LAS VEGAS—(June 8, 2015)—Wynn Resorts, Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN) was ranked number 100 out of 500 companies on Newsweek Magazine’s 2015 list of “Top Green Companies in the U.S.” The ranking is based on research by Corporate Knights Capital and HIP (Human Impact + Profit) Investor Inc. and considers eight environmental performance indicators, including Energy Productivity, Water Productivity and Carbon Productivity, among others.
The company remains committed to environmental stewardship while still remaining uncompromised on guest experience and service. This year’s rank showcases that commitment representing a significant leap from the previous ranking of 344 in 2014.
Wynn Las Vegas and Encore are Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) equivalent certified resorts, a designation given by the U.S. Green Building Council, and are dedicated to sustainability by implementing unique recycling, energy efficiency and water conservation programs.
“Environmental sustainability is an important part of our long-term success as a company,” said Maurice Wooden, president of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. “We continue to challenge ourselves to improve our efficiency by regularly testing our programs, identifying areas for improvement and implementing innovative methods to maintain the integrity of our environment and our resort.”
“Top Green Companies in the U.S.” highlights the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States by market capitalization as determined by Bloomberg as of March 4, 2015. For more information about Newsweek Magazine’s
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