Award winning Singapore icon to reduce carbon footprint
One of the world's most acclaimed and spectacular properties,
Marina Bay Sands in Singapore will be reducing its environmental
footprint after joining the international EarthCheck Benchmarking
and Certification program for environmental sustainability.
Marina Bay Sands Director of Sustainability - Property
Operations Mr Kevin Teng said the company is committed to
demonstrating environmental best practice across the property's
broad range of operations.
"Marina Bay Sands is an iconic property with an extensive array
of services and facilities and we continue to integrate
environmental sustainability throughout every facet of our business
and being seen as industry leaders in sustainability," said Mr
Teng. "Not only does this system enable us to compare our current
sustainability progress with our own branded "Sands ECO 360"
sustainability program, it also provides a framework for us to
continue to push the envelope when it comes to the improvement of
the sustainability performance of our building assets."
The waterfront Marina Bay Sands features a 2561-room hotel,
120,000 square metre convention/exhibition centre, 74,000 square
metres of retail, a museum, two large theatres over 60 restaurants
and dining establishments, two floating crystal pavilions and a
The Marina Bay Sands complex also features a 340 metre long
Sands SkyPark and a 150 metre infinity swimming pool set on top of
the world's largest public cantilevered platform.
EarthCheck CEO Stewart Moore said it was crucial for extensive
developments like Marina Bay Sands to recognise their
responsibility as tourism leaders and adopt best practices for
environmental, social and financial sustainability.
"Under the EarthCheck program, Marina Bay Sands will be taking a
scientific approach to benchmarking and are committed to report
their environmental footprint based on an internationally
recognised standard that follows the Agenda 21 principles for
sustainable development," said Mr Moore.
EarthCheck is the world's leading environmental benchmarking and
certification programme and has worked with over 1,300
organisations in more than 70 countries.
Marina Bay Sands is the second property in the Las Vegas Sands
group to join EarthCheck. The Venetian Macau joined last
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EarthCheck is owned and operated by Australian company EC3 Global. It is the world's leading
certifier of sustainable travel and tourism operations, with more
than 1300 clients in over 70 countries. EarthCheck responds
directly to the major environmental problems facing the planet,
including climate change, waste reduction and non-renewable
resource management. It provides benchmarking, certification and
performance improvement systems which helps asset owners and
managers identify where concealed risks may lie and take immediate