Responsible investors in the UK last night got unique insights into the green performance of next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games from the sustainability expert who has been overseeing preparations.

Delivering this year’s UKSIF Annual Lecture, Shaun McCarthy, Chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, and a leading sustainable procurement expert, said: “Our experience of working with corporate partners delivering the key London 2012 commitments shows that where there’s a will there’s a way. Not only can commercial partners deliver on these commitments, they can also transform the way business is done in their sector. We have seen some great examples of sustainable business practice, but it’s by no means universal yet. We would like to see more London 2012 corporate partners take that extra step for sustainability.”

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