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We’re doing a lot behind the scenes at MGM to reduce our impact on the environment and support the people that mean the most to us, including all our employees and community. Contributing to a better Macau through our arts and culture program is also an important aspect of our approach. Through this newsletter we will share our monthly sustainability highlights with you, and hope you will join us in our sustainability programs to help us Create a Better Tomorrow Today.



Turning Green to Gold: We’re doing a lot behind the scenes at MGM to reduce our impact on the environment and support the people that mean the most to us, including all our employees and community. Contributing to a better Macau through our arts and culture program is also an important aspect of our approach. Through this newsletter we will share our monthly sustainability highlights with you, and hope you will join us in our sustainability programs to help us Create a Better Tomorrow Today.


War against Waste: Did you know it takes a million years for a glass bottle to decompose? Or, that by 2050 it’s expected that there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish? Our Food and Beverage department is waging a war against waste. Last month, the Stewarding and Sustainability teams joined together to conduct a waste audit to find opportunities to cut waste and recycle more in our kitchens, outlets, pantries, employee dining room and break rooms.



Family Fun: On June 18, MGM joined in the Family Fun Day organized by the Woman’s General Association of Macau, to share fun moments with our loved ones and promote the importance of health and well-being, as well as work-life balance. The MGM Volunteer Team set up a basketball shooting game for parents and their children to shoot hoops together and win prizes.


 Supporting students in Macau towards their dream careers: At MGM, we are passionate about helping young people to prepare for their careers. From June 27 – July 1, MGM welcomed 48 students from the University of Macau, majoring in Convention and Hospitality Management (2nd year), to give an in-depth insight into the operations of a Forbes Five-Star hotel. MGM’s team members from Food and Beverage, Rooms, Housekeeping, Spa, Sales, and Sustainability, spent time with the students to give them a flavor of working in a hospitality environment. Understanding how important and daunting it can be to choose a future career, our HR team also delivered classes on developing interview skills, as well as how to choose a fulfilling career aligned to one’s strengths.


MGM Academy Internship Program: On July 8, we held a special graduation ceremony for 18 interns celebrating their completion of the 6-months internship program with MGM. These 18 interns, mainly locals, come from 3 local universities, namely Institute for Tourism, Macau University of Science and Technology, City University. At MGM, we provide comprehensive training for our interns and the 6 months curriculum provides extensive departmental training based on a department of their choice such as Rooms, Food & Beverage, Human Resources, for example. In addition to experiencing first-hand what it is like to work in a real world environment, their curriculum is enriched with basic management skills training, projects and career counselling.


This summer, we also welcomed students with disabilities from Escola Luso-Chinesa Tecnico-Profissional, Escola Secundaria Luso-Chinesa de Luis Gonzaga Gomes, and Escola Concordia Para Ensino Especial for a 3-week summer internship program, in collaboration with the Labour Affairs Bureau.

We are glad to contribute to the development of local talents and like to thank all our interns for their incredible contributions. We wish them all the best for their future studies.


SME business matching: On June 24, MGM arranged its 3rd quarterly business matching session with small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), this time focused on the creative industries and the food and beverage industry. Over 120 one-to-one appointments between MGM and Macau local SMEs were organized to discuss their product and service offerings.

Through these sessions to date we have welcomed over 550 local business owners to MGM, signing over 1,100 new deals with SMEs.



MGM China Most Honored by Institutional Investor:MGM has been recognized by the top financial publication Institutional Investor in the 2016 All-Asia Executive Team survey winning awards across the board including the “Most Honored Company” within the Gaming and Lodging sector and across all sectors in Asia, as well as “Best Investor Relations Company”. MGM also received awards for “Best CEO”, “Best CFO” and “Best Investor Relations Professional”, being awarded to our CEO, Mr. Grant Bowie, our CFO, Mr. Hubert Wang, and our VP of Investor Relations, Ms. Sidney Luk (respectively).

Supporting career mobility: We encourage all team members to follow their dreams and strive to support their journeys to greatness. Throughout June and July, we held our Cross-Departmental Internal Transfer Campaign to support team members interested in career changes and diversification through internal transfer opportunities to other positions within the Company, as well as for the planned opening of Cotai. We are delighted to have received several hundred applications from across the company, with interviews to begin soon.

