Sands China says 25 of shuttle bus fleet now running on clean

first_img Mass market segment helps Sands China to 1.4% revenue growth in 2Q19 Sands China Ltd has revealed that 25% of its guest shuttle bus fleet is now running on compressed natural gas (CNG) technology as Macau’s concerted push to become a “clean city” picks up steam.In a Monday announcement, the company said it now operates a total of 38 clean energy buses, having been the first Macau integrated resort to use CNG-powered buses when it rolled out 30 for the launch of the Parisian Macao in September 2016. The Parisian’s entire fleet operates on clean energy. Sands China was also the first to operate an all-electric bus, which was introduced as a team member shuttle in November 2014.The Macau IR operator said it plans to have 30% of its fleet running on clean energy by the end of the year with that number to push skyward in 2019 and beyond.“Sands China is very pleased to support the sustainability initiatives of the Macao SAR government,” said Mark McWhinnie, Sands China’s Senior Vice President of resort operations and development.“Sustainable operations are at the core of our business philosophy and utilizing clean energy vehicles is one of the many ways we work to decrease our carbon footprint and lesson our environmental impact. Sands China is a proud member of the Macau community and we consider it a responsibility and a privilege to be the environmental stewards for future generations.” Macau casino stocks enjoy strongest day since December on rising GGR Sands China announces special one-off award for 99% of staff RelatedPosts Load Morelast_img read more