Las Vegas Sands Corp.

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Challenge Commitment
19.69Million Square Feet
Goals Progress
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity17%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading global developer of destination properties (Integrated Resorts) that feature premium accommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and many other amenities.

LVS is committed to environmental responsibility by promoting sustainable development, reducing the impact of operations on the natural environment, and enhancing the resort experience of our guests as well as the quality of life in the communities in which we operate. Sands ECO360° is a global sustainability strategy which is an integral part of our overall business approach. The Sands ECO360° program focuses on four pillars which were identified based on their potential for the greatest environmental impact: (1) Green Buildings (2) Environmentally Responsible Operations (3) Green Meetings (4) Stakeholder Engagement. 

The Las Vegas master-planned development, which combines The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo and Convention Center all under one roof, is one of the largest ‘green’ buildings on the planet. The Venetian and Sands Expo received LEED Gold certification for Existing Buildings and The Palazzo earned LEED Silver certification for New Construction. In 2013 The Venetian and The Palazzo both achieved the Gold level GreenLeaders award from TripAdvisor for the properties’ environmental practices. In 2013, Sands Bethlehem achieved 4 out of 5 keys in the Green Key program which recognizes hotels that are committed to improving their environmental performance.

As part of our commitment to the Better Buildings Challenge, we will continue implementing energy efficient lighting upgrades, focusing on improving the efficiency of our central plants, and actively seeking new, innovative efficiency technologies to reduce our properties’ energy consumption.