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Caesars Entertainment, the world’s most geographically diversified gaming company, has been earning a reputation as an environmental leader in the hospitality industry, receiving awards and certifications for sustainability leadership from, among others, the Sierra Club, the EPA, and the U.S. Green Building Council. In just five years, the company reduced its carbon footprint by nearly 10% and reduced its energy use per square foot by 20%. Gary Loveman, Chairman and CEO, and a former Harvard Business School professor, took an interest in sustainability during the depths of a global financial crisis. Although the program has breathed new life into the company’s business and boosted pride among employees, the next chapter is still being worked out.