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Quick Environmental Facts

Transparency & Reporting

  • First to publish three annual sustainability reports in the casino-entertainment industry
  • Submitted three Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Responses
  • First in the industry to announce Carbon Inventory & EPA-Approved Reduction Goals
  • CodeGreen* Scorecard at all U.S. resorts collects environmental, employee and guest data to enable improved strategy and more comprehensive reporting

Global Leadership

  • Vice President of Sustainability elected to the board of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council Volunteerism & Philanthropy
  • Major HERO/CodeGreen volunteer partners and philanthropic beneficiaries include: Audubon Nature Institute of New Orleans, Clean the World, Dartmouth College "Big Green Bus," National Park Trust, The Nature Conservancy in Nevada

Commitment to Environmental Stewardship: Key Targets

  • Energy Conservation
    • Updated Target (2012): 20% reduction in fossil fuel use per air-conditioned square foot by 2015 from 2007 baseline
  • Carbon Emissions Reduction
    • Updated Target (2012): 40% reduction 2007-2025
  • Water Use
    • Updated Target (2012) 10% reduction per air-conditioned square foot 2008-2015

Commitment to Environmental Stewardship: Key Initiatives

  • LED-conversion initiative replaced 50,000 halogen bulbs throughout U.S. locations (2010-2012)
  • Raised nearly $6M for the nonprofit ONE DROP through inaugural World Series of Poker tournament The Big One for ONE DROP
  • Guests are educated in opportunities to reduce their environmental impacts, and surveyed for awareness and perceptions of Caesars' CodeGreen performance
  • More than 200 managers have received training and certification through Green Meetings & Events program
  • CodeGreen Scorecard collects data at all U.S. resorts on energy and water use, carbon emissions, solid waste/recycling, and employee and guest perceptions of CodeGreen initiatives
  • CodeGreen At Work and In the Home programs encourage creative environmental solutions

* Caesars Entertainment groups its environmental policies and initiatives under the term "CodeGreen."