The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have unified the world in creating a shared vision for people and planet, both now and into the future. This call to action brings governments and businesses together to tackle pressing global issues.
Las Vegas Sands hosts Green Meetings and Events of all shapes and sizes from extravagant runway shows to large-scale business conferences, aiming to infuse even the most luxurious events with sustainability. Some of the most notable ECO360 meeting milestones are detailed in their newest video and highlights are captured below.
What happens to a paper coffee cup, plastic straw, or a disposable utensil once it has served its purpose? These are the conversations Las Vegas Sands is having with restaurants, internal stakeholders, decision makers, and 50,000 Team Members globally.
This year was a year of sustainability milestones and achievements for Las Vegas Sands, the global Integrated Resort developer and operator with properties in Macao, Singapore, and Las Vegas. Detailed in their newest 2018 Environmental Report, the company highlights Sands ECO360 initiatives ranging from energy to waste and plastic, and expands on some of their most notable 2018 eco-moments.
Las Vegas Sands continues to make strides in advancing our ECO360 global sustainability strategy at our properties internationally. On the United Nations’ World Environment Day on June 5, we announced that The Venetian Resort Las Vegas built on its support for the development of renewable energy and sustainable seafood through new strategic partnerships.
Las Vegas Sands announced the 12 recipients of The Mr. Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares. The award was established through Sands Cares, the company’s corporate giving program, to recognize team members across all regions who have demonstrated a dedication to giving back to their local communities and important causes. The award was created to honor the Adelson family’s long-term commitment to philanthropy and the legacy of giving that they have instilled in the company.
Las Vegas Sands, through its award-winning sustainability program Sands ECO360, continuously focuses on reducing environmental impact while engaging Team Members and partners to unite around the protection of our planet. Engaging Team Members with various activities and initiatives around the world allows its over 46,000 Team Members to understand the efforts that the company makes to reduce its footprint, while also learning how to reduce their own impact in their daily lives, at work and at home.
How one hotel manager's training changed the life of a guest
Las Vegas Sands has always focused on making its communities better places to live through Sands Cares and Project Protect, which promote a strong quality of life and foster a positive environment. Through its Responsible Gaming Ambassador program, the company has dedicated itself to educating its Team Members on
For the past seven years, Dr. Bo Bernhard, world-renowned responsible gaming expert, has led the responsible gaming ambassador training program at Las Vegas Sands properties across the globe. Dr. Bernhard serves as the executive director for the International Gaming Institute (IGI) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where he oversees all research and academic functions. Prior to his current role at the university, Dr.