Green Advantage

Green Advantage

MGM Resorts International’s strategic plan for environmental responsibility is designed to reduce our consumption of the planet’s limited resources. Through our comprehensive sustainability platform, the Green Advantage, we are able to integrate environmentally responsible practices which effectively lower the carbon footprint of our operations, including our resorts, restaurants, retail spaces, meetings and conventions.

To achieve our sustainability goals, Green Advantage focuses our efforts on five core areas that drive our continuous improvements and positive environmental impact: Energy & Water Conservation, Green Building, Recycling & Waste Management, Sustainable Supply Chain and Outreach & Education.

Content from this campaign

MGM Resorts' New Solar Array Pushing Las Vegas in a More Sustainable Direction
by Leon Kaye With its ongoing water struggles, the vast amounts of energy and resources going toward recreating cities such as Paris and Venice, and its bawdy reputation as a party town, sustainability is the last topic that comes to mind when thinking...
Oct 29, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Cindy Ortega Named One of the 10 Most Powerful Women in Sustainability
By Joann Plockova As chief sustainability officer and senior vice president of the corporate sustainability division of MGM Resorts International, Cindy Ortega takes a whole-systems approach to sustainability. Her varied background—something she says is a commonality among...
Oct 27, 2014 9:00 AM ET
The 10 Most Powerful Women in Sustainability
Introduction by Liz Davey The challenge of sustainability has opened new opportunities in fields long filled by men. Some jobs are completely new; others require new approaches to old tasks. The recipients of the inaugural Women in Sustainability Leadership...
Oct 24, 2014 3:00 PM ET
MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy Celebrate the Installation of the World’s Largest Convention Center Solar Array
LAS VEGAS, October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced the completed installation of the world’s largest rooftop solar array on a convention center. Covering approximately 20 acres atop the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the 6.4 megawatt (MW dc) [5.0 megawatt ac (MW ac)] photovoltaic array will produce enough...
Oct 23, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Fact or Fiction: The Environmental Impact of Travel
Mediaplanet: Why is it important to think about the environment when planning your vacation? Cindy Ortega: The reason why it’s important to think about the environment while you’re taking a vacation is because it’s important to think about the...
Sep 25, 2014 7:00 AM ET