MGM Is the First Macau Enterprise to Win ‘Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award’
Jun 5, 2017
Mr. Tan Sri Dr Fong Chan Onn, Chairman of Enterprise Asia (left one), and Dato’ William Ng, President of Enterprise Asia (right one), present “Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award” to MGM.
The Forth Regional Corporate Social Responsibility Accolade in 2017
[June 5, 2017, Macau] MGM is proud to receive the “Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award” (AREA) from Enterprise Asia, being the first and only enterprise and integrated resort operator in Macau to have won this regional accolade since its inception in 2009. This is also the forth regional Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award that the Company received in the first half of 2017, further recognizing its corporate dedication to community responsibility initiatives.
This year’s Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award Ceremony took place in Bangkok, Thailand on June 2. The Award Ceremony brought together top industry leaders to celebrate outstanding achievements in the field of CSR, and to recognize Asian enterprises as being at the forefront of sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship. MGM is the winner for the “Investment in People” category with its “Unleashing Greatness – Employee Development and Employee Work-Life Balance” programs, demonstrating the Company’s leadership and excellence in creating an optimal work environment for its Golden Lion Team.
Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, said, “Great people are the true foundation of successful enterprises, and our deep belief in this has enabled us to earn four regional CSR awards in just a few months’ time. These honors renew our efforts in promoting the philosophy of work-life balance as well as caring for family and community among our team members. We will continue to motivate them to reach their full potential through a variety of training and development programs, while at the same time finding innovative ways to give back to the community.”
MGM garnered the “Outstanding Social Caring Organization Award” from Social Enterprise Research Institute of Hong Kong, and the “Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Award” from Mirror Post Hong Kong in February and April respectively. Not long after, MGM was awarded “Outstanding Contribution in the Field of CSR” at the Asia Gaming Awards Ceremony on May 16, recognizing its on-going commitment to the local community, its employees and the environment. This also makes the Company the first winner to achieve such recognition.
In 2016, MGM and its team served the Macau community in numerous ways: The Volunteer Team completed a new record of more than 6,400 hours of community service through 95 community events. For its staff of approximately 6,000, MGM provided more than 268,900 training hours and hosted a variety of teambuilding initiatives.
MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and is developing a second resort, MGM COTAI which is expected to more than double our presence in Macau.
MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on prime waterfront on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.
Expected to open in Q4 of 2017, MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it plans to offer approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI will offer Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first private sector project ever to achieve the China Green Building (Macau) Design Label Certification.
MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.
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