Las Vegas Sands Corp. was amongst 4 Nevada firms named to Newsweek’s 2024 checklist of America’s Most Accountable Corporations.
Sands, which owns and operates on line casino resorts in Macao and Singapore, ranked 259th out of 600 firms, was highest amongst built-in resort firms and fifth among the many 19 firms included within the Resorts, Eating & Leisure class. It additionally had the very best rating among the many Nevada firms listed.
Newsweek teamed with world analysis and knowledge firm Statista to compile the checklist, which expanded from 500 to 600 firms this yr.
“The survey outcomes counsel that firms have been making enhancements in sure areas during the last three years, with social duty scores notably on the rise,” mentioned Michael Bausch, senior analyst at Statista.
The three different Nevada firms that made the checklist had been Ormat Applied sciences, a geothermal vitality firm based mostly in Reno; Caesars Leisure Inc., a Reno-based resort firm with a significant presence in Las Vegas; and Las Vegas-based Allegiant Journey Co., guardian firm of Allegiant Air.
Ormat ranked 437th and was thirty seventh amongst vitality and utilities firms nationwide. Caesars, which owns and operates Caesars Palace, Paris-Las Vegas, Horseshoe, Flamingo and Planet Hollywood amongst different resorts in Las Vegas, was 509th on the checklist and fifteenth within the lodge class, whereas Allegiant was 568th on the checklist and 18th amongst transportation and logistics firms.
Sands had a excessive environmental rating due to its ECO360 world sustainability program, which prioritizes low-carbon transition, water stewardship, waste, plastic and packaging, accountable sourcing and biodiversity.
It additionally ranked excessive in Newsweek’s social class with its Sands Cares program, which displays the corporate’s dedication to supporting folks and making its native communities nice locations to stay, work and go to.
“We deeply worth this recognition as endorsement for our most up-to-date accomplishments and ongoing work, which is indicative of our longstanding dedication to being a accountable firm,” mentioned Ron Reese, senior vice chairman of world communications and company affairs, who spearheads company duty initiatives for the corporate.
“Our initiatives are centered round making certain a people-centered tradition with development alternatives for all, investing in and collaborating with our host areas to maintain them robust, and persevering with to advance environmental initiatives that drive ongoing progress in sustainability,” Reese mentioned.
The Assessment-Journal is owned by the Adelson household, together with Dr. Miriam Adelson, majority shareholder of Las Vegas Sands Corp., and Las Vegas Sands President and COO Patrick Dumont.
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