Global gaming organisation International Game Technology (IGT) has reconfirmed its commitment to social responsibility standards, after publishing the 11th version of its annual Sustainability Report.

Forming part of the company’s ongoing commitment to further increase value for all stakeholders, this year’s offering features data from 2017 highlighting achievements in generating value for its employees, customers, communities and suppliers.

Marco Sala, IGT chief executive officer, commented: “This year’s Sustainability Report represents our ongoing pledge to sustainably grow our industry and the communities we serve.

“In addition to enhancing our leading position in the market as a global innovator in the gaming business, IGT continues to strengthen its corporate citizenship.”

Via its new sustainability report IGT is aiming to demonstrate its continued push to create global value, drive its social responsible corporate citizenship and report on its activities in a much more transparent manner.

As part of the eleventh offering, IGT highlights six key principles:

  • Fostering responsible gaming – “The report describes how the company’s products, systems, and portals include player protection and security tools to safeguard player interests and address regulators’ concerns.”
  • Engaging IGT employees – “The company is developing a culture that adheres to the following values: Passionate, responsible, authentic, collaborative and pioneering. IGT understands that a more diverse and inclusive workforce will help drive innovation and enable the Company to continue to meet our customers’ evolving needs and goals.”
  • Enhancing IGT customers – “The report illustrates its approaches to supplying customers with resources and expertise to help them achieve their goals.”
  • Supporting wider communities – Enhancing its support of hundreds of educational, social, and cultural initiatives that enrich and strengthen its communities.
  • Developing ethical and sustainable supply chains – “The report describes how the Company mitigates the risk of exposure in its supply chain, and undertakes preventive actions to ensure human rights are protected within its supply chain now and in the future.”
  • Caring for the environment – “The report applies the latest Sustainability Reporting Standards issued by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), which are the most widespread international standards used by organisations to report their sustainability impact and performance.”