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Bali's Plant-Based Eco-Adventure

Wellness Seekers Flock to Bali for a Healing Food Immersion
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Come with us as we visit the magical Island of Bali, Indonesia for a two week plant-based raw food immersion at the beautiful and mystical Svarga Loka Resort in Ubud. Led by world renown master raw chef and cookbook author Sayuri Tanaka, the course provides a powerful framework for the tools and techniques needed to raise your vibration through raw vegan cuisine – from sprouting, dehydrating and holistic nutrition to flavor balancing and plating.

Ecocentricity Blog: Ahead of Their Time

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What other companies were focused on being responsible environmental stewards at that time (Before Ray Anderson had his epiphany)? Well, it turns out that the answer is … at least one.

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What other companies were focused on being responsible environmental stewards at that time (Before Ray Anderson had his epiphany)? Well, it turns out that the answer is … at least one.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Now Available Nationwide

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September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Chevrolet announced today that the Bolt EV, the first affordable long-range electric car, is now available by order or in stock at certified dealerships nationwide. Through Aug. 30, 2017, Chevrolet has sold 11,670 Bolt EVs this year and 12,249 since the start of sales in December 2016.

Las Vegas Sands Takes Action on Climate Change with New Set of Sustainability Goals

Sands ECO360 global sustainability program now aligns its environmental performance targets with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and science-based targets
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LAS VEGAS, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sands ECO360, the global corporate sustainability program of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has released its 2016 environmental report.  The report marks the company’s first annual measurement against its revised sustainability goals, building upon the success and key learnings of original targets set in 2011 and reported on through 2015.

Are You Prepared for Eco-tourists?

Sharing Your Sustainability Story Can Also Increase Your Bookings
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Not long ago, the term “eco-tourist” may have conjured images of backpackers in Birkenstocks trekking to remote destinations in numbers too minuscule to be considered mainstream. Well, that was then — this is a whole new now.

Now, as in The International Year of Sustainable Tourism. Now, in the era where major recommendation resources like TripAdvisor single out Green Leaders for special attention. Now, when nearly two-thirds of travelers factor in environmental considerations when choosing hotels, transportation and meals.

Marina Bay Sands: The Resort That Never Sleeps

HRM Asia recently highlighted the Human Resource department at Marina Bay Sands on how they keep the property operating to meet guest’s needs and still reach internal business goals.
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HRM Asia recently highlighted the Human Resource department at Marina Bay Sands on how they keep the property operating to meet guest’s needs and still reach internal business goals.  In line with Las Vegas Sands’ commitment to our Team Members, our properties provide an outstanding work environment and we are committed to helping them thrive and advance in the hospitality industry. According to Senior Vice President of HR Chan Yit Foon, having the right structure allows her team to manage over 100 departments and 9,500 Team Members.

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017

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Highlights from GM’s Latest Sustainability Report
General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at gmsustainability.com.

Sands ECO360 Launches Annual Global Clean Plate Challenge

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Las Vegas Sands’ Team Members around the world are taking part in the annual Sands ECO360 Clean Plate Challenge, a global campaign designed to reduce food waste and to improve the company’s worldwide waste diversion rate. The event is a global engagement and educational initiative that is designed to encourage Team Members at all Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout the US and Asia to return “clean plates” after eating meals in Team Member Dining Rooms.

How to Build an Infrastructure Inventory

Reprinted from the Atlas Blog
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A number of our Atlas cities – from El Paso, to New Orleans and San Diego – are looking for ways to use municipally owned spaces as testbeds for innovative infrastructure technologies.  Doing so will not only help them understand how solutions work locally and support economic development, but it will also create space to engage residents around otherwise invisible infrastructure.

Maven, One of the Fastest-Growing Mobility Brands in North America, Expands New York City Operations

Maven has launched in 17 cities, offers three products for mobility solutions and is bringing elevated car sharing to New York City
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  • Maven’s mobility brand now offers three unique consumer and business products, including Maven Gig.
  • Maven is expanding operations in New York City with more than 80 Maven City car-sharing vehicles available throughout Manhattan for hourly or daily reservations.
  • More than 125 million miles have been driven across all Maven products.

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