Distinction comes just weeks after being named to Climate A List
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Only two weeks after being named to the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform's Climate A List, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has again been recognized by CDP, this time for attaining the Water A List for the second consecutive year. The company has made the Climate A List for five years running.
In naming Sands to the Water A List, CDP is recognizing the company for its efforts and accomplishments in water efficiency and conservation. The company is also one of only 10 U.S. companies to attain dual A-List status.
"Being named to both the Climate and Water A Lists is a direct result of Sands' dedication to being responsible environmental stewards of the regions in which we operate," said Katarina Tesarova, senior vice president of global sustainability at Las Vegas Sands. "Our global sustainability strategy, driven by the Sands ECO360 program, is focused on leading the industry in environmentally responsible operations. Our placements on both the CDP Lists reinforces that we are being successful in our goals, and encourages us to maintain our commitment to responsible energy and water consumption."
In the past several months, Sands has received numerous accolades for its leadership in corporate sustainability, including most recently receiving the Industry Mover award from the RobescoSAM 2020 Sustainability Yearbook, for sustainable operations in the top 15% of all casino and gaming companies globally. Along with the recent Climate A List designation, the company has also been recognized on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and the FTSE4Good Index Series, and has been named one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies and one of America's Best Employers by Forbes.
About Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS)
Las Vegas Sands is the world's pre-eminent developer and operator of world-class Integrated Resorts. We deliver unrivaled economic benefits to the communities in which we operate.
Sands created the meetings, incentives, convention and exhibition (MICE)-based Integrated Resort. Our industry-leading Integrated Resorts provide substantial contributions to our host communities including growth in leisure and business tourism, sustained job creation and ongoing financial opportunities for local small and medium-sized businesses.
Our properties include The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo in Las Vegas, and the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Through majority ownership in Sands China Ltd., we have developed the largest portfolio of properties on the Cotai Strip in Macao, including The Venetian Macao, The Plaza and Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Sands Cotai Central and The Parisian Macao, as well as the Sands Macao on the Macao Peninsula.
Sands is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, anchored by the core tenets of serving people, planet and communities. We deliver a great working environment for our team members worldwide, drive social impact through the Sands Cares charitable giving and community engagement program and lead in environmental performance through the award-winning Sands ECO360 global sustainability program. To learn more, please visit www.sands.com.
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