IGT Releases Its 12th Annual Sustainability Report

Staff Writer Industry News, IGT 517

International Game Technology has announced the release of its 12th annual Sustainability report, which clearly shows the company’s focus on creating value globally, increasing its socially responsible corporate citizenship, and reporting on its activities transparently.

“IGT actively focuses our corporate social responsibility strategy on nine of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals to continue strengthening our corporate leadership through advanced sustainability practices,” said Marco Sala, IGT CEO.

He also added that this report outlines achievements the company has made in the last year, that have a positive impact on the global communities that it serves trough a wide range of customer interactions, community involvement, and employee engagement activities.

The 2018 report clearly shows IGT’s commitments and achievements in generating value for a range of stakeholder groups, including employees, customers, communities, and suppliers.

Highlights of the Report

Advancing Responsibility – by pursuing the higher goal of earning and maintaining the stakeholder’s trust via various programs and solutions that will guarantee fair play and sensible data protection. The company is currently the only vendor with three distinct industry certifications for its commitment to responsible gaming.

Economic Growth and Industry Innovation – the company operates in more than 100 countries, and is committed to working with its customers to understand their unique business challenges, while also improving efficiency, flexibility and economic growth in the community.

A Fair and Inclusive Work Culture – IGT employs more than 12,000 employees in 58 countries and values the diversity its people represent, which allows the company to anticipate global business needs and better connect to customers and communities.

Empowering Communities – “IGT Global Giving Week a Day for Doing” was created last year for employees to volunteer and give back to their local communities. The week-long initiative had an aim in encouraging employees to take a paid day off to volunteer at a nonprofit of their choice.

Building Relevant Workforce Skills – The company is known for its After School Advantage program, through which IGT opened 15 After School Advantage labs internationally, and launched a plan to upgrade the program with a greater focus on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

Reducing the Environmental Impact – the steady work towards reducing its environmental impact around the globe in 2018 and creating specific programs that led to them saving enough energy to charge 182 million smartphones.

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