VANCOUVER, Feb. 9 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a media briefing entitled Sustainability and the 2010 Winter Games at the Main Press Centre (MPC) on Wednesday, February 10 at 9:00 am.
The media briefing at the MPC is only accessible for media accredited for the MPC. A separate briefing will take place at the BC International Media Centre at Robson Square Plaza in Vancouver starting at 1:30 pm, also on Wednesday, February 10.
The briefings will provide an overview of VANOC's innovative and multi-faceted sustainability program. This session will include the launch of the latest edition of VANOC's annual sustainability report announcing progress on goals and early legacies.
VANOC's sustainability programs include: management of the environmental, social and economic impacts of the Games and the opportunities the Games provide to produce lasting benefits, locally and globally.
Wednesday, February 10 at 9:00 am
Quadra news conference room
Main Press Centre (MPC)
999 Canada Place
Tewanee Joseph, executive director and CEO of the Four Host First Nations
Dan Doyle, executive vice president, construction
Donna Wilson, executive vice president, workforce and sustainability
Linda Coady, vice president, sustainability
Ann Duffy, corporate sustainability officer
SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES
For further information: For further information: Media Contacts: MPC, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 403-1611, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org