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The Olympic Park has been given the Eric Hughes award for its outstanding contribution to improving sustainability in civil engineering at the 2013 CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement awards.
Over the last five years Natural England has managed a programme of projects to deliver a natural environment legacy for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, supporting the aim to be the most sustainable Games ever.
LOCOG has published its final sustainability report for London 2012, updating the pre-Games report and focusing on what was achieved in the delivery of the Games and the culmination of the sustainability programme.
The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012's post-Games report examines whether the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games achieved the ambition to be the "most sustainable Games ever".
The London 2012 Games are over but their legacy is only just beginning. Jonathan Turner of CSL considers the sustainability of the “look and feel” and whether the messages will have a lasting effect in inspiring sustainable behaviour.
Defra's sustainable development team reports on the range of activity over the last seven years to ensure that Weymouth enjoys a sustainability boost from its part in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
In a short film, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 gives its view of how London 2012 worked for sustainability, asks whether London 2012 is the most sustainable Games ever, and considers how the model can benefit other events.
With the London 2012 Olympic Games underway, Shaun McCarthy, chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, considers whether "the most sustainable Games ever" deserve a gold medal.
Olympic Delivery Authority chairman Sir John Armitt's report on the construction of the Olympic Park highlights the new approaches to sustainability successfully adopted for construction of the “greenest Games ever”.
Examining London 2012's success in meeting the commitments of its sustainability strategy, Towards A One Planet Olympics, WWF-UK and BioRegional find London 2012 has succeeded in being the most sustainable Games yet.