As part of its award-winning sustainability program, Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands remains committed to energy conservation at all of its properties around the world. In 2011, the sustainability team embarked on replacing lighting with LED light bulbs. The sustainability team created their own in-house testing labs where thousands of LED light bulbs were tested. They became experts on the topic and established a global implementation to all properties and currently, Las Vegas’ lighting is 80% LED, Marina Ba
As part of our commitment to our veterans and providing relief and finding solutions to end homelessness in Las Vegas, we continue to support Veterans Village and their housing project, The Village by Sands Cares. The new housing development will consist of ten fully transformed and furnished shipping container units for our veterans in downtown Las Vegas.
Built for Zero, a national initiative to end chronic homelessness, launched the Permanent Supportive Housing Campaign in Las Vegas, making Southern Nevada one of 70 communities participating in this comprehensive effort. Led by organizations including U.S.
Through Sands Cares, the corporate giving and community engagement program of Las Vegas Sands, Clean the World and Las Vegas Sands have collaborated on two key projects that have benefited the homeless community and made a significant impact globally. The Global Hygiene Kit Builds held at all Las Vegas Sands properties in the U.S.
When the Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers Powered by Clean the World began operations, we wanted to provide immediate relief and resources to those in need as part of our commitment to combatting homelessness. The Fresh Start Mobile Showers travel across the Las Vegas Valley, working together with several homeless services providers, offering showers five days a week.
In 2014, Guo Meiling started her career at Marina Bay Sands as an intern with a scholarship through Republic Polytechnic. As she studied Restaurant and Culinary Operations, she was eager to pursue a cross-training opportunity with the property’s Food & Beverage teams.
The Venetian Resort Las Vegas was recognized for their community service through Sands Cares, the company’s corporate giving and Team Member engagement program, at the 2018 Governor’s Points of Light Awards in October. Sands Cares integrates the company’s philanthropic work worldwide including financial giving, Team Member volunteerism, and in-kind support while making an impact in the areas we care about most: our people, planet, and communities.
Benji Bach, a seven-year-old second grader at American Heritage Academy in Las Vegas, has been on a quest to save the environment by reducing the use of plastic shopping bags after reading about plastic bags floating in the ocean and how they can harm sea life. Benji decided to take action and sent a letter to The Venetian Resort asking for assistance with his efforts to seek help from his classmates to eliminate their use of plastic bags.
Las Vegas Sands debuts their plan to be a catalyst for the changes that could end youth homelessness in Las Vegas
Multimedia with summary
Since 2015, Las Vegas Sands has made addressing the homelessness issue in its corporate headquarters its primary issue. We have a core focus on youth homelessness, along with targeted initiatives that can strongly impact all people experiencing homelessness in our community. Our commitment involves a three-pronged strategy that leverages our position as a major business leader to be a catalyst for change: delivering immediate relief, driving long-term problem-solving, and advocating for change.