Potential Circular Economy strategies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics [Whitepaper] [Harvard & World Economic Forum research project]

Citation:

Jonathan Xu, Mark Esposito, and Terence Tse. 1/6/2017. Potential Circular Economy strategies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics [Whitepaper] [Harvard & World Economic Forum research project]. Potential Circular Economy strategies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Abstract:

This was a joint project between by the World Economic Forum and the Harvard University faculty aide program. 

In this report, we offer recommendations to the Japanese government on how the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics can be designed to maximize sustainability while minimizing expenses. The recommendations are based on in-depth research and global best practices in event management.

The recommendations cover the following areas:

  • construction and design of Olympic facilities
  • event transportation
  • energy, food, and waste management
Last updated on 11/18/2017