MGM Resorts International Earns Prestigious National Award For Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practices

   MGM Resorts International Earns Prestigious National Award For Corporate
                     Social Responsibility Best Practices

Company Named Co-Winner with Coca-Cola Enterprises in Competition with Some of
Nation's Most Prominent Corporations

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 12, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --A leading showcase for the most
powerful corporate social responsibility and green initiatives has named MGM
Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) a winner for its annual awards program in
the category of Overall Leader in CSR Practices – more than 10,000 employees.

Competing alongside Coca-Cola Enterprises, which also was honored, Disney and
UPS, MGM Resorts is the first company in the gaming industry to earn a PR News
CSR Award.

"It is truly an honor to receive the PR News CSR Award and be recognized among
so many other great leaders in corporate social responsibility," said Jim
Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International. "We earnestly believe
that the health of our company is directly linked to the welfare of the
communities in which we operate, and so we make it a business imperative to be
a leader in all forms of corporate social responsibility."

Winners of the PR News CSR Awards were chosen by an expert panel that
evaluated entries submitted by organizations participating in the awards
competition. The judging criteria included: creativity, innovation, sound
planning, implementation and outcomes. Furthermore, organizations were judged
according to the alignment of their strategic objectives with their end goals
and proven success.

Since the company's founding, MGM Resorts has shown a powerful commitment to
the fundamental principle of social responsibility. The three major
initiatives comprising MGM Resorts' social responsibility efforts are:
Diversity & Inclusion, Philanthropy & Community Engagement, and Environmental
Sustainability. Program highlights include:

Diversity & Inclusion:

  oMGM Resorts was the first company in the gaming and hospitality industry
    to voluntarily adopt a formal diversity and inclusion policy.
  oMGM Resorts has increased and maintained the overall representation of
    women (more than 40%) and minorities (more than 30%) in the diversity
    profile of its management team for more than half of the past decade.
  oSince 2001, through its Supplier and Construction Diversity programs, MGM
    Resorts has spent a cumulative total of nearly $3 billion with MWDBE
    suppliers and contractors (i.e., minority-owned, women-owned and
    disadvantaged business enterprises).

Philanthropy & Community Engagement:

Since its founding in 2002 to 2012, the employee-driven MGM Resorts Foundation
has donated almost $50 million to nonprofit organizations for the betterment
of American communities.

  oIn 2011, the corporate giving program contributed to a combined total of
    more than 500 nonprofit agencies in Nevada, Michigan and Mississippi.
  oMGM Resorts' donation in 2012 of more than 189 tons of canned food to
    Three Square, the leading Las Vegas food bank, earned the distinction of
    the largest single company donation in the nonprofit organization's
    history for the third year in a row.
  oIn 2012, MGM Resorts employees logged more than 113,000 volunteer hours
    and helped more than 850 charitable organizations meet community needs.

Environmental Responsibility:

  oAt more than 18 million square feet, CityCenter is the largest LEED® Gold
    certified development in the world.
  oMGM Resorts has reduced electricity consumption by 125 million kWh per
    year, enough to power 10,850 homes each year.
  oThe company has increased its recycling rate by more than 420% in four
    years.
  oMGM Resorts has reduced water usage by 500 million gallons per year,
    enough to fill more than 750 Olympic-size swimming pools.
  oFifteen company resorts have achieved the prestigious Green Key rating for
    environmental conservation from the largest sustainable operations
    certification body in the world, Green Key Global.

For more information about MGM Resorts International's commitment to social
responsibility, please visit:
http://www.mgmresorts.com/offers/2012/07_annualcorporatesocialresponsibilityreport/index.html


To learn more about the 2013 PR News CSR Awards and for a complete list of
award winners, please visit:
http://www.prnewsonline.com/CSRawardwinners2013/ 

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global
hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands,
including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. MGM has
significant holdings in gaming, hospitality and entertainment, owns and
operates 15 properties and has 50% investments in three other properties
including CityCenter, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. MGM also has a 51%
interest in MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and
casino and is in the process of developing a resort on Cotai. Through its
hospitality management subsidiary, the Company holds a growing number of
development and management agreements for casino and non-casino resort
projects around the world.



SOURCE MGM Resorts International

Contact: Yvette Monet, MGM Resorts International, +1-702-491-6426,
ymonet@mgmresorts.com
 
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