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The 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: A Catalyst for Partnerships, Innovations and Sustainable Legacies

The 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: A Catalyst for Partnerships, Innovations and Sustainable Legacies

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  1. The 2010 Olympic and Paralympic WinterGames: A Catalyst for Partnerships, Innovations and Sustainable Legacies Ann DuffyCorporate Sustainability Officer, VANOC CSA Annual Conference - June 16 2009

  2. Connections? OHSAS 18000…

  3. Presentation Points • Exploring Connections • Standards? and Innovation? • Case Study: Vancouver 2010 • compelling vision • collaborative model • Standards and best practices • Preview on early legacies


  5. Vancouver 2010: Facts and Figures

  6. 17 days of Olympic Games events 10 days of Paralympic Games events 5,500 Olympic Games athletes and officials 1,350 Paralympic Games athletes and officials 80+ countries in Olympic Games 40+ countries in Paralympic Games 10,000 media representatives 3 billion worldwide television viewers 75 million visits worldwide to Vancouver 2010: by the Numbers

  7. VANOC Project Lifecycle:a beginning, a middle, and end Post-GamesPhase FoundationPhase Strategic/Business Phase GamesTime Pre- Games Planning &Operatioms Phase 2010 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009

  8. A Compelling Vision

  9. Defining Sustainability at VANOC Managing the social, economic and environmental impacts and opportunities of our Games to produce lasting benefits, locally and globally Environment Social Economic

  10. VANOC Mission and Vision Vision “To build a stronger Canada whose spirit is raised by its passion for sport, culture and sustainability” Mission “To touch the soul of the nation and inspire the world by creating and delivering an extraordinary Olympic and Paralympic experience with lasting legacies”

  11. Accountability Environmental Stewardship and Impact Reduction Social Inclusion & Responsibility Aboriginal Participation & Collaboration Economic Benefits from Sustainability Sport for Sustainable Living Six Sustainability Performance Objectives

  12. A Collaborative Model

  13. VANOC, Partners and Sponsors • Federal Government of Canada • Province of British Columbia • Four Host First Nations • City of Vancouver • Resort Municipality of Whistler • City of Richmond • City of West Vancouver • Contributing Communities • TOP Corporate Sponsors • Domestic Corporate Sponsors • Official Suppliers • Canadian Olympic Committee • Canada Paralympic Committee

  14. Showcasing Solutions Profiling innovations with Venues, Villages, Services Inspired by our Sponsors and supported by VANOC and our Government Partners This icon/sign will appear at Games-time on venue and village signage, in electronic media and our website Sustainability Star Program

  15. Standards and Best Practices Supporting our Vision and Culture

  16. Benchmarked best practices Olympic Games, FIFA, Commonwealth, industry… Stakeholder Engagement Materiality, Inclusiveness, Responsiveness Address environmental, social and economic impacts and opportunities Management System Plan, Implement, Check, Review, Improve Reporting framework VANOC’s Sustainability Management and Reporting System

  17. Award: 2006-07 VANOC Sustainability Report 2009 CERES & ACCA Report Award for Innovative Reporting Knowledge Transfer Sustainable Sport & Event Toolkit (SSET) Sustainability

  18. Benchmarked best practices Olympic Games, FIFA, Commonwealth, industry… Bid Commitments Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (BC; Canada) Canadian Green Building Council Target Minimum LEED Silver Rating Barrier Free Guidelines VANOC’s Venue Development Program

  19. Benchmarked best practices Past Games, industry… Bid Commitments Corporate Social Responsibility VANOC and WorkSafe BC’s: “Legacy of Safety Program” North American Occupational Safety and Health (NOASH) Week Award in the Special Project Category Safety Management System OHSAS 18000 VANOC’s Legacy of Safety Program

  20. Sneak Preview of Sustainable Legacies

  21. Green building guidelines: Reduce waste, pollution and water consumption Improve indoor and outdoor air quality Increase energy efficiency Cost-effective operations Accessible Piloting LEED Neighborhood Design Guideline Athlete Villages: Vancouver and Whistler

  22. Vancouver Olympic Centre (Curling, wheelchair curling)

  23. The Whistler Sliding Centre (Bobsleigh, luge, skeleton)

  24. Whistler Olympic Park (Cross-country skiing, biathlon, ski jumping, nordic combined)

  25. Cypress Mountain (Snowboard, freestyle skiing)

  26. VANOC 2010 Carbon Strategy 1. Know - How much carbon we are emitting, publicly track and report on it 2. Reduce - As many emissions as possible at source 3. Be Responsible - Offset emissions that cannot be reduced or eliminated - Carbon Offset Sponsor for direct and indirect emissions 4. Align and Activate with others - Use the 2010 experience to increase awareness of and participation in climate change solutions

  27. BC Hydro’s Green Energy Innovations • BC Hydro’s Green Energy Innovations project will supply clean power to the 2010 Winter Games, including electrical power generation to replace a significant amount of diesel generators.

  28. Coca-Cola 100% Carbon Reduction Plan Reduce and Calculate Olympic Footprint Reduction Initiatives: Equipment – EKOfresh coolers, Energy Management System Hybrid vehicles Air Travel, Torch Relay Vehicle Usage, Equipment/Freight Purchase gold-standard offsets North American Firsts: HFC-free Insulation HFC-free Refrigeration Increase Energy Efficiency by 35%

  29. Sustainable Transportation VANOC • Right-sizes vehicles, carpooling, no idling • Participate in Annual Commuter Challenge • Transportation included with Event tickets Partners: Hydrogen Highway Showcase • Province of British Columbia • Natural Resources Canada • Resort Municipality of Whistler • City of West Vancouver • Port Metro Vancouver • General Motors of Canada • BC Hydro and VANOC.

  30. Sponsor: Coca Cola takes the Zero Waste Challenge 100% container collection in secure venues and 95% of waste will be diverted from landfills

  31. Inner City Contributions Non-market housing units Training, jobs and business opportunities Sponsor: RONA Vancouver 2010 Fabrication Shop 3. Social Inclusion and Responsibility

  32. 4. Aboriginal Participation and Collaboration Four Host First Nations Protocol: Economic Development: • Business opportunities • Commercial mark & logo • Games time pavilion Sport Development • Youth outreach for sport Culture and Awareness • Poster launch • Aboriginal art at venues and ceremonies • E-newsletter

  33. Economic Benefits from Sustainability Buy Smart Program • 2010 purchasing power supports ethical sourcing and social, environmental and economic performance • Includes: • Procedures, codes and standards • steering committee • reporting, audits • stakeholder engagement • partnership with the 2010 Commerce Centre (BC Government)website

  34. 6. Sport and Sustainable Living

  35. Torch Relay: Inspire Canadians • Sponsors: • • Coca • Canadians can nominate themselves • Torch bearers will be average Canadians who are the everyday heroes in our communities. • Many will make changes – big and small – to reduce their environmental footprint • ONE person can make a difference by embodying the spirit of the Games through taking positive action in their community.

  36. Vancouver 2010: Canada’s Games • Integral part of VANOC’s culture and vision • Inspire people of all ages and prompt community pride • Create a human legacy of leadership, sport, culture and sustainability • Motivate Canadians to make a difference and create their own personal podium

  37. What will the world see in 2010?

  38. Thank you