Sustainability Champion products

  • Venues and Infrastructure Sustainability Strategy
    The Strategy was developed to define how Venues and Infrastructure (V&I) would embed sustainability in its operations and meet London 2012 sustainability commitments. It defined where V&I could make an important contribution through implementing, managing and measuring these commitments and...
  • Sustainability Obligations Register
    The Sustainability Obligations Register was used to provide an overview of sustainability related legislation that was directly or indirectly applicable to LOCOG’s operations and activities. It provided the means by which the requirements of clauses 3.5.2 and 3.8.2 of BS8901:2009...
  • Sustainability Guidance for Broadcasters
    The Sustainability Guidance for Broadcasters was produced for the broadcast organisations involved with covering the London 2012 Games, many of whom are not based in the UK. It provided assistance and information to enable broadcast organisations to comply with UK...
  • Sourcing Sustainable Materials
    While the Temporary Materials Guidelines provided an overview and a framework as to how to manage the sustainability impacts of temporary materials, the Sourcing Sustainable Materials document gave more detailed information to LOCOG suppliers and contractors on sustainable alternatives to...
  • PVC and HFC Use Decision Brief Template
    Two of London 2012’s core sustainability policies were to restrict the use of PVC and HFCs during the Games. To support these policies, the Decision Brief Template was developed to provide a formal approval process where the use of PVC...
  • London 2012 Zero Waste Games Vision
    The London 2012 Zero Waste Games Vision set out the overarching vision for how waste would be dealt with at the London 2012 Games. It is the product of several years of research, analysis and consultations with industry and sustainability...
  • London 2012 Zero Waste Events Protocol
    The document sets out London 2012’s key learnings on event waste management including understanding waste, creating a shared vision, designing out waste, waste communications and sharing success. It includes case studies and top tips for event organisers as well as...
  • London 2012 Use of PVC Policy
    As part of a wider policy for mitigating the impacts of manufacture, supply, use and disposal of all materials for the London 2012 Games, the Use of PVC Policy set out the principles that needed to be adhered to in...
  • London 2012 Use of HFCs Policy
    As part of a wider policy for mitigating the impacts of manufacture, supply, use and disposal of all materials for the London 2012 Games, the Use of HFCs Policy set out the principles that needed to be adhered to in...
  • London 2012 Sustainability Guidelines for Corporate and Public Events – third edition
    The London 2012 Sustainability Guidelines for Public and Corporate Events were developed to support event organisers in embedding environmental and social responsibility in the planning and delivery of their events. Designed initially as an internal tool to help London 2012...
  • London 2012 Carbon Footprint Methodology and Reference Footprint
    One of the four primary objectives of the London 2012 Carbon Management Strategy was to define and measure an initial baseline carbon footprint of the Games (known as a reference footprint), from which to measure any carbon reduction activities. This...
  • LOCOG Temporary Materials Guidelines
    Due to the lack of information and precedents on incorporating sustainability into a short-term temporary build programme on the scale of the London 2012 Games, LOCOG developed the Temporary Materials Guidelines to address this information gap. This document provided a...
  • LOCOG Sustainable Sourcing Code
    LOCOG produced a Sustainable Sourcing Code to provide a framework for the procurement of its products and services. Through the application of the Code, LOCOG challenged sponsors, suppliers and licensees to adopt, or further develop, practices that were environmentally sound,...
  • LOCOG Sustainability Guidance Pack for Suppliers
    LOCOG Sustainability Guidance Pack for Suppliers provided guidance on specific sustainability topics to inform and support suppliers supplying to or operating in Games venues in meeting LOCOG’s sustainability obligations. It also included a code of practice which set out LOCOG’s...
  • LOCOG Sustainability Commodities Datasheet Template
    Suppliers were required to provide information on the commodities being supplied, such as quantities, proposed materials and what they would be used for. This template, an Excel spreadsheet, was part of a package of documentation to be completed by commodity...
  • LOCOG Packaging Guidelines – Second Edition
    LOCOG Packaging guidelines provided supplemental advice to suppliers and licensees regarding the provisions of the Sustainable Sourcing Code that related to packaging design and materials selection. Included within the guidelines was a materials matrix which presented common components, the materials...
