13 Feb '12, 12am

#olympics Olympics green watchdog fires starting pistol on six-month countdown - Business Green

Organisers of London 2012 are on track to deliver the most sustainable Olympic Games to date, but risk failing to deliver on a pledge to save energy after a plan to install a wind turbine at the Stratford site was scrapped. That is the warning of the Games' green watchdog, The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, in its latest review of how organisers are taking steps to ensure it delivers the "greenest Games" this summer. FURTHER READING Europcar charges up Nissan LEAF in London and Paris Green light for easyJet's electric taxi-ing pilot The review concludes that the London Organising Committee (LOCOG) has made good progress towards its sustainability commitments, which include becoming the first Olympics organiser to achieve the BS 8901 British Standard specification for sustainable event management. LOCOG is also on track to achieving zero waste to landfill during ...

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