The report reflects the strong corporate values and core behaviors that govern
Wynn Resorts'quick and comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including closing its North American operations prior to government mandates in an effort to slow community spread of the coronavirus, and investing more than $250 millionin paying 15,000 employees their wages, tips, and benefits throughout the closure to help eliminate worry and preserve the Company's culture.
Among other actions detailed in the report, Wynn also procured and donated more than
$3 millionworth of financial aid, food, hygiene supplies, and personal protective equipment to dozens of health care facilities and nonprofits; developed the Wynn Resorts Health & Safetyprogram in consultation with leading public health medical professionals, which has become the gold standard in the hospitality industry; and provided no-cost COVID-19 testing for all Las Vegasemployees. Encore Boston Harboropened with LEED Platinum certification, and is the first resort in the world to achieve 100 percent renewable energy status by combining on-site power generation, battery storage, and the purchase of renewable energy credits. The heart of this innovative approach is a self-contained microgrid capable of storing unused electricity produced on-site for peak demand. The system significantly reduces the resort's reliance on the regional electric grid, and paves the way for low-carbon energy storage solutions in Massachusetts. Wynn Las Vegasranked 9th on the list of top corporate solar installations in the U.S.according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. Wynn was the only integrated resort to rank as a leading user of solar energy. Wynn Las Vegasdebuted an eco-friendly 430,000-square-foot convention space expansion, and introduced the city's first Zero Carbon, Zero Waste Event service that ensures the most sustainable meeting or convention possible. The service pairs Wynn's sustainability experts with client event managers to reduce environmental impact across key areas including zero carbon energy offsetting, zero waste recycling, regional food sourcing, aluminum water bottle use, single-use plastic abatement, and event materials upcycling. Wynn is the only resort able to offer zero carbon offsetting in Las Vegas. Wynn Las Vegasearned "Great Place To Work" certification by the independent analysts at Great Place To Work®, the global authority on evaluating corporate culture and employee fulfillment, in recognition of its best-in-class professional development initiatives, educational opportunities, and employee benefits. Wynn Resortsdonated more than $20 millionto philanthropic causes in its home communities in support of education programs, cultural enrichment, community development, at-risk youth, and much more. Inclusive of the Company match, Wynn Resortsemployees also raised more than $1.1 millionin donations, and volunteered more than 65,000 hours of time to charitable causes.
- Introduction of several new employee programs to foster a more diverse and inclusive workplace, including training 12,000 employees on unconscious biases, and the creation of two new employee councils that advocate for the LGBTQ and Veteran's communities. Also in 2019,
Wynn ResortsCEO Matt Maddoxjoined a coalition of more than 800 like-minded CEOs signing on to the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Pledge that prioritizes diversity and inclusion as a workplace imperative.
The full report is available at www.WynnResponsibility.com, the Company's new ESG-focused website that improves the scope, transparency, and timeliness of publicly available ESG data from
Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,748 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 194,000 square feet of casino space, 22 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 560,000 rentable square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 160,000 square feet of retail space as well as two showrooms, two nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities.
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