While we at Caesars feel it is important to contribute to the vibrancy of our communities year round, the holidays are always an extra special time to touch the lives of our neighbors and those in need. Here is a glimpse into how Caesars employees across the country are giving back this holiday season:
LAS VEGAS, December 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Caesars Entertainment was recognized today as one of America's most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service conducted the survey in partnership with Bloomberg LP. All companies with $1 billion in revenue or more are invited to apply forTheCivic 50.
CAESARS FOUNDATION FOCUSES ITS PHILANTHROPIC GIVING ON THREE DISTINCT AREAS:
HELPING OLDER INDIVIDUALS LIVE LONGER, HEALTHIER, MORE FULFILLING LIVES Globally, our primary emphasis is supporting nonprofit advocacy and service-delivery organizations dedicated to helping older individuals live independently, maintain optimal health and proper nutrition, avoid social isolation, and enjoy mental and physical vitality through every stage of the aging process.
Caesars Entertainment and the Caesars Foundation are committed to environmental stewardship in the communities where we live and work and across the world. We demonstrate this commitment by supporting a wide variety of conservation-minded organizations dedicated to reviving and sustaining natural resources. In addition to funding from the Caesars Foundation for these projects, thousands of HEROs volunteer their time to make a difference year-round. Here are a few examples.
The Caesars Foundation’s giving extends around the globe, providing for organizations focused on human services and education in the international communities where we operate. Following are a few examples of innovative organizations the Foundation supports, dedicated to improving the lives of the individuals in their diverse communities.
Energy and water are essential for economic development, food and agriculture production, global security and social-wellbeing. The United Nations predicts that by 2030, the world will need at least 30 percent more water, 45 percent more energy and 50 percent more food. This challenge will be exacerbated by a climate change, an increasingly prosperous middle class, urbanization and demographic shifts from rural to urban centers, which will to put even more pressure on our finite natural resources.