The London 2012 Olympics as a drive for sustainable innovation

  • Kromidha, Endrit (PI)
  • Spence, Laura (CoI)
  • Anastasiadis, Stephanos (CoI)
  • Dore, Darla (CoI)

Project: Research

Project Details


The aim of this pilot project is to start investigating how the sustainability focus of mega- events such as the London 2012 Olympic Games can drive sustainable innovation and ethical entrepreneurship. This project will build on the Centre for Research into Sustainability’s hosting of the website.

Key findings

Transferring the sustainable innovation legacy is key, but requires top-down leadership locally and globally.
Visibility, techniques and identity are more the outcomes that governmentality focuses on.
The direct relationship between knowledge (episteme) and governance is often taken for granted.
Effective start/end date1/02/1431/12/14