Key messages No evidence of reduction in sustainability due to cost cutting to date ODA has embedded sustainability But are we setting new standards for others? LOCOG developing embedded strategies But this must be for all branded events SPV must follow this example Wider implications of carbon footprint Waste to energy opportunity Big challenges on the way Food Waste Games-time energy Materials Legacy
London 2012 Health Commitments London 2012 Sustainability Policy (2006) To use the Games as a springboard for inspiring people across the country to take up sport and develop active, healthy and sustainable lifestyles.
London 2012 Health Commitments London 2012 Sustainability Plan (2007) Low Emissions Venues during Games time. High standards of health and safety at all venues Sustainable food strategy Polyclinic to be transformed by Newham PCT into a new primary care centre for local people [in question?]. One Planet Education Programme to take healthy living & sports participation messages across UK and world. UK and London programmes to boost sport participation Regional strategies to promote physical activity, sporting and cultural participation Facilities to be set in new parkland, designed to promote walking and cycling
London 2012 Health Commitments Mayor’s Five Legacy Commitments (2008) Summer & Winter of Sport Programmes Support London Youth Games Accredit London Sports forum for Disabled People clubs Train new coaches Games-time polyclinic to be transformed into community health centre Health programmes delivered with PCTs to get people more active New open space in Olympic Park, linked to Green Grid
London 2012 Health Commitments Government Legacy Commitments (2008) To inspire young people through sport To get people more active To inspire sustainable living To transform communities ODA HSE (2008) Avoid risky design elements, materials and processes Occupational health provision to include health promotion and lifestyle health checks LOCOG Diversity & Inclusion Strategy (2008) Increase sports participation rates Promote sport to all communities
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