Las Vegas Sands has been recognised by the S&P Dow Jones Indices for its performance in environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts, the only IR company to make it into the index in North America.
In 2019, Sands made significant performance improvements in human rights, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, and operational eco-efficiency, according to SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) results. The SAM CSA results, derived from financially material ESG factors, alongside S&P DJI’s robust index methodology, form the basis of construction and maintenance of the entire DJSI series.
“Sands is driven by delivering strong returns to all of the stakeholders we serve, and inclusion in the DJSI affirms the emphasis we place on positive business impact and good corporate citizenship,” said Robert Goldstein, president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands. “Our leadership among integrated resort companies and inclusion with this outstanding group of peers is an accomplishment that is highly valued in our company and continues to drive our continued focus on environmental, social and governance issues.”
The DJSI was the first global index to track the largest and leading sustainability-driven publicly listed companies.
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