IGT earns EcoVadis Gold Medal for business sustainability

IGT Plc, the NYSE gambling technology group, has achieved a corporate milestone by receiving a gold medal sustainability rating from EcoVadis, the “preeminent provider of business sustainability ratings”.

The prestigious accolade places IGT among the elite top five percent of companies worldwide, assessed for their dedication to sustainable business practices.

The recognition comes as a testament to IGT’s exceptional performance in key areas such as environmental responsibility, ethical business conduct, and sustainable procurement practices.

“Receiving a gold medal from EcoVadis validates IGT’s long-time commitment to continuously improving our ESG results and the effectiveness of our Sustainable Play initiatives,” stated Wendy Montgomery, IGT’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Sustainability. She further emphasized the company’s ambition to use this honor as a catalyst for furthering sustainability innovation and performance.

With a business presence in over 100 jurisdictions globally, IGT is committed to delivering entertaining and responsible gaming experiences across all channels and regulated segments.

This includes Lotteries, Gaming Machines, Sports Betting, and Digital platforms. IGT prides itself on its substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and cutting-edge technology, which collectively contribute to unparalleled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth.

IGT’s sustainability program underwent a rigorous assessment by EcoVadis, evaluating the company against 21 benchmarks that span environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement. This methodological evaluation aligns with international sustainability standards, including the Ten Principles of the UN Global Company, the International Labour Organization conventions, the Global Reporting Initiative standards, and the ISO 26000 standard.

The EcoVadis gold medal is more than just an award for IGT; it represents the company’s unwavering commitment to creating value while adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. As IGT continues to pave the way for a more sustainable future in the gaming industry, this recognition serves as a significant milestone in its journey towards excellence in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices.