Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

21 Apr 2011 04:04:36

Olympics going for gold with environmental construction

Olympics going for gold with environmental construction
Locog (London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) has published its first report highlighting the environmental steps it is taking to organise the 2012 event.

BusinessGreen.com reported that the body has cut embodied carbon and addressed supply chain issues.

"Most organisations establish green targets which they build up incrementally, but we've had to start from scratch and work in a very limited timeframe. If we can do that then surely the rest of the supply chain should be able to do something similar," David Stubbs, Locog head of sustainability told the news source.

Some of the key environmental achievements Locog has made during the planning and development process include the completed velodrome, which has cut carbon emissions by 31 per cent more than 2006 building regulations state.

Mr Stubbs went on to say that Locog has looked closely at how venues for the Games use energy, and has identified this as a way to meet environmental targets.

Earlier this year, BusinessGreen.com reported that Locog was looking to reuse materials as a way of cutting the 2012 Games' carbon footprint.ADNFCR-1235-ID-800508632-ADNFCR

Discussion Thread  


The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community

Related Items From Everyone

  1. The ENMAT team is pleased to announce the opening of the ENMAT store, selling smart meters, data...

    17 Jul 2013
  2. A recent PV Insider webinar that focused on the project development challenges in South Africa,...

    09 May 2012
  3. On the back of strong growth, sustainability consultancy Best Foot Forward has hired two new...

    14 Feb 2012
  4. A joint investigation has been commissioned by the governments of the UK and Norway into the...

    29 May 2009
  5. "Canadian company says that it has developed a way for makers of precast concrete products to...

Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback


We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.