NGOs say Tokyo 2020 falling short on timber sustainability

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the construction site of Athletes' Village for Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, which will serve as residential apartments after the Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Seven environmental non-government organisations (NGOs), including the Rainforest Action Network, have accused Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers of failing to end the use of timber associated with rainforest destruction and human rights abuses. In a statement released on Wednesday, the NGOs said they had been left “deeply disappointed” by a recent revision of […]

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