Jan. 21, 2013
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the world's largest gaming company with $8.83 billion in revenue in 2011, has been recognized for commendable environmental sustainability practices.
Two of the company's casinos on Lake Tahoe, Harrah's Lake Tahoe Casino and Harveys Lake Tahoe Casino, have received the prestigious Gold Certification from Travelife, a certification system dedicated to achieving sustainable practices within the tourism industry.
Caesars Entertainment, which was known as Harrah's Entertainment until 2010 and whose brands include Caesars, Harrah's, Horseshoe, Flamingo, and Planet Hollywood, launched 'CodeGreen,' its comprehensive sustainability program, in 2004.
Harry Stevens is a freelance reporter covering climate change, corporate social responsibility, social enterprise, and sustainable finance. Harry has contributed to several media outlets, including Justmeans, GreenBiz, SocialEarth, and Sustainablog. You can followHarry on Twitter: @Harry_Stevens