Social Responsibility

Corporate Headquarters 

We are committed to the health, safety and well‐being of our employees, suppliers, partners and local communities in which we live and work. Accordingly:

  • We provide workplaces that encourage and facilitate diversity, equal opportunities, personal and professional development, optimal performance and employee engagement.
  • We are committed to a diverse workplace, including gender equality and support of minority groups, with a strong collaborative culture. 29% of our Board of Directors is comprised of female members, 47% of our corporate employees are female and 25% of our named executive officers are female. In addition, 29% of our corporate employees identify as a member of an ethnic and/or racial minority group. We are an equal opportunity employer.
  • We regularly conduct trainings to educate our employees on various issues, including sexual harassment and diversity. We partner with an unaffiliated vendor to monitor a confidential and secure online and telephonic reporting structure whereby our employees may report, among other things, any issues with discrimination. In addition, our Code of Business Conduct expressly sets forth that discrimination of any kind will not tolerated.
  • As a team, we participate in community volunteer days each year with local organizations that align with our corporate citizenship goals.
  • We encourage and support our employees who involve themselves in public and charitable service.
  • We are committed to supporting the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons.
  • We aim to build long-term relationships with our suppliers and support small and local businesses.
  • We aim to work together with local organizations and charities and create partnerships that are aligned with our business values.
  • We aim to work with suppliers and advisors who:
    • Share our goals and values with respect to social responsibility.
    • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including employment, wage and hour, health and safety, gaming, environmental, immigration, tax, anti-bribery, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering.
    • Institute and enforce policies prohibiting unlawful harassment and discrimination and provide mechanisms for reporting policy violations.
    • Neither condone nor support, directly or indirectly, human trafficking, abusive, or illegal labor activity.
    • Support diversity and inclusion initiatives, incorporating women, minorities, veterans, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons.

Our Tenants

Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Caesars Entertainment places great importance on corporate social responsibility through its People Planet Play framework.  Caesars is committed to the well-being of its guests, team members, and communities, as well as to caring for the planet we call home. Some of the highlights of the Caesars Entertainment’s 8th Annual Citizenship Report include:

  • People: 44% of managers were women; 37% were minorities.
  • Planet: One of only 30 companies designated a triple A rating in three Carbon Disclosure Project rankings.
  • Play: Leader in Responsible Gaming, conducting over 65,000 hours of Responsible Gaming training in 2016.

Caesars Entertainment is committed to acting with integrity and care for their colleagues, communities and the environment.

Penn National Gaming

Penn National Gaming is committed to being a good corporate citizen in each of the communities in which it operates. The company funds programs and projects through its properties and the Penn National Gaming Foundation.

The Penn National Gaming Foundation, a 501(c)3 private foundation, was launched in 2005 by Penn National Gaming, Inc. in the wake of Hurricane Katrina to assist the nearly 2,000 Penn National employees impacted by the storm. The Foundation awarded over $1.4 million in grants for immediate needs such as food, water, clothing, shelter and medical needs.

The Foundation also supported relief efforts across the Gulf Coast through donations to organizations such as Hope Haven Shelter in Bay St. Louis, the MS Law Enforcement and Firefighter Katrina Relief Fund, KaBOOM! and its efforts to rebuild playgrounds on the Coast, and the Gulf Coast-area Salvation Army.

The Penn National Gaming Foundation supports numerous local non-profit organizations in the communities in which Penn National operates, focusing on projects that promote community development, education, human services, cultural affairs and diversity, and health services.