The global entertainment company is committed to the humane treatment of animals and to reducing environmental impacts in its food supply chain; will publish its progress as it works to meet its goals
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) announced plans to expand its responsible sourcing program with a set a goals for eggs and chickens.
Under its cage-free & free-range egg and chicken policy, the Company has set a goal to source 100 percent of eggs (shell, liquid, and egg products) from cage-free sources throughout its global portfolio before 2030. In tandem, the Company has also committed to sourcing chickens from suppliers certified by Global Animal Partnership.
The new policy will be translated into native regional languages where MGM Resorts operates.
"The humane treatment of animals is something that is important to our guests and our company. As one of North America's largest independent restaurant operators, we see opportunity to use our size and scale to impact positive change across the supply chain," said Stacey Taylor, Senior Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer for MGM Resorts International. "We look forward to working closely with our suppliers and expanding our efforts each year."
This work is part of MGM's bold vision for social impact and sustainability, "Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet." Guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the Company set concrete goals that are woven into the business' strategic plans from sustainable business operations, to global supply chain networks and more.
More details about Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet can be found at https://www.mgmresorts.com/focused.
ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 30 unique hotel and destination gaming offerings including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. Expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, the company recently acquired the operations of Empire City Casino in New York and MGM Northfield Park. In 2018, MGM Resorts opened MGM Springfield in Massachusetts, MGM COTAI in Macau, and the first Bellagio-branded hotel in Shanghai. The 82,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information visit us at www.mgmresorts.com.
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