With the Paralympics Games set to start on 29 August 2012, it is now widely recognized by many sustainability social innovation practitioners that London did deliver a sustainable 2012 Olympic games. It has left a long-term legacy that will pass to future event organizers and suppliers: a pack of new standards and best practices in sustainable event management,
London is on the verge of feeling the full effect of the Olympic invasion, as the Games kick off on Friday, July 27. The organizers have been keen to emphasize the Games’ sustainability credentials, so we decided to have a look at it and see what is on offer.
Our favorite initiative is a program called Active
While the primary focus of the Games of the XXX Olympiad may be on the athletes, (and rightfully so), another “competition” of sorts will be witnessed by thousands of fans in Olympic Park.
EDF Energy, the largest electricity supplier in London and official electricity supplier of the 2012