Cindy Ortega, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for MGM Resorts International, shares tips for greener travel.
Mediaplanet: Why is it important to think about the environment when planning your vacation?
Cindy Ortega: The reason why it’s important to think about the environment while you’re taking a vacation is because it’s important to think about the environment in everything you do. You don’t leave it at home when you pack your suitcases. It’s something that’s a part of your everyday life, wherever you are.
Global honor recognizes outstanding achievements of the company’s Green Advantage program
Washington, D.C., September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) received the Alliance to Save Energy's highest honor, the "Galaxy" Star of Energy Efficiency Award at a special awards ceremony this week in Washington, D.C.. Each year, the Star of Energy Efficiency Awards are bestowed upon individuals, organizations, companies, government programs and learning institutions that have demonstrated a significant and tangible commitment to the cause of energy efficiency both in the United States and abroad.
Frontline of Climate Change: Drought Water: it is a common agenda for all of us, for every walk of life. It’s our planet’s most valuable resource. Nations are powered by it. Life depends on it. And soon, we’ll be fighting over it.
Ground Truthing in Real Time No civilian activity that I’m aware of is more an exercise in “hurry up and wait” than building, and trying to build in a remote location just exacerbates the realities of that syndrome even more.
From new products that help reduce energy consumption to reducing manufacturing waste, Huntsman Pigments is using sustainability to drive its business.
At Huntsman, we believe that truly sustainable practices address three areas: People, Planet and Profit. Each of our five divisions face similar, but different sustainability challenges; from energy and resource use to community education and health. We also believe that our commitment to sustainability doesn’t end with the manufacturing process. We develop products that help our customers be more sustainable as well.