- Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) Publishes 2010-2011 Sustainability Report

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The report covers calendar 2010 and the first half of 2011. It is both the company's and the casino-entertainment and hospitality industry's second such report
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) February 21, 2012 - Caesars Entertainment’s 2010-2011 Sustainability Report covers calendar 2010 and the first half of 2011. It is both the company’s and the casino-entertainment and hospitality industry’s second such report. 

Environment: One report highlight is an updated CodeGreen (environmental) strategy that produced new two- to five-year targets for energy conservation, renewables, water consumption, waste diversion, supply chain, and guest and employee perceptions of Caesars’ CodeGreen performance. Other highlights: 

• On track to meet 2010 target to reduce absolute carbon emissions by 10 percent 2007-2013

• Created Green Meetings & Events certificate program, graduating more than 200 managers

• Joined and played active role in UN Global Sustainability Tourism Council

• Launched replacement of 65,000 halogen bulbs with LED lighting that requires less than 10 percent of the electricity

• Awards include: EPA WasteWise Gold Achievement (2 resorts), Virgin Holidays "Partner in Sustainability," Travelocity Green Hotel Certification (7 resorts)  

Employee Wellness: Caesars re-envisioned its health benefits to provide on-site wellness services and incentives for employees to become healthier. By June 2011 more than 77% of employees had enrolled, and more than 1,000 had been alerted to diabetes, cancer, cardiac and other chronic conditions, allowing them to begin monitoring and wellness activities. 

Communities: Caesars staff recycled more than 61,000 pounds of hotel soap and 43,000 pounds of bottled amenities for the nonprofit Clean the World, which sanitizes and distributes them to developing countries and low-income communities in the United States to combat illnesses preventable through proper hygiene. 

To download Caesars Entertainment’s 2010-2011 Sustainability Report, please go to:

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Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world’s most geographically diversified casino-entertainment and hospitality company, with 70,000 employees, 52 resorts, 40,000 hotel rooms, 1.5 million square feet of convention space, and operations in seven countries. Revenues in 2010 were $8.8 billion.