2011-2012 Environmental Sustainability Report Builds Strong Foundation For Caesars Entertainment CodeGreen Efforts In 2013

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2011-2012 Environmental Sustainability Report Builds Strong Foundation For Caesars Entertainment CodeGreen Efforts In 2013

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 8:00am

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LAS VEGAS, February 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Caesars Entertainment Corporation released its 2011-2012 Sustainability report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative specifications, earmarking its progress and increased notoriety among sustainability professionals and regulators.

During the past 18 months, the company’s comprehensive sustainability strategy, CodeGreen, has effectively addressed the way the company approaches energy conservation, carbon emissions, renewable energy, use of alternative fuels, water use and waste diversion practices. With large-scale investments in organizational capacity building, Caesars is well positioned to fulfill its next-stage CodeGreen strategy focused on low carbon and meet its long term environmental targets that include:

Energy Conservation

  • Long Term Target: 20 percent reduction 2007-2015 fossil fuel use per air-conditioned square foot
  • Short Term Target: On track for 40 percent reduction 2007-2025 in fossil fuel use per air-conditioned square foot

Carbon Emissions Reduction

  • Long Term Target: 40 percent reduction 2007-2025
  • Short Term Target: On track to achieve 10 percent reduction 2007-2013

Water Use

  • Long Term Target: 10 percent reduction 2008-2015 per air-conditioned square foot
  • Short Term Target: On track to achieve 15 percent reduction per air-conditioned square foot 2008-2020

The company’s efforts to align its business practices with charitable giving and employee volunteerism have expanded its ability to address social issues such as safe access to clean water and hygiene products. With its CEO Gary Loveman, the company has increased its support around programs and policies such as contests, awards programs and green leadership initiatives that encourage employees to be sustainable leaders regardless of their role or location.

This innovative approach has earned the company more than 50 prestigious awards and certifications including the Silver IMEX/Green Meetings Industry Council award and Travelife Gold Certifications for three of its U.S. properties in 2012.

To download the complete 2011-2012 Environmental Sustainability Report visit www.caesars.com/codegreen.   



Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's most geographically diversified casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 75 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now operates casinos on four continents. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Harrah's®, Caesars® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars also owns the World Series of Poker® and the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment.  For more information, please visit www.caesars.com.



Caesars Entertainment believes that the problems facing the planet demand real action today. The company’s CodeGreen initiative provides tangible low-carbon solutions to reduce water, energy and waste consumption at all Caesars resorts. CodeGreen enhances the first-class experience of Caesars Entertainment guests, creating healthier, cleaner communities around the world. More than 200 Caesars Entertainment employees have completed Caesars’ CodeGreen Meetings & Events Certification training program.

CodeGreen has won more than 50 prestigious environmental awards and certifications, including the Silver IMEX Green Supplier Award and several Travelife Gold property certifications. For further information on CodeGreen and to view Caesars Entertainment’s sustainability report visit www.caesars.com/codegreen or visit the CodeGreen blog at www.codegreen.harrahsblogs.com. Be a part of the conversation on Twitter by following @cetcodegreen (#caesarscodegreen), and liking us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CaesarsEntertainmentCodeGreen.



Elise Timothy
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