Pyeonchang_2018_logoNovember 12 - Pyeongchang can deliver a "sustainable winter sports" legacy plan for the 2018 Winter Olympics, according to a report by the bid's Environment Committee.

Reaffirming its commitment to a carbon-neutral Games, the committee briefed the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Bid Committee on the progress of the 'CO2-Free Winter Games' special report - due to be published ahead of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission visit in February 2011.

The report highlights Pyeongchang 2018's initiatives and plans to host a carbon-neutral Winter Games in 2018, and will outline how it can deliver a "sustainable winter sports" legacy plan.

The report includes research from distinguished organisations such as the Climate Change Research Institute of Korea, the Korea Institute of Energy Research, and corporate partners such as Samsung C&T, POSCO and KEPCO.

Yang ho Cho, chairman and chief executive officer of Pyeongchang 2018, said: "Pyeongchang 2018 is committed to adhering to the IOC's Agenda 21 of the Olympic Movement regarding sustainable development, and I welcome the Environment Committee's special report into how we can ensure the most environmentally-friendly Winter Games in history."

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