LAS VEGAS, 20 December 2021 / PRNewswire / – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has been recognized by News week as one of the most responsible companies in the United States for 2022. The company ranked 136th out of 500 total companies and was the highest-ranked hospitality and gaming company on the list. News week measured 2,000 companies headquartered United States on environmental, social and corporate governance performance to determine rankings.
Sands’ performance was highlighted by its environmental score of 93.5 out of 100, demonstrating the company’s leadership in reducing emissions and waste, mitigating climate change, promoting water management and the construction of integrated eco-friendly complexes. Sands has also performed well in the social and corporate governance rankings, reflecting his exceptional work environment and team member growth initiatives, as well as his long-standing commitment to community engagement. and ethical, accountable and transparent business standards.
“Our registration on Newsweek list is another testament to our ESG leadership, following nominations on DJSI World and North America and CDP A lists for climate and water, ”said Ron reese, senior vice president of global communications and corporate affairs, who spearheads corporate responsibility for the company. “These respected performance indicators confirm our progress in achieving transformative social and environmental impact in our regions by addressing the issues most important to supporting our people, keeping our communities strong and protecting the planet.”
Sands’ global commitment to corporate responsibility is built on the pillars of people, communities and the planet. The People pillar encompasses the company’s goal of being the employer and partner of choice in its regions by creating a culture dedicated to supporting team members, guests, suppliers and partners. The Sands Cares global community engagement program leads the company’s community pillar and spur efforts to address pressing social issues, build resilience, and maximize regional strengths as valuable tourism destinations. Finally, Sands strives to ensure the environmental health of its regions through the Planet pillar, led by the Sands ECO360 global sustainability program. The company reports annually on its goals, progress and achievements in these three areas, as well as its ethics and governance practices, in Sands’ Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. .
The pool of candidates for the News week America’s Most Responsible Companies is the top 2,000 public companies by revenue headquartered in United States. The results are based on publicly available key performance indicators as well as an independent survey of more than 11,000 US residents. The calculation of the final score of each company is based on data collected through a detailed analysis of the three areas, environmental, social and corporate governance. The top 500 companies with the highest scores are rewarded.
About Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS)
Las Vegas Sands is the world’s leading developer and operator of world-class integrated resorts. We provide unparalleled economic benefits to the communities in which we operate.
Sands created the Integrated Resort complex based on Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE). Our industry-leading integrated resorts make substantial contributions to our host communities, including growth in leisure and business tourism, sustained job creation, and continued financial opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses. local medium-sized enterprises.
Our properties include The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo at Las Vegas, the iconic Sands of Marina Bay in Singapore. Through a majority stake in Sands China Ltd., we have developed the largest portfolio of properties on the Cotai Strip in Macau, including The Venetian Macao, The Plaza and Four Seasons Hotel Macao, The Londoner Macao and The Parisian Macao, as well as the Sands Macau on the Macau Peninsula.
Sands is committed to being a good corporate citizen, anchored in the fundamental principles of service to people, communities and the planet. We provide a great work environment for our team members around the world, drive social impact through the Sands Cares community engagement and charitable giving program, and lead environmental performance through the award-winning Sands ECO360 global sustainability program. For more information, please visit www.sands.com.
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