  • LOCOG Guidelines on Carbon Emissions of Products and Services – Version 1
    The Carbon Emissions of Products and Services guidelines were published to provide supplemental advice to suppliers and licensees regarding the provisions of the LOCOG Sustainable Sourcing Code that relate to energy and resource use. They explain the concept of carbon...
  • Permit to Clear Procedure and Form
    The Permit to Clear Procedure and Form was created as a means of monitoring all vegetation clearance on site carried out by different project teams across the Olympic Park. The purpose of this was to minimise or avoid ecological andenvironmental...
  • Code of Construction Practice
    The Code of Construction Practice (CoCP) set out a series of objectives and measures that were applied throughout the London 2012 Games construction and Legacy Transformation phases. The CoCP was required by a pre-commencement Planning Condition to ensure that the...
  • Sustainable Development Strategy
    This strategy set out how the ODA intended to deliver a sustainable legacy complementing its other objectives, including delivery on time and the achievement of value for money.
  • Pollution Incident Control Plan
    The Pollution Prevention and Incident Control Plan (PPICP) detailed the Programme expectations pertaining to the prevention and control of pollution on the Olympic Park Construction Site.
  • London 2012 Food Vision
    The Food Vision was written with the help of food industry experts in 2009. Its aim was to ensure the food and drink at the Games was affordable for everyone, offered choice and diversity with plenty of healthy options, and...
  • Water Implementation Guidance for Project Teams
    The Water Implementation Guidance for Project Teams (IGPT) set out the ODA’s requirements and the standard tools, templates and methodologies for demonstrating compliance with the water objectives detailed in the ODA’s Sustainable Development Strategy and the requirements of the Olympic...
  • Healthy Coatings Assessment Tool
    The Healthy Coatings Assessment Tool was established to provide the ODA’s contractors with a method of assessing the different types of coatings to determine their suitability for use. The tool required each coating to be assessed by its constituent chemicals...
  • Timber Management Plan
    The ODA made it a requirement that only legal and sustainable timber was used in construction of the Olympic Park and Venues. To demonstrate this externally, the ODA sought partial certification by a third party body. This Timber Management Plan...
  • Biodiversity Implementation Guidance for Project Teams
    The Biodiversity Implementation Guidance for Project Teams (IGPT) set out the ODA’s processes, tools, and methodologies for demonstrating delivery against biodiversity enhancements as required by the ODA’s Sustainable Development Strategy and the Olympic Park Biodiversity Action Plan.
  • Permit to Proceed Protocol
    This Permit To Proceed (PTP) Protocol presented the employer’s requirements in respect of the process to be followed by all contractors, employed by the employer, in carrying out any excavations relating to the construction of any infrastructure and venue works...
  • Environmental Impacts Implementation Guidance for Project Teams
    Environmental Impacts Implementation Guidance for Project Teams set out the ODA’s requirements and the standard tools, templates and methodologies for demonstrating compliance with respect to BREEAM, CEEQUAL, the Considerate Constructors Scheme and the Code of Construction Practice, in both the...
  • Environment and Sustainability Management System Auditing Procedure
    The document identifies the requirements for internal Environment and Sustainability Management System (ESMS) auditing at both a programme and a project level. Internal audits assured the ODA that the programme followed those standards, procedures and requirements identified in the ESMS.
  • Environment incident categories and example environmental near misses
    A central web-based Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) incident and near miss reporting system was developed on which contractors working on the construction of the Olympic Park recorded environmental incidents and near misses.
  • Energy In Use Implementation Guidance for Project Teams
    The Energy In Use Implementation Guidance for Project Teams (IGPT) set out the ODA’s requirements and the standard tools, templates and methodologies for demonstrating compliance with the carbon objectives detailed in the ODA’s Sustainable Development Strategy.
  • Water Management Plan
    The purpose of this Water Management Plan (WMP) was to provide a high-level framework in which to facilitate the effective water management of the construction phase of the Olympic Park.