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Our People Initiatives

We focus on ensuring a thriving Team Member culture, advancing the success of our extensive supplier network and local business partners, and maintaining a trusted relationship with the guests who visit our properties.

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Our Work

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We have identified a set of priority issues most important to our Team Members, guests, and suppliers and partners. Our guiding principles are to maintain high ethical standards, create opportunities for personal and business fulfillment, and focus attention on the overall health and wellbeing of our people.

Professional Growth

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Empowering people to reach their greatest potential is a value held at the highest levels of the company and a commitment we make to the regions where we operate. Sands offers a wide range of professional development opportunities for Team Members and suppliers, from ongoing programs to innovative professional development events.

Major initiatives include:

  • The Sands Academy global training and development program to inspire a culture of learning and advancement for our Team Members
  •  Supplier development programs that extend Sands Academy training to our valued partners, such as the Sands China Procurement Academy and the Sands China Retail Academy

Inclusion

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Sands is committed to ensuring an inclusive, integrated and collaborative environment with deep appreciation and respect for the diverse backgrounds of our Team Members, guests and business partners. We believe a culture that celebrates diverse perspectives and promotes inclusiveness for all is propelled to success by the strength of the whole and inspires our positive impact around the world.

Our work spans:

  • Adherence to our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Charter
  • DEI Council guidance and strategic initiatives
  • Human resource policies and procedures
  • Ongoing diversity trainings
  • Mentorship programs
  • Supplier diversity initiatives
  • Community investment in diversity organizations
  • Reporting and transparency

Small and Medium Enterprises

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We promote strong relationships with local SMEs in each of our regions, with Sands China serving as a model for our initiatives. In Macao, our wide range of professional training and business development opportunities have helped SMEs gain valuable business opportunities working with our company.

Highlights include:

  • The Sands China F.I.T. (Financial Assistance, Invitational Matching, and Training and Development) Program
  • Sands China Procurement Academy programs to help SMEs work with large-scale international companies
  • Sands China Retail Academy to strengthen our local retailers
  • Sands China Supplier Excellence Awards to encourage the success of SMEs

Health, Safety and Wellbeing

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Our initiatives encompass a full spectrum of activities to protect health and promote wellness. From maintaining stringent standards and protocols that ensure public health and safety to providing education and services that work toward physical, mental and social wellbeing, we are dedicated to ensuring an environment of excellence when it comes to the welfare of our Team Members, guests and partners.

Highlights of our work include:

  • Extensive health and safety practices and initiatives related to COVID-19
  • Mental, physical and social wellness initiatives and educational programs
  • Food safety and hygiene awareness programs
  • Occupational Health and Safety wardens to ensure objectives are met

Responsible Gaming and Business Practices

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Our leadership in meeting and exceeding the standards set for our industry in responsible gaming and business practices is a testament to the concern we have for our people and the high ethical standards of our company. We also maintain a strict code of conduct to protect human rights, which applies to all Team Members, suppliers and partners who work with Sands.

Highlights of our work include:

  • Sands Project Protect initiatives to promote responsible gaming, prevent illegal financial activity and protect against human trafficking
  • The Sands Code of Business Conduct and Ethics to ensure Team Members and suppliers act with integrity and meet legal and ethical duties
  • Cybersecurity and data privacy protection safeguards to protect personal information

Resources

Read more about our impact and access important tools and disclosures.

ESG Reports

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Corporate Giving Guidelines

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Request Support — Visit the Sands Cares corporate giving portal to submit a proposal

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Sands ECO360 Newsletters

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Environmental Responsibility Policy

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Assurance Statements

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GRI Indices

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CDP Responses

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