206 nations represented, 13.5 million tickets sold, 4 billion television viewers. → → It is our responsibility to develop a new sustainable model for the Olympic Games Discover Paris 2024’s ambition → → We have the opportunity to use Paris 2024 to step up the pace of the environmental transition in sport throughout the country
In France, 2.5 million competitions take place every year between the country’s 180,000 sports clubs, which are run by 3.5 million volunteers. The weight of the Olympic Games will encourage everyone involved in sport to adopt better practices and become drivers of change.
The Olympic Spirit promoting action
Because we need to pick upthe pace in changing our model
Because we are aiming higherthan ever before with these Games
Because we are aware the only wayto succeed is by working together
Carbon neutral Games
Paris 2024 built a sober concept relying on 95% of existing or temporary infrastructures and developed an innovative approach: ➀ Estimating its impact upstream to prepare for it and control it. ➁ Reducing its impact through a carbon management plan at every stage. ➂ Offsetting any impacts that cannot be avoided, even including spectator travel. Discover Paris 2024’s methodology
Games that innovate and set an example
Using renewable energy
Grid-connected power: EDF will provide the Olympic Village and competition venues with fully renewable electricity
Backup power: through the Investments for the Future Programme, Paris 2024 will encourage the development of innovations to replace diesel generators with sources of clean energy on a large enough scale to power the Games
To promote eco‑mobility, spectators will be able to travel to all venues on foot, bicycle or public transport (Games tickets automatically give access to public transport)
Paris 2024 works to deploy a fleet of clean vehicles for the Olympic family and athletes, supported by Toyota and in collaboration with all regions of France
Contributing to a circular economy
Fighting against food waste
Encouraging alternatives to single‑use plastic
Reusing temporary materials and equipment where possible
Offsettingthe full impactof the Games,really.
Paris 2024 has takenspectators into accountin its impact assessment.
Games that bring everyone together
A number of stakeholders are working to rise to the challenge
puts sustainability at the heart ofthe international olympic project.
The ParisCity Council
has made Paris 2024an opportunity to speed upthe environmental transition.
is building the Olympicand Paralympic Villageas the ultimate eco‑district.
fosters the social responsabilityof the olympic movement.
fosters the social responsabilityof the paralympic movement.
The Ministryof Sports
promotes a 15 commitmentscharter for eco-responsiblesporting events.
has launched a programmeto accelerate the environmentaltransition in sport,with the support of Paris 2024.
The GreaterParis region
puts the Games at the serviceof the Île-de-France residents.