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Environmental sustainability of Olympic Games : a narrative review of events, initiatives, impact and hidden aspects / Maria Konstantaki

Konstantaki, Maria

The aim of this review is to present an historical account of the evolution of sustainability as a concept and to discuss the issues surrounding environmental sustainability of those Summer and Winter Olympic Games that have had an impact on the natural environment either positive or negative..An overview of key events and developments to improve sustainability, such as the Olympic Charter (IOC, 2007), the International Standards Organisation (ISO, 2010) and the Sustainable Sourcing Code (LOCOG, 2012) will be presented amongst others. An overview of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games environmental agenda will be presented. The review will also discuss aspects of environmental sustainability such as population displacement, human rights, and host city residents’ quality of life that are often not considered as part of environmental agendas.

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Themes and content of the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony : a comparison between pre-Games perspectives of British residents and actual ceremonial elements / Maria Konstantaki, Eugenia Wickens, Feng Yi Perris | Wickens, Eugenia

Themes and content of the London 2012 Olympic...

Wickens, Eugenia | Yi Perris, Feng | Konstantaki, Maria

The focus of this paper is the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony. More specifically, this article examines the pre-Games views of a sample of 301 British residents on imagined themes and content of the opening ceremony. I...

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