Las Vegas Sands Corp. recognized for corporate sustainability efforts
September 15, 2018 8:33 AM
by Robert Mann
Southern Nevada-based Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) has again been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its industry-leading corporate sustainability efforts.
"This designation speaks to our commitment to continually strengthening our corporate social responsibility performance, as well as maintaining our drive toward positive business impact in the regions we serve," said Robert Goldstein, president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands
A record 993 companies participated in this year's Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).
The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index tracks the performance of the top 20 percent of the 600 largest Canadian and U.S. companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index based on several economic, social and environmental criteria.
LVS under the banner of its People, Planet and Communities corporate social responsibility platform sponsors programs such as it’s ECO360 global sustainability program; the Sands Cares corporate giving and community engagement program, the Project Protect initiative focused on responsible gaming, anti-money laundering and human trafficking prevention practices; and Sands Academy, a global Team Member development program.
Earlier this year, Fortune magazine named Sands one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in addition to one of “America's Best Employers” based on an independent survey of more than 30,000 employees working for companies with at least 1,000 people within their U.S. operations.