The Olympic Winter Games 2022 in Beijing pre-sustainability report

Just in time for the start of the Olympic Winter Games 2022 in Beijing the pre-games sustainability report of the Olympic Organizing Committee has been published. It is with great pride and pleasure that we share this document as CSR Company International through its local Chinese partner GoldenBee has been on the forefront of preparing this global event as an ISO 20121 Sustainable Event. This applies not only for the classical Olympic Winter events but also for the Para-Olympics taking place at the same locations just a few weeks later. Our efforts were finally also audited by a 3rd party, Swiss Certification Body SGS. We are extremely proud of the work and we see this as light tower project in our efforts to make more and more events, be them global, regional or local more sustainable. We believe we have proven the case that it makes sense to organize such events in a sustainable way and that we as CSR Company International are able and capable to deliver high quality in a timely fashion. For further enquiries please feel free to contact us anytime.

Beijing 2022 Pre-Games Sustainability Report

Sustainability Management System

In light of the progress of work, Beijing 2022 bases its management on the ISO 20121: Event Sustainability Management Systems and the ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems, and uses the approach of recognizing social responsibility and engaging stakeholders as specified in ISO 26000: Guidance on Social Responsibility. Beijing hase effectively integrated the aforementioned three international standards, comprehensively classified the sustainability-related issues of the Games preparations and delivery, and established a sustainability management system with the characteristics of Beijing 2022. Under the closed-loop management mechanism of Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA), Beijing established the sustainability management mechanism, integrated sustainability into all aspects of the preparations and daily operations, and increased staff awareness and capacity for sustainability through toplevel design, policies, multi-stakeholder engagement, supervision and improvement.

The Certification of the Sustainability Management System

On 6 November 2019, after being certified by the third party, the sustainability management system of Beijing 2022 have obtained the ISO 20121 (GB/T31598) Certificate of Sustainability Management System for Large-scale Events and the ISO 14001 (GB/T24001) Certificate of Environmental Management System.

Beijing then passed the first and second supervision audits of a third-party review in October 2020 and July 2021, respectively, ensuring the compliance and effectiveness of the sustainability management system.

In July 2021, the social responsibility performance of Beijing 2022 was evaluated as a five-star level by a third party.

The CSR Company Internation provided our services to help Beijing comply with ISO 26000.

You can read the SUSTAINABILITY FOR THE FUTURE full report by downloading it here.