RECOGNITION & AWARDS

MGM Resorts International is honored when organizations recognize our Company’s efforts in diversity, philanthropy and environmental sustainability. We believe that these awards and certifications demonstrate our commitment to the environment and our future generations.

Corporate Social Responsibility

2016

  • America’s Best Large Employers of 2016 – Forbes Media
  • World’s Most Admired Companies – FORTUNE Magazine


2015

  • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces – Achievers
  • Global Gaming Awards:
    • Responsible Business of the Year
  • Trailblazers in Community Impact – Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award
  • Reputation Institute
    • America's Most Reputable Companies (No. 18)
    • U.S. Public Perception of Corporate Social Responsibility (No. 90)


Previous Years

2014

  • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces – Achievers
  • "Extraordinary Employer" – Department of Defense, Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve
  • Sustainable Workforce of the Year – Human Resource Officers Today Magazine
  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles – National Business Group on Health
  • Extraordinary Employer – Nevada Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve
  • PR News' CSR Awards:
    • Finalists:
      • CSR Professional of the Year (Jim Murren) – MGM Resorts International Chairman & CEO
      • Employee Relations – "Inspiring Our World: A Musical Journey"
      • CSR/Green Focus – "Inspiring Our World: A Musical Journey"
      • Distinguished Corporate Citizen Award – Michigan Congressional Black Caucus Delegation
  • "Top 100 Ideal Employers" for U.S. Business Students (No. 44) – Universum
  • Global Gaming Awards
    • Responsible Business of the Year
    • Land Based Operator
    • Bettering Communities, Women’s Leadership Conference Promotions
  • "Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles®" Award – National Business Group on Health
  • Sustainable Workforce of the Year Award – Michelle DiTondo, MGM Resorts International Senior Vice President – Human Resource Officers Today Magazine

2013

  • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces (No. 23) – Achievers
  • Overall Leader in CSR Practices – PR News CSR Awards
  • Finalist – Conde Nast Traveler Magazine’s "World Savers" Awards
  • Global Corporate Leadership Award – Sister Cities International
  • Top Diversity Employer – Hispanic Network Magazine
  • NASS Medallion Award for Philanthropy and Community Engagement – National Association of Secretaries of States'
  • Points of Light Award (Corporate Volunteer Program) – NV Volunteers, The Governor’s Commission on Service
  • "Top 100 Ideal Employers" for U.S. business students (No. 40) – Universum
  • "Top 100 Companies for MBA Students" (No. 86) – Universum
  • Responsible CEO of the Year – Jim Murren, MGM Resorts International Chairman & CEO – CR Magazine
  • Best Communications Campaign American Gaming, "Inspiring Our World: A Musical Journey" – American Gaming Association’s Communications Award

2012

  • 1921 Society Inductee – Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
  • Honoree (The MGM Resorts Foundation) – Easter Seals of Nevada
  • Corporate Donor of the Year (The MGM Resorts Foundation) – Nevada Children’s Center

Diversity & Inclusion

2016

  • Employer of Choice for High-Achieving Pan-Asian Millennials Award – National Association of Asian MBAs and The National Society of High School Scholars
  • Top Corporation for LGBT Economic Empowerment – Affinity Inc. Magazine
  • Top 10 Regional Companies (No. 5) – DiversityInc
  • America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises – Women’s Business Enterprise National Council


2015

  • Employer of Choice for High-Achieving Pan-Asian Millennials Award – National Association of Asian MBAs and The National Society of High School Scholars
  • Joint Corporate Responsibility Council Honors Award (No. 20) – Association of Employee Resource Groups & Councils
  • 40 Best Companies for Diversity Award – BlackEnterprise Magazine
  • Top 10 Regional Companies (No. 4) – DiversityInc
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Las Vegas
    • Most Unique, Best Community Float
    • Best Overall Entry, "Dream Machine"
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – Human Rights Campaign Foundation
  • Las Vegas PRIDE Night
    • Best LGBT Community Supporter
    • Best Overall Float
  • Most Influential Black Lawyers – Phyllis A. James, MGM Resorts International Executive Vice President, Special Counsel for Litigation and Chief Diversity Officer – Savoy Magazine
  • Corporation of Distinction – The Señoras of Excellence Señores of Distinction 10th Anniversary Awards Gala
  • Million Dollar Club Member for Leading Brand in Supplier Diversity – United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Corporate Game Changer for Board Parity – Women's Forum of New York
  • America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises – Women’s Business Enterprise National Council


Previous Years

2014

  • Mosaic Award for Workforce Inclusion, "Inspiring Our World: A Musical Journey" – American Advertising Federation
  • The Employee Resource Group & Council Honors Award (No. 16) – Association of Employee Resource Groups & Councils
  • 40 Best Companies for Diversity Award, Employee Base, Senior Management and Board of Directors (No. 8) – Black Enterprise
  • Top 10 Regional Companies (No. 1) – DiversityInc
  • Best Companies for Diversity (No. 16) – Hispanic Business Media
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – Human Rights Campaign Foundation
  • America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises – Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

2013

  • Top 25 U.S. Diversity Council Groups, Bellagio – The Association of Employee Resource Groups & Councils
  • Top 10 Companies for Latinos (No. 8) – DiversityInc
  • Top 10 Regional Companies (No. 1) – DiversityInc
  • 50 Best Companies for Latina to Work for in the US, Honorable Mention – LATINAStyle Magazine
  • Best Companies for Diversity (No. 22) – Hispanic Business
  • Corporation of the Year – Women's Business Enterprise Council, West Region
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – Human Rights Campaign Foundation
  • Top 50 Companies for Diversity & Inclusion (No. 30) – UPTOWN Professional Magazine
  • CEO Leadership in Action Award, Jim Murren, MGM Resorts International Chairman & CEO Profiles inDiversity Journal Magazine

