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Las Vegas Sands’ ECO360 Strategy in Action: Advancing Environmentally Responsible Operations, Sustainable Seafood Commitments at the Venetian Resort Las Vegas and Parisian Macao

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Las Vegas Sands continues to make strides in advancing our ECO360 global sustainability strategy at our properties internationally. On the United Nations’ World Environment Day on June 5, we announced that The Venetian Resort Las Vegas built on its support for the development of renewable energy and sustainable seafood through new strategic partnerships. 

Las Vegas Sands Property Announces Further Commitment to Renewable Energy and to Sustainable Seafood

The Venetian Resort New Renewable Energy Commitment and Seafood Partnership Drives Exciting Future for Resort Sustainability
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LAS VEGAS, June 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Venetian Resort today announced elevated support for the development of green power and sustainable seafood at the iconic Las Vegas hotel and convention center.  The announcement coincides with United Nations-sponsored World Environment Day on June 5.

Beginning in May, the company entered into a partnership with NV Energy to offset 100% of the annual electricity consumption at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas and Sands Expo & Convention Center through the purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).

How Albertsons Companies and Its Seafood Suppliers Are Tackling Illegal Fishing

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The oceans provide us with some of the world’s most sought-after delicacies, from Alaskan king crab to succulent scallops, as well as the ever-popular tuna for a sandwich. Americans consume, on average, 15 pounds of seafood a year, contributing to a $60 billion US industry.

Unfortunately, the profits and perils of sourcing food from the open seas have given rise to dangerous, unsustainable and inhumane fishing practices used by unscrupulous fishing operations.

Albertsons Companies Marks World Oceans Day by Taking Actions to Fulfill our Pledge to End Use of Eel in Sushi

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At Albertsons Companies, we do a lot of work behind the scenes to ensure that we are providing responsibly sourced seafood products as part of our Responsible Seafood Program. Following our January 2018 announcement to remove eel from our sushi products, we immediately started working with our sushi vendors to discontinue the use of eel in sushi sold at our stores.

Albertsons Goes Fishing For Sustainable Sushi

by Ronald Holden
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Albertsons added sushi to its “Top 5 by 2022” project, which promises that the five most popular wild and farm-raised seafood species used for sushi in its stores will be sourced sustainably and responsibly.

"Sushi represents a large and growing opportunity for retailers to affect positive change in seafood sustainability,” said Lori Dupre, whose job is to provide corporate support for Albertsons delis.

One immediate result: no more eel, whose populations are in decline.

Albertsons Companies Announces New “Top 5 by 2022” Commitment to Responsibly Source Sushi

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BOISE, Idaho, January 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies today announced the addition of the “Top 5 by 2022” Sushi Commitment to its Responsible Seafood Program.

Conscientous Seafood Providers Educate Others

By Traci Angel
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Originally published on The Guardian

It’s just not environmental advocates who are talking about sustainable seafood these days. Concerned chefs, supermarket executives and suppliers are taking action to ensure that seafood is responsibly sourced and served.

More than $90M Awarded to Promote Sustainable Supply Chains

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation expands conservation efforts to agriculture, seafood and financial markets
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PALO ALTO, Calif., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, one of the world’s largest conservation funders, announced more than $90 million in grants designed to advance conservation by decoupling food production from negative environmental impacts.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Safeway's Year-end 2015 Commitment for Responsibly Sourced Seafood

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We are proud to announce that as of year-end 2015, 77% of Safeway’s fresh and frozen seafood and 99% of private label frozen packaged seafood met our Responsible Sourcing Commitment. Since setting this ambitious goal in 2010, Safeway (including Carrs, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Vons, and Pavilions) has transitioned over 29 million pounds of seafood to environmentally responsible sources.

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