Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Denise Chen, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about some of the initiatives the group’s integrated resorts are taking to reduce their impact on the environment. She explains that what’s good for the planet can also pay off on the bottom line.
The Macau gaming industry is responsible for 62 percent of the territory's carbon emissions, according to a university study indication emissions have been rising sharply.
Melco Resorts & Entertainment said it had won four accolades for its energy conservation efforts at by Macau Energy Saving Activity 2020.
The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
The social and economic impact of the coronavirus should not be understated, however, there is a lesser known victim of the coronavirus that hasn’t received as much media attention over the last year - our environment.
Melco Resorts & Entertainment's Studio City Phase 2 has been shortlisted for a BREEAM award, an international prize recognizing excellence in sustainable building design. The resort is in the category Regional Award Asia.
Earlier this year, Frederic Winckler, an Exec VP/Chief Marketing & Brand Officer at Melco Resorts & Entertainment talked about sustainability as one of three key focuses for the integrated resort operator over the coming years.
Wynn Resorts and Nordaq have pioneered the installation of the Nordaq 2000 Refilling System, which is able to meet demand for bottled water in integrated resorts. Wynn says it's the first in Macau to adopt such a system.
Australia's Star Entertainment has won an award for the world's most sustainable gaming and casino operator at an event in London. The Industry Community Awards ceremony was hosted digitally and gave recognition to casino and gaming companies from around the globe.
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