Sustainability Group
That the London 2012 Sustainability Group consider and recommend to OBSG alternative design solutions to deliver more sustainable design outcomes, where these are raised through ... Read more Closed
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
124 Design 2009 LLDC
That long term management of the Olympic Park is resolved as soon as possible so that Park and Public Realm plans will be appropriate for ... Read more Closed
123 Design 2009 LOCOG
LLDC
That the LDA [now LLDC] and LOCOG produce a plan for the use of Games-time facilities and equipment which would be appropriate to be retained ... 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
115 Design 2009 LLDC
That the LDA [now LLDC] continue to maintain governance arrangements that recognise the inherent tensions and ensure sustainability is appropriately embedded in all aspects of ... Read more Closed
113 Design 2009 LOCOG
That LOCOG should give consideration to the provision of additional accessible seating that will enable the accommodation of greater number than originally planned for where ... Read more Closed
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
104 ODA Procurement 2009 ODA
That the achievement of a BREEAM excellent rating be specified in all permanent venue contracts Read more Closed
100 Skills and employment 2009 LDA
That the LDA and other relevant organisations confirm their support and future funding of the London Employment and Skills Taskforce for 2012 Action Plan to ... Read more Closed
99 Skills and employment 2009 LEST
That the London Employment and Skills Taskforce for 2012 Action Plan Implementation Group and the London Skills and Employment Board ensure that the Olympic programme ... Read more Closed
98 Skills and employment 2009 London 2012 Sustainability Group
That the London 2012 Sustainability Group incorporate a broader definition of a 'sustainable job' into future updates of the London 2012 Sustainability Plan Read more Closed
97 Skills and employment 2009 LEST
That the London Employment and Skills Taskforce for 2012 Action Plan Implementation Group incorporate a broader definition of a 'sustainable job' into future reviews of ... Read more Closed
95 Skills and employment 2009 Five Borough Partnership Board
That the Five Borough Partnership Board initiate a review of the Local Employment and Training Framework to be prepared concurrently with the review of the ... Read more Closed
92 Skills and employment 2009 Joint Coordination Team
That the Joint Coordination Team should put in place a fully online recruitment system that is able to track individual applicants and be scalable for ... Read more Closed
88 Reporting 2008 GOE
GOE to ensure completion of the Delivery Plans that implement the sustainability aspects of the Legacy Action Plan and PSA as soon as possible. The ... Read more Closed
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
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
59 Annual 2007 OBSG
Define how the carbon strategy will be decided and led at an executive level. Read more Closed
56 Annual 2007 LDA
LLDC
The LDA should lead development of a clear vision of waste disposal infrastructure for East London. This should link to opportunities to use waste from ... Read more Closed
55 Annual 2007 LOCOG
Develop a strategy and standards for temporary overlay and temporary venues. 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
53 Annual 2007 LOCOG
Develop a programme for minimisation and disposal of Games time waste in a manner that achieves the 'zero landfill' objective and stimulates investment in facilities ... Read more Closed
49 Annual 2007 GLA
Allocate clear responsibility roles for delivery plans and a process for the necessary parties to approve and agree plans. Read more Closed
48 Annual 2007 GLA
Ensure that succession planning, recruitment and induction of members of the Olympic team delivers people with a sound knowledge of regional government in London and ... Read more Closed
47 Annual 2007 GLA
Develop the reporting structure to fully address the achievement of delivery plan requirements. Read more Closed
46 Annual 2007 GLA
Complete the planned revisions to the delivery plans to describe how accountability for the Olympic Objectives will be disseminated, delivered and reported. Read more Closed
45 Annual 2007 GLA
Ensure that the process to communicate delivery plan content to people who need to know is progressed. The joint GLA/LDA programme group needs to be ... Read more Closed
44 Annual 2007 GLA
Clarify that the role of delivery plans is to achieve the Olympic Objectives agreed by the Olympic Board. It may be necessary to update them ... Read more Closed
42 Annual 2007 GOE
Ensure that recruitment and induction of relationship managers continues to deliver people with a sound knowledge of government and skills in using networks to achieve ... Read more Closed
36 Annual 2007 LOCOG
Ensure that Functional Area Business plans address clear SD targets, activities and outcomes in the next draft Read more Closed
34 Annual 2007 LOCOG
Publish specific SD objectives and targets. 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
22 Annual 2007 GOE
GOE to update the programme brief document and ensure the principles and relevant content is communicated as part of the induction process for new staff ... Read more Closed
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
18 Annual 2007 LOCOG
The contribution made by sustainability partners should be clearly communicated through various media, including a section of the London 2012 website which also reports their ... 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
16 Annual 2007 CSL
The commission should conduct a further review of legacy arrangements and plans as part of its ongoing work plan in 2009 and should carry out ... Read more Closed
13 Annual 2007 LDA
LLDC
The LDA should lead the development of a clear vision of waste disposal infrastructure for East London. This should link to opportunities to use waste ... Read more Closed
12 Annual 2007 OBSG
OBSG should consider the options for carbon management associated with the Games based on the current study. This should be followed by clear communication of ... 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
7 Annual 2007 LOCOG
The full requirements of the London 2012 Sustainability Plan (SP) as they apply to LOCOG should be fully embedded in the next round of functional ... Read more Closed
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
3 Annual 2007 OBSG
London 2012 Sustainability Group
OBSG, through the London 2012 Sustainability Group, should establish cross-cutting workstreams to deliver the strategic aspirations described by the five key themes and other significant ... Read more Closed
2 Annual 2007 CSL
GLA
GOE
The commission should conduct a formal review of the two Legacy Action Plans as part of its ongoing programme of work. GLA and DCMS should ... Read more Closed

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