September 20, 2016
Las Vegas Sands and Sands Cares Increases Aid to Homeless in Las Vegas
Grants to Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth and HELP of Southern Nevada will help provide housing to local homeless Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS), the world's leading developer and operator of integrated resorts, today announced an expansion to its corporate citizenship commitment to address homelessness in the Las Vegas area. Through grants totaling $320,000 to local non-profit organizations Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and HELP of Southern Nevada , LVS will help support the availability and effectiveness of stable housing in the Las Vegas area for homeless youth and adults. Las Vegas is disproportionately impacted by homelessness. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reports that Las Vegas trails only New York, Los Angeles, Seattle and San Diego in the size of its homeless population. Given these sobering statistics, LVS is increasing its commitment in this second year of a multi-faceted, long-term effort to address the issue...
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September 19, 2016
Las Vegas Sands Recognized by Dow Jones for Corporate Sustainability Leadership
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has been recognized for the second year in a row by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its industry-leading corporate sustainability efforts in North America . LVS received a full 100 percent score in the environmental reporting category. The DJSI is one of the most highly regarded global sustainability indices. Its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices, and over 3,400 publicly traded companies are invited to participate in annually. The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index tracks the performance of the top 20 percent of the 600 largest Canadian and United States companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index based on a variety of economic, social and environmental criteria. "Corporate responsibility is extremely important to our company and we pride ourselves on being a global leader in sustainable practices," said...
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September 13, 2016
Las Vegas Sands and Sands China Celebrate Grand Opening of The Parisian Macao
Integrated resort’s opening represents crown jewel of vision for the Cotai Strip (Macao, Sept. 14, 2016) – Amid fanfare and celebration, The Parisian Macao opened its doors to the public for the first time on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 8:18 p.m. (CST). The grand opening of the newest integrated resort from Sands China Ltd. (HKEx: 1928) and parent company Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) represents the crowning achievement of company Chairman and CEO Mr. Sheldon G. Adelson’s vision for the Cotai Strip. “What started with a Venetian and now adds a Parisian to the family, the Cotai Strip has become one of the world’s greatest tourism marvels,” said Mr. Adelson. “Before our very eyes, Macao is making a similar transition to the one it took Las Vegas decades to make, evolving from a destination only suited for gaming customers, to an environment which still provides a safe and reputable gaming experience, but also offers a wide variety of activities, attractions and amenities for people of all...
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