The Coordination Commission [CoCom] of the Commonwealth Games Federation have stated they’re confident that Birmingham 2022 is fully on track to stage a fantastic sporting competition.
Charged with the responsibility for delivering oversight of the Commonwealth Games as well as tasked with monitoring the event to ensure it is delivered to scope, schedule and budget, the Coordination Commission marked the sixth review of Birmingham 2022 this week.
In addition, Organising Committee has unveiled an ambitious legacy plan which includes plans to deliver the first ever carbon-neutral Games, making the event a global leader in the staging sustainable, environmentally-sound sporting competition.
Speaking at the virtual event, Bruce Robertson [Chair of the CGF] revealed that his team of experts have been delighted to see such positive progress across all areas.
“The Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee and partners have done an outstanding job in ensuring delivery plans for the Games remain fully on track.
“The team have responded superbly to every challenge that has arisen and the rate of positive progress that has taken place despite the ongoing global pandemic has been quite remarkable.
“The Organising Committee is continuing to recruit for numerous roles locally and provide contracts to businesses based in the West Midlands, ensuring a significant socioeconomic boost to the local community and real legacy benefits when the region needs it most.
“The CoCom members were particularly pleased with the ambition to stage the first ever carbon-neutral Games, setting out an exciting long-term blueprint for future Commonwealth Games.