OUR STRATEGY

Sands China is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, committed to our people, our communities and our planet.

PEOPLE

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

Drive excellence and opportunity for advancement

SME SUPPORT

Promote, build capacity and source from local SMEs

HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELLBEING

Protect physical security and promote overall wellness

RESPONSIBLE GAMING AND BUSINESS PRACTICES

Provide responsible gaming and human rights safeguards and ensure ethical business practices

COMMUNITIES

SHELTER, FOOD AND SERVICES

Address social issues and underserved populations

DISASTER RELIEF AND PREPAREDNESS

Support community preparedness and response

CAPACITY BUILDING

Invest in and promote local businesses, SMEs and nonprofits

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

Support a strong and diverse local workforce

CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE

Preserve local assets and help attract sustainable tourism

PLANET

ENERGY

Promote energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions

WATER

Implement conservation and reclaimed water usage

WASTE

Reduce, recycle, divert and donate unused products and materials

PROCUREMENT

Promote sustainable product purchases and disposable alternatives

FOOD

Offer sustainable food and ensure efficient restaurant design

TRANSPORTATION

Explore advanced technologies and route optimization

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT AND MATERIALITY

Understanding stakeholder expectations and capturing feedback for our corporate responsibility initiatives is one of the most important elements in developing our strategy.

To begin the 2021-2025 reporting cycle, we are undertaking materiality assessment to re-evaluate both our Sands ECO360 global environmental and Sands Cares community engagement programs as part of a global review.

Our approach to materiality

SANDS CHINA’S MATERIAL TOPICS

DESKTOP
RESEARCH

We reviewed publicly available information to identify which topics are considered material by Peers, Industry Associations, Investor Ratings Agencies, and identify any new or emerging topics.

HIGHLY RELEVANT & ADDITIONAL TOPICS

STAKEHOLDER
ENGAGEMENT

Through a third party we conducted surveys and interviews with MICE Clients, Suppliers, NGOs, Academia to understand stakeholder perspectives on environmental, social and governance issues identified as material by SCL and desktop research.

HIGHLY RELEVANT & ADDITIONAL TOPICS

MEDIA SCAN

A third party analysed the prevalence of a list of issues identified as potentially material for SCL, including sentiment on these issues, in more than 18,000 articles. The aim being to understand broader perspectives on environmental, social and governance

Our most recent materiality matrix is available in our 2019 Sustainability Report (pages 32-33).