Today, fans around the world will turn their attention to cheering on their favorite athletes at the Olympic Winter Games, celebrating the hard work and dedication these athletes have endured on the path to achieve their dreams. As we have done for the past decade, this winter P&G will continue our support for the athletes and their families, helping to tell the stories of their journeys to the Olympic and Paralympic stage and those who have supported them every step of the way.
The Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002 served as a springboard for growing winter sport and bringing more major sporting events to the state of Utah. The Games created long-term benefits for their hosts, despite taking place following a set of unique and challenging circumstances. Starting next month, the Games and their legacy will be celebrated across Utah, as part of their 20th anniversary.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sochi 2014 is the first Olympic Games in history to eliminate its direct carbon footprint, due to the efforts of The Dow Chemical Company, the Worldwide Olympic Partner and Official Carbon Partner of Sochi Olympic Winter Games 2014.
The “Sustainable Future” program, implemented by Dow in Russia, enabled the mitigation of more than 520,000 MT of carbon dioxide equivalents – exceeding Sochi 2014’s direct carbon footprint of 360,000 MT. The official announcement to this effect has been made by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee.