MGM Resorts' Chief Sustainability Officer has been named to a list of the nation's 10 most powerful women in sustainability. Cindy Ortega is on the list, compiled by Green Building & Design magazine, along with Hilary Clinton and corporate executives from companies like Coca-Cola, Google and NRG.
Brian Burton, President and CEO of Three Square Food Bank, was nearly at a loss for words to describe the results of this year's MGM Resorts Canned Food Drive totals.
"The first year (of the food drive), I said I was impressed. The second year, you exceeded our expectations. Last year blew us away. What can I say this year? Keep this up, and we'll need another warehouse," he said.
“The biggest change Las Vegas has undergone is having to learn how to handle a crushing blow and get up and build yourself into a better community. And you can see it,” says MGM chief sustainability officer Cindy Ortega. “It builds resolve.”
gb&d: City Center helped elevate the status of Las Vegas architecturally, as well as in terms of sustainability. How have the buildings performed post-occupancy?
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Green Key Global, the largest international certification body evaluating sustainable hotel operations, has awarded the prestigious “5 Green Keys" rating to four MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) properties for its Green Key Meetings Program, including Bellagio Resort & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino, Mandalay Bay Resort and MGM Grand Las Vegas. The four MGM resorts are the first in the United States to receive "5 Green Keys" for meetings, and among an elite group of only six total in North America.
Innovative Clean Limousine Fleet figures into Ultimate Automotive Experience
LAS VEGASOctober 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter have joined withMotorWeek TV, television’s longest-running automotive series, for a major sweepstakes to kick off its season 32 in fall 2012.
The grand prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas to enjoy the Ultimate Automotive Experience, highlighted by a two-night stay at ARIA in early December 2012, and an exotic car drive through Red Rock Canyon in Las Vegas.