Sands Confidential

Teach for America Teachers Reflect on Their First Year in the Classroom

In August 2016, Las Vegas Sands hosted a group of new teachers through Teach for America Las Vegas Valley for a meet-and-greet with local executives from Las Vegas Sands. As part of the Sands Education Council, a public-private partnership of like-minded organizations, Teach for America helps address the challenges faced by the local school district and to identify opportunities and help improve education to make the community a better place to live. Teach for America teachers are placed in challenged schools where skilled teachers are needed. [More]

Sands Academy: Elevate Workshop Focuses on Creating a Culture of High Performance

Through Sands Academy, Las Vegas Sands provides Team Members with an outstanding working environment, extensive training and other opportunities to advance in the hospitality industry. In the hospitality industry, performance management ensures that goals are consistently being met in an effective and efficient manner by teams in various departments. [More]

Soap in Schools Program Launches in Las Vegas

Clean the World recently launched Soap in Schools in Las Vegas, a program in partnership with Sands Cares. The program is designed to teach handwashing education to students each month across a network of eight school locations throughout the greater Las Vegas area ranging, from daycares to elementary schools. [More]

Refugee Students Get Scholarships from Las Vegas Charity

Seven South Sudanese teenagers whose families live in a Kenyan refugee camp, will now receive a high school education because of scholarships awarded by the South Sudan Center of America (SSCA), a local Las Vegas charity, founded by Biar Atem, a Sands Cares Hero of the Year and Team Member at The Venetian and The Palazzo. [More]

Las Vegas Sands Announces Winners of Spring Step Challenge

Las Vegas Sands announces the top three winners of the Sands ECO360 Spring Step Up Challenge. All three winners walked over 700,000 steps during the challenge and received a “Golden Shoe” award along with a prize. Team Members who participated in this challenge and reported their steps walked 86.5 million total steps during the month of April. [More]

Sands China Partners with WWF for Climate Action

Sands China Ltd. is partnering with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, in the launch of WWF's Earth Hour 'Just One' Hotels Program. The two organizations have joined forces on a three-year campaign to raise environmental awareness and make a positive impact on the environment. [More]

Sands Bethlehem Celebrates Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day this year, the sustainability department, along with other Team Members from Sands Bethlehem, volunteered their time at a local elementary school to host the second annual Earth Day Fair. The effort was in conjunction with Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ Global Sustainability strategy designed to help create a more sustainable future. [More]

Four-Time Grammy-Nominated Artist JEWEL Headlines INSPIRE, Presented by Sands Cares

Symbolizing her own personal journey, Jewel's upcoming performance at the Las Vegas Sands/Sands Cares INSPIRE event on May 19 is significant as much because of the artist’s transformative staying power over the past 20-plus years, as her message to the young people of the Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation, the first participant in the Sands Cares Accelerator Program, who will benefit from the event’s proceeds. [More]