Company Named a Finalist in Three Categories for PR News’ CSR Awards: CSR Professional of the Year, Employee Relations, and CSR/Green Event
Submitted by: MGM Resorts International
Posted: Mar 05, 2014 – 03:11 PM EST
LAS VEGAS, Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - 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
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company also owns 51% of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino and is in the process of developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50% of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort and Casino. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company’s website at www.mgmresorts.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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