This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

MGM Resorts International Ranked One Of The Top 100 Greenest Companies By Newsweek Magazine

LAS VEGAS, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been listed among Newsweek Magazine's 100 most environmentally responsible companies in the United States, making it the third highest-ranked company in the hospitality industry. MGM Resorts earned the 82 nd spot on the list, up from 122 in 2012.

"Providing our guests with destinations that are mindful of their environmental impact and proactively driving change in business operations, goes hand-in-hand with our promise to deliver superior guest service," said Cindy Ortega, Chief Sustainability Office for MGM Resorts. "These results demonstrate that a greener business is a better business and we are a proud leader in implementing sustainable practices."

The Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the world's largest publicly-traded companies using eight metrics that provide a transparent measurement of overall corporate environmental performance. The eight main factors considered included carbon, energy, water, waste, and the extent to which internal governance is geared towards sustainability.

"What we're seeing more and more is a direct link between corporate sustainability, reputation, and financial success," said Elijah Wolfson, senior editor at Newsweek. "Many of the world's largest public companies have begun to recognize that in order to be successful moving forward, they need to openly account for their environmental impact. The goal of Newsweek's Green Rankings is to add to and push for this type of accountability."

To assess companies on corporate reputation and environmental risks and litigation, Corporate Knights Capital partnered with RepRisk, the leading business intelligence provider on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks. To view the full 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings List, visit: http://www.newsweek.com/green/americas-greenest-companies-2014.

Green Rankings were created in 2009. MGM Resorts moved from #174 overall in 2010 to #157 overall in 2011 to #122 overall in 2012.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,024.06 +183.54 1.03%
S&P 500 2,108.29 +22.78 1.09%
NASDAQ 5,005.3910 +63.9670 1.29%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs