Sands Confidential

Sands China Responds to Typhoon Hato with Relief Efforts

In the aftermath of recent typhoons, Sands China Ltd. contributed toward various disaster relief efforts aimed at Team Members and the wider community with transportation, technical and professional support, SME support, and long-term assistance. [More]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Hosts ‘Feel Good Fridays’

On a weekly basis, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) visits at-risk communities to host a street outreach event called ‘Feel Good Fridays.’ During the event, volunteers give back to young people who are in need of a helping hand. Las Vegas Sands, through our commitment to being a good corporate citizen in the communities in which we operate, is one of NPHY’s biggest supporters in the community through its corporate giving program Sands Cares, and together they are combating youth homelessness. [More]

Expanding Career Horizons at Marina Bay Sands

With his natural affinity for interacting with people and an interest in the casino industry, James Chong was drawn to a position in Player Development after hearing of various job opportunities at Marina Bay Sands. [More]

Sands Academy Presents Communication for Leaders during Elevate Series

Sands Academy, in conjunction with Las Vegas Sands’ effort to remain committed to Team Members and their advancement in the hospitality industry, conducted a workshop highlighting Communication for Leaders as part of their Elevate Series for Managers and Supervisors. The course covered team building, effective coaching and effective feedback. [More]

Sands Academy Celebrates ESL Graduation

At the end of May, Sands Academy held their annual English as a Second Language (ESL) graduation for Team Members at The Venetian and The Palazzo. Courses were conducted by Language Xpress, a company specializing in classes tailored to a specific company and industry. [More]

Sands Bethlehem Creates Gardens for Local Community Center

In an effort to provide the community with accessible horticulture, Sands Cares and Sands ECO360 recently partnered with Penn State Extension, Lehigh and Northampton County 4-H and the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem to build planting beds for the Lynfield Community Center in Bethlehem, PA. [More]

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]