Our Targets

Our Sands ECO360 sustainability strategy and targets are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, addressing our largest environmental impacts and our most significant opportunities.

Canton, The Venetian Macao
energy
Our resorts make up tens of millions of square feet of building space that require energy to cool down and light up.
2020 TARGETS1 (SBT2)
6%
Reduction for resort operations emissions
6%
Reduction for ferry operations emissions
PROGRESS TO DATE
1.4%
Reduction for resort operations
10.1%
Increase for ferry operations
Sands Macao
water
Water is an integral part of the experience we create for our guests. Exquisite pools and spas, lush landscapes, and elegant fountains create a refined ambiance at our resorts.
2020 TARGETS1
3%
Reduction per square foot3
PROGRESS TO DATE
5.3%
Reduction per square foot
waste
We host thousands of guests and visitors in our resorts each day. We proactively manage our waste footprint by targeting key areas where we can reduce, reuse, and recycle.
2020 TARGETS1
5%
Increase in the diversion rate
PROGRESS TO DATE
0.4%
Decrease in the diversion rate
Notes
  1. Targets use a 2015 baseline
  2. Science Based Target
  3. Reduction per gross square footage includes both conditioned and non-conditioned space to account for outdoor landscaped areas
SANDS ECO360 ACTIONS
168,072
actions achieved in 2018
496,298
actions completed since 2015
500,000
targets
Ongoing measurement of our environmental performance ensures that we don’t lose sight of our goals. Although we may not always reach our milestones, we are committed to reporting on our progress to strengthen accountability.
Energy
Canton, The Venetian Macao

Our resorts make up tens of millions of square feet of building space that require energy to cool down and light up.

2020 TARGETS1 (SBT2)
6%
Reduction for resort operations emissions
6%
Reduction for ferry operations emissions
PROGRESS TO DATE
1.4%
Reduction for resort operations emissions
10.1%
Increase for ferry operations emissions
Notes
  1. Targets use a 2015 baseline
  2. Science Based Target
  3. Reduction per gross square footage includes both conditioned and non-conditioned space to account for outdoor landscaped areas
Water
Sands Macao

Water is an integral part of the experience we create for our guests. Exquisite pools and spas, lush landscapes, and elegant fountains create a refined ambiance at our resorts.

2020 TARGETS1
3%
Reduction per square foot3
PROGRESS TO DATE
5.3%
Reduction per square foot
Notes
  1. Targets use a 2015 baseline
  2. Science Based Target
  3. Reduction per gross square footage includes both conditioned and non-conditioned space to account for outdoor landscaped areas
Waste

We host thousands of guests and visitors in our resorts each day. We proactively manage our waste footprint by targeting key areas where we can reduce, reuse, and recycle.

2020 TARGETS1
5%
Increase in the diversion rate
PROGRESS TO DATE
0.4%
Decrease in the diversion rate
Notes
  1. Targets use a 2015 baseline
  2. Science Based Target
  3. Reduction per gross square footage includes both conditioned and non-conditioned space to account for outdoor landscaped areas
SANDS ECO360 ACTIONS
500,000 targets
496,298
actions completed since 2015
168,072
actions achieved in 2018
Ongoing measurement of our environmental performance ensures that we don’t lose sight of our goals. Although we may not always reach our milestones, we are committed to reporting on our progress to strengthen accountability.