Commissioner Melba Palhazy to be a Torchbearer

May 25, 2012

Commissioner Melba Palhazy has been selected to be a Torchbearer for the Olympic Games and will be carrying the flame through Havering on the 22nd July 2012. The Olympic Flame arrived in the UK on May 18th and is …

Commission statement on launch of the LLDC Sustainability Guide

April 25, 2012

The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, the independent body established to assure and monitor the sustainability of the London 2012 Games, has provided comment on the sustainability guide issued by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC). …

Commission statement on alleged infringements of LOCOG Sustainable Sourcing Code in Indonesia

April 16, 2012

Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 calls for investigation into alleged breaches of the Sustainable Sourcing Code in Indonesia, revealed after investigation by The Independent newspaper.  The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 is deeply concerned about …

Interview with CSL Commissioner Eleni Theodoraki – Impacts and Measuring

March 19, 2012

For wider thoughts about impacts, here’s Commissioner Eleni Theodoraki discussing how these can be monitored and measured – interesting to think about as we move towards Games-time! …


Commission publishes legacy review

March 14, 2012

The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 today publishes a review of the Games’ legacy commitments entitled Assuring a Legacy – Promises, Progress and Potential. As the independent body providing assurance on the social, economic and environmental …

Commission statement on Play Fair report and factory conditions

February 23, 2012

The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 today welcomes positive action but challenged LOCOG to explain delays in acting to prevent labour standards infringements in LOCOG merchandise. Following the release of the Playfair Campaign and the Trades …

Sustainable Games preparation review

Commission publishes sustainable Games preparations review

February 9, 2012

The Commission has published a review detailing what London 2012 organisers are doing to ensure sustainability standards are met during the Games-time period, and setting out recommendations where further work is needed.   The review, titled In Sight …

Commission statement on ticket-printing contract

February 7, 2012

It has been reported in the press that LOCOG has awarded the ticket-printing contract to the American company Weldon, Williams & Lick. The Commission is not involved in LOCOG’s procurement process, and was consequently not involved in …

Shaun McCarthy clarifies media inaccuracies re stadium wrap procurement

February 2, 2012

There is a great deal of inaccurate reporting surrounding Meredith Alexander’s decision to quit the Commission. We were sad to see her go but respected her decision. However, her resignation has sparked a media flurry that largely …

Statement in relation to resignation of Meredith Alexander

January 26, 2012

Following the resignation of Meredith Alexander, a Commissioner advising on supply chains and behaviour change, Shaun McCarthy, Chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, said: “I am grateful for the work and support that Meredith …