MGM Resorts International Recognized for Ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practices
Company Named a Finalist in Three Categories for PR News' CSR Awards: CSR Professional of the Year, Employee Relations, and CSR/Green Event
Las Vegas, March 5, 2014 — MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been named a finalist for three prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards given annually by PR News.
The publication, which honors leading CSR and green campaigns nationally, has recognized MGM Resorts' Chairman and CEO, Jim Murren, as a finalist for CSR Professional of the Year.
Additionally, "Inspiring Our World," the innovative Vegas-style production designed to convey the company's culture, core values and commitment to CSR to its 62,000 employees, was named a finalist for Employee Relations as well as CSR/Green Event. Other finalists in these award categories include NBCUniversal, Sprint and Viacom. Winners will be named at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on April 7, 2014.
"We are more than a corporate fixture in the communities in which we operate — we insist on being a vital, contributing member," said Murren. "The health of the communities that host us is tightly linked with the ongoing success of our company. This honor is a celebration of all that our employees have accomplished."
Finalists for the PR News CSR Awards were chosen by an expert panel that evaluated entries submitted by organizations participating in the award competition. The judging criterion included: creativity, innovation, sound planning, implementation and outcomes. Furthermore, organizations were judged based on the alignment of their programs with their strategic objectives, and on proven successes.
MGM Resorts has shown a longstanding commitment to the fundamental principles of social responsibility. The three major initiatives comprising MGM Resorts' social responsibility efforts are: Diversity & Inclusion, Philanthropy & Community Engagement, and Environmental Sustainability. Program highlights include:
Diversity & Inclusion
Philanthropy & Community Engagement
For more information about MGM Resorts International's commitment to social responsibility, please visit: http://mgmresorts.com/csr/.
About MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a peerless portfolio of destination resort brands, including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. In addition to its 51% interest in MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino, the Company has significant holdings in gaming, hospitality and entertainment, owns and operates 15 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has 50% investments in three other properties in Nevada and Illinois. One of those investments is CityCenter, an unprecedented urban resort destination on the Las Vegas Strip featuring its centerpiece ARIA Resort & Casino. Leveraging MGM Resorts' unmatched amenities, the M life loyalty program delivers one-of-a-kind experiences, insider privileges and personalized rewards for guests at the Company's renowned properties nationwide. Through its hospitality management subsidiary, the Company holds a growing number of development and management agreements for casino and non-casino resort projects around the world. MGM Resorts International supports responsible gaming and has implemented the American Gaming Association's Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming at its gaming properties. The Company has been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for its industry-leading Diversity Initiative, its community philanthropy programs and the Company's commitment to sustainable development and operations.
For more information about the company please visit www.mgmresorts.com