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Published

3rd January 2013

Knowledge Type

Micro-report

Organisation

, London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)

Major Project

London 2012

Authors

Phil Cumming, Corporate Sustainability Manager, LOCOG

Of Interest To

Private sector clients Public sector clients

Sustainability reporting in a major event organisation

Summary

The events sector is starting to take cautious steps in the reporting of its sustainability successes and failures. While the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Event Organisers Sector Supplement is a welcome development for the industry it came late in the lifecycle of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) and proved challenging to reconcile its requirements with the already established sustainability programme.