Video interview: Shaun McCarthy on the Games, legacy, and corporate ethics

June 25, 2012

Shaun McCarthy talks about the Commission’s final Annual Review before London 2012 is upon us; looking at issues like litter and rubbish, energy conservation, and food on the Olympic Park. Shaun also examines the issue of ethical …

Breaking the tape

Commission publishes Pre-Games Report

June 19, 2012

The Commission has today published its final review before the Games. Entitled Breaking the tape, the Annual Review 2011, assures progress on sustainability across the London 2012 Programme with a focus on how the Games experience will …

Commission statement on mining supply chain for London 2012 medals

June 15, 2012

In November 2010, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 called for LOCOG to ‘demonstrate how they will ensure that the flowers and medals can be used as symbols of sustainability at Games-time’. The Commission recognises the …


Commission statement on food pricing at the Games

June 1, 2012

The Food Vision for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games committed to ensuring that the catering will ‘enhance everyone’s experience of the Games by celebrating the great diversity and quality of British food, and delivering it …


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 …