Marina Bay Sands hosts a week of giving for local community
Marina Bay Sands (MBS) held its fifth annual Sands for Singapore Charity Festival in 2017 with overall results again surpassing previous years’ efforts. A primary initiative for Sands Cares in Singapore, the week-long festival raised S$3.9 million (USD $2.8 million) for local community charities and welcomed more than 20,000 visitors to its various events. Since 2013, Sands for Singapore has raised more than S$20 million (USD $14.7 million).
90% of global fish stocks are over-fished. If no action is taken, we might be the last generation to consume fish. Marina Bay Sands in Singapore is harnessing its buying power to move Asia's fishing industry towards a more sustainable future.
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Just below the surface of Malaysia's bright blue and green waters, fish nets bob up and down in the ocean's current, bustling with abundant sustainably raised snapper, grouper, and seabass. It wasn't always like this.
Mr. Lee Ya Qu, founder of Aqua Ceria fish farm, reflects, "I chose to give up fishing and started aquafarming because there were no fish left."
Through Sands Cares, Las Vegas Sands and its properties give back to the communities in which they operate as part of our responsibility as good corporate citizens. Sands for Singapore, an initiative through Sands Cares, is a multi-day festival that serves to increase public awareness of partner charities and raise funds for them through several series of events.
From March 9 to April 1, Marina Bay Sands featured 22 sustainable light art installations created by artists all around the world for “i Light Marina Bay” around the Marina Bay waterfront. As Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival organized by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore, these installations reinforced the property’s position as a sustainable precinct.
Las Vegas Sands remains committed to its 50,000 Team Members worldwide, from Las Vegas to Macao and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Singapore. The company provides Team Members with an outstanding work environment, strong benefits, a dedication to diversity, and extensive training and other opportunities to advance and thrive in the hospitality industry. The company, its subsidiaries and affiliates adhere to an equal employment opportunity policy for all current and future Team Members, without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex, handicap, veteran’s status or status within any oth
As leaders in sustainability within the hospitality industry, Las Vegas Sands is committed to taking care of the planet to promote health and wellness through Sands ECO360, its global sustainability strategy. Marina Bay Sands has taken on an educational and transformational food journey focusing on responsibly sourcing food to serve.
Introduced most recently at the OneMBS Champions team bonding session and OneMBS Achievers Award ceremony, IGNITE – which stands for Identify, Generate, Navigate, Initiate, Transform and Evaluate – is a flexible toolset specifically developed for continuous improvement at Marina Bay Sands. The program is set up to engage Team Members by equipping them with the mindset to believe that they can get better at their jobs by challenging the status quo, the skillset to harness creativity of other Team Members to effectively manage chan
Marina Bay Sands Team Members volunteered to join 12 beneficiaries from Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) Centre for Adults to purchase much needed groceries for 60 financially vulnerable families for the holiday season. The beneficiaries paired up with Team Members who provided guidance as they shopped for the groceries at the Giant Hypermarket at Tampines.
Marina Bay Sands Team Members brought 40 children from the Dyslexia Association of Singapore and Students Care Service on a fun-filled hospitality career workshop in support of the annual AmCham Corporate Community Day in November. Organized by The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham) and the U.S. Embassy, it is a special day that encourages all American organizations in Singapore and its employees to build stronger ties with Singapore through local community work.