2012

  • 25 Noteworthy Companies for Diversity – DiversityInc
  • Top 10 Companies for Latinos – DiversityInc
  • 40 Best Companies for Diversity – Black EnterpriseMagazine
  • 50 Best Companies for Latina Employees – LATINA StyleMagazine
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – Human Rights Campaign Foundation
  • 2012 Best Companies for Diversity – HispanicBusiness Media
  • Americanism Award, Jim Murren, MGM Resorts International Chairman & CEO – Anti-Defamation League, Nevada Chapter
  • Best Annual Report , Finalist – American Gaming Association Gaming Voice Awards
  • Top 25 U.S. Diversity Council Groups – Association of Diversity Councils
    • Bellagio (No. 17)
    • MGM Grand (No. 19)
  • Corporation of the Year Finalist – Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce
  • Top 50 Employers List – Equal Opportunity Magazine
  • Best Overall Float and Best Overall Entry – Las Vegas Pride Parade

Corporate Philanthropy

2016

  • Hospitality Partner of the Year – Goodwill of Southern Nevada


2015

  • The Civic 50’s Most Community-Minded Companies in America – Points of Light
  • Corporate Partner of the Year Award (Beau Rivage) – American Red Cross Southeast Mississippi
  • Community Achievement Award – Nevada Broadcasters Association


Previous Years

2014

  • Goodwill of Southern Nevada
    • Hospitality Partner of the Year (MGM Resorts International)
    • Community Partner of the Year (Bellagio)
  • Service Above Self Award – Las Vegas Rotary Club
  • Appreciation Award – Epicurean Charitable Foundation
  • Foundation of the Year – Vegas Inc's Angel Awards

Environmental Sustainability

2016

  • "5 Green Keys" (ARIA Resort & Casino) – Green Key Global
  • Largest Portfolio-Wide Energy Savings – The Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Awards
  • LEED Gold Certification (The Park) – U.S. Green Building Council Nevada Chapter
  • Water Hero Award – Water Conservation Coalition
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Beau Rivage, Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand, New York-New York, ARIA, Gold Strike, The Mirage, Delano, The Signature, Skylofts, MGM Grand Detroit, Vdara, and China properties MGM Grand Sanya and MGM Macau


2015

  • 3-Star Green Restaurant Certification (Café Bellagio) – Green Restaurant Association
  • Green Award Winner Hotel Casino Category – Las Vegas Business Press
  • Business Excellence Award, Trailblazer Category – Las Vegas Metro of Commerce
  • Top 100 Most Environmentally Responsible Companies (No. 112) – Newsweek Magazine's Green Rankings
  • Food Recovery Challenge Award – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Best Environmental Stewardship, Finalist – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation


Previous Years

2014

  • Energy Project of the Year Award – AEE Region V Renewable
  • "Galaxy" Award – Alliance to Save Energy Stars of Energy Efficiency
  • Renewable Energy Project of the Year Award – Association of Energy Engineers
  • "5 Green Keys" (Vdara Hotel & Spa ) – Green Key Meetings
  • Top 100 Most Environmentally Responsible Companies (No. 82) – Newsweek Magazine's Green Rankings
  • The Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Awards
    • Highest Absolute Annual Savings in a Retrofit at a Single Parking Structure (MGM Grand Detroit)
    • Largest Percentage of Facilities Upgraded (MGM Resorts International)
  • TripAdvisor’s "GreenLeaders" Award
    • Platinum Level: ARIA Resort & Casino and Vdara Hotel & Spa
    • Gold Level: MGM Grand Las Vegas, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York
    • Silver Level: Excalibur, Luxor, Gold Srike, Beau Rivage
    • Bronze Level: Circus Circus Las Vegas
  • Food Recovery Challenge Award – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

2013

  • Las Vegas Business Press "Best Green Practices: Campaign"
  • TripAdvisor’s "GreenLeaders" Award
    • Platinum Level: ARIA Resort & Casino and Vdara Hotel & Spa
    • Gold Level: MGM Grand Las Vegas, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York
    • Silver Level: Excalibur, Luxor, Gold Srike, Beau Rivage
    • Bronze Level: Circus Circus Las Vegas

2012

  • "5 Green Keys" – Green Key Global
    • Bellagio Resort & Casino, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    • ARIA Resort & Casino, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    • Mandalay Bay Resort, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    • MGM Grand Las Vegas

2011

  • Business Leadership Recycling Award – American Forest & Paper Association
  • 500 Most Environmentally Friendly Companies (No.157) – Newsweek Magazine
  • U.S. Green Building Council Nevada Chapter Awards
    • "Exceptional Leadership and Advocacy – LEED Project" (CityCenter)
    • "Organizational Excellence"

2010

  • Earth-Minded Award (ARIA Hotel & Casino) – The American Society of Interior Designers and Hospitality Design Magazine 500 Most Environmentally Friendly Companies (No.174) – Newsweek Magazine
  • Best Green Owner – Las Vegas Business Press

2009

  • "Friend of Glass" Recycling Award – The Glass Packaging Institute
  • "Best Commercial Project" (CityCenter) – Forest Stewardship Council Award

2006

  • Water Hero Award – Southern Nevada Water Authority