Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Sustainability Plan
This plan illustrates the overall direction, goals, targets and measures to be implemented for the Games preparations and operations that take sustainability into full consideration, and serves as a frame of actions for Games Delivery Partners.
In January 2017, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Sustainability Plan Version 1 was formulated, which outlines the overall direction and qualitative objectives for a sustainable Games. Following this, studies were conducted aimed at setting specific targets for the main themes featured in the plan along with measures to achieve the plan's objectives, and in June 2018 the Sustainability Plan Version 2 was released.
Based on the Sustainability Plan, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee is implementing a wide range of measures aimed at ensuring a sustainable Games.
Initiatives designed to ensure the sustainability of the Tokyo 2020 Games are being carried out based on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Sustainability Plan.
Those efforts will be detailed in sustainability reports.
Each report will offer specific information with a focus on Tokyo 2020’s initiatives characterising respective phases through preparations for and delivery of the Games.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Sustainable Sourcing Code
This sourcing code was formulated to ensure the sustainability and economic rationality of all products, services, etc. procured by the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee) during the preparation and operating phases of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It also clarifies the criteria and operating methods by which such products, services, etc. shall be procured. In addition, the sourcing code also defines the individual criteria for the sourcing of timber, agricultural products, livestock products, fishery products, paper and palm oil.
Through conducting procurements in accordance with this sourcing code, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee will contribute to integrating sustainability into the preparations and operations of the Tokyo 2020 Games. Additionally, to realise a society that practices sustainable consumption and production in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), we will work towards expanding initiatives similar to this sourcing code, and achieving widespread public recognition of the importance of sustainability.