MGM Movie Carnival 2016: This years’ Movie Carnival did not disappoint. 810 team members were chosen through lucky draw to enjoy special screenings of blockbuster hits, along with 1 family member or friend, including Independence Day: Resurgence, The Secret Life of Pets and Cold War II.

Welcoming students to experience Macau: On July 14, we welcomed over 40 students from Changzhou, in southern Jiangsu Province of China, to MGM as part of a cultural exchange to Macau to learn about our rich cultural heritage and share in the historical and vibrant highlights of our homeland. To round off their Macau stay, the students visited MGM to tour our property, and see our world-class leisure and tourism offerings, including the fish-feeding show inside the Aquarium, the Butterfly Garden at Grande Praça, and the Edgar Degas exhibition. A closing ceremony and dinner reception was held later in the evening at MGM, as well as an exhilarating lion dance performed by our own Junior Lion Dance Team.

By supporting this study tour, MGM provides a unique opportunity for the younger generation from the Mainland to experience Macau’s fascinating blend of cultures, as well as the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ mechanism. The students can also bring back their fond memories of their stay in Macau to their friends and families, sharing more widely on the beauty and uniqueness of our city.

Arts & Culture Community Tours: Since launching our Edgar Degas: Figures in Motion Exhibition in May, we have welcomed thousands of visitors that have come to see this unique cultural exhibition. Our motto is Art is Fun for Everyone, and to further spark the interest of the Arts in Macau, MGM has held many special art tours for schools, community associations and NGOs, reaching children as young as 3 years, to senior citizens in their 90s.

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Community Care Campaign

At MGM, giving back to the community of Macau is deeply rooted in our company philosophy. Our employees demonstrate throughout the year their passion, support and generosity by taking part in our on-going program of community initiatives, which focus on giving back to the youth, senior citizens and persons with disabilities in our local community, as well as supporting local arts and culture.

However, to raise maximum awareness and create positive impact, we also hold our annual Community Care Campaign, a 2-week campaign jam-packed with initiatives focused on spreading care and kindness to those in need. This year’s campaign has involved more than 250 MGM volunteers, including our senior management executives and our staff family members, to deliver more than 1,000 hours of their time to give back to over 580 members of our community.

Caring for the health of senior citizensCommunity Care Campaign

This year, we once again we teamed up with the Macau Association of Pharmacists of Chinese Medicine to hold a special Health Day for over 200 local senior citizens from four Caritas Macau Associations.

On July 21, we invited 20 medical practitioners to provide one-on-one health consultations, after which each person received a package of prescribed herbal teabags to help cool down during hot summer days.

Brightening up life with a new look and enjoying fun moments

Community Care CampaignOnce again our Golden Lion Volunteer Team transformed to become professional hairdressers to provide a haircutting service to the senior citizens in the Caritas Association, Centro de Dia “Brilho da Vida”. Having been tutored by the professional hairstylists from the Hair and Beauty Professionals Association of Macau, our volunteer hairdressers treated over 160 people to a new hairdo, with smiling faces throughout.

The Golden Lion Volunteer Team also put their renovation skills to the test to help refurbish and paint the schools walls at Jardins Dom Versiglia. Over a 10-day period, MGM further renovated the kitchens, bathrooms, halls, corridors and three student housing units in the dormitories at the local school.

MGM’s professional team of chefs also joined in the campaign to hold a fun culinary day for persons with disabilities fromCommunity Care CampaignFuhong Society and the Dawn Centre of the Macau Association of Parents of the Mentally Handicapped.

During the full-filled day, the MGM Grand Ballroom was filled with our chefs, volunteers, and culinary day participants, making a variety of tasty snacks whilst enjoying a series of performances and fun games.

The Volunteer Team also took part in a similarly fun-filled afternoon at the Rehabilitation Centre for the Blind, at Macau Holy House of Mercy Albergue, enjoying games, laughter and music together.

Toy and clothing donation drive

During the Campaign, a clothes and donation drive was also held at MGM’s back-of-house area to collect toys and clothes for the Macau Salvation Army and Fuhong Society. We are proud to have had over 1,000 items donated by our employees to those in need.