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GM Looks to Cars and Infrastructure to Mainstream EVs

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Chevrolet recently sold its 100,000th Volt – America’s first plug-in to reach the milestone. Owners have driven almost 1.5 billion miles in EV mode out of a total 2.5 billion cumulative miles, saving nearly 58 million gallons of fuel. That is enough gasoline to fill more than 87 competition-size swimming pools.

Sands ECO360 Report | Resource conservation

By implementing responsible practices and cutting edge technologies, we can reduce our natural resource consumption and improve the experience of our guests and Team Members.
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Our safeguarding of natural resources, such as energy and water, is the cornerstone of our environmentally responsible operations. Years of conservation experience have enabled us to establish a robust energy management process, through which we set annual reduction goals for our properties based on five-year emissions targets. The sustainability and facilities teams research new ideas and test available technologies to identify conservation opportunities, subsequently managing their implementation and evaluating performance.

Las Vegas Sands | Excellence Around the World

Las Vegas Sands 2016 Corporate Citizenship Overview
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Our global corporate citizenship program, Sands Cares, integrates our philanthropic work worldwide, including financial giving, Team Member volunteerism and in-kind support. The ultimate goal for Sands Cares is to build on our company’s legacy of making an impact in the areas we care about most – our People and those working in the hospitality industry, the Communities we call home and the Planet we share.

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Our global corporate citizenship program, Sands Cares, integrates our philanthropic work worldwide, including financial giving, Team Member volunteerism and in-kind support. The ultimate goal for Sands Cares is to build on our company’s legacy of making an impact in the areas we care about most – our People and those working in the hospitality industry, the Communities we call home and the Planet we share.

How One Las Vegas Hotel is Trying to Reduce Food Waste

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Originally published on CBSNews.com.

A new Consumer Reports study highlights the staggering amount of food wasted in America, with 40 percent of the food produced in the U.S. ending up in the trash. Carter Evans takes a look at an all-you-can-eat buffet at a Las Vegas casino where they've come up with creative solutions to trim the fat -- and recycle it, too.

Ecocentricity Blog: All Things in Moderation

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So what’s the problem? If some algae are good (very good), isn’t it better to have even more? Nope.

Aristotle was a cool dude. Wicked smart, and he had a heck of a beard, at least according to the artist Raphael. Just take a look at The School of Athens fresco. That’s Aristotle in the middle with the blue robe, next to the rather unkempt Plato. What a dashing man.

Lyft and GM’s Express Drive Expands to Colorado and California

Welcomes Chevrolet Bolt EV in California
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ASPEN, Colo., July 15 /3BL Media/ – Lyft and General Motors today announced the expansion of their Express Drive short-term vehicle access program to California and Colorado, including the all-new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

Are You Ready for 2017?

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2017 has been designated as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

According to the World Tourism Organization, “this decision follows the recognition by global leaders at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) that “well-designed and well-managed tourism” can contribute to the three dimensions of sustainable development, to job creation and to trade.”

How Companies Can Make Business Travel Sustainable

By Megan Wild
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Business travel is necessary because it’s how many companies serve their clients. The ability to visit client locations represents the ability to show up, build relationships and deliver products on all accounts.

Top Names Unite to Drive Forward LNG as a Marine Fuel

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LONDON, July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc, DNV·GL, ENGIE, ENN, GE, GTT, Lloyd’s Register, Mitsubishi Corporation, NYK Line, Port of Rotterdam, Qatargas, Shell, Tote, Inc. and Wartsila have announced a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.

The Sands ECO360 Global Sustainability Strategy Revealed

Las Vegas Sands leads the way in sustainable building development and resort operations
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) is the pre-eminent developer and operator of world-class Integrated Resorts that feature luxury hotels; world-class gaming, retail, entertainment, convention, and exhibition facilities; celebrity chef restaurants; and many other amenities. Starting with a single property in 1990, the reach of LVS now extends worldwide, from Las Vegas to Macao, and from Bethlehem (USA) to Singapore.

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