In 2016, companies made enormous strides in materials innovation. From Patagonia's spider silk jacket to Adidas's biodegradable shoes, organizations are continuously pushing the envelope making their products more sustainable. Now, one company is taking that a step further, incorporating more sustainable materials while also creating a positive impact on communities.
In January, Sands Academy and Sands ECO360 Global Sustainability hosted a sustainability tour of The Venetian and The Palazzo, continuing Las Vegas Sands’ efforts in our commitment to providing Team Members with a wide range of educational partnerships. The tour emphasized the efforts that the sustainability depa
Executive Director of Sales, Ailynn Seah, participated in a corporate social responsibility (CSR) recycling project organized by SCRAP at a Green Meeting Industry Council event two years ago in San Francisco. SCRAP, a non-profit creative reuse center, breathes new life into pre-loved or old objects and reduces waste by diverting over 200 tons of useful materials from landfills annually. These services are provided to the local community and the center also offers classes, workshops and volunteering opportunities.
Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout Asia and the US are once again planning a number of events during a one-week period to drive awareness of climate change and to encourage others to do their part to minimize their impact on the environment. The week-long events will commence the week of March 20th, leading up to Earth Hour on March 25th when all properties will go dark by shutting off exterior non-essential lighting.
Community water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs mean more time for school and work
Multimedia with summary
The photo above was taken by a Xylem employee who traveled to West Bengal, India as part of a Xylem Watermark global volunteer trip. It demonstrates the power of water, sanitation and hygiene to change lives.
New tools make Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) insights available to Canadian retail investors
TORONTO, March 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Scotia iTRADE® today announced Canada’s first sustainable investing tools for direct investors. The new tools provide detailed environmental, social and governance (ESG) data, which looks at individual companies’ corporate practices.
Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Helps Companies Meet New EU Obligations Approved Today
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains, welcomes the European Union (EU) regulation on supply chain due diligence obligations for EU importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG). The new regulation was approved today by the European Parliament and will next go before the European Council.
Data collection and the processing power needed to support autonomous driving are huge areas of focus for development. Companies are investing heavily in driverless technologies, evidenced by news that Intel Corp. is acquiring Mobileye, an autonomous driving technology leader whose portfolio includes machine learning, road mapping, sensors, and data analytics among other technologies.
It’s my honor to introduce the 2017 Environmental Leader 50, chosen through many months of curation, nominations and research carried out by Environmental Leader and advisers and industry insiders [...] the honorees provide their companies with results that are worthy of recognition.