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IGT Issues 12th Annual Sustainability Report

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Externally audited 2018 report highlights Company’s achievements in corporate social responsibility leadership

International Game Technology has announced the release of its 12th annual Sustainability Report, which demonstrates the Company’s drive to create value globally, increase its socially responsible corporate citizenship, and report on its activities transparently.

IGT actively focuses our corporate social responsibility strategy on nine of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals to continue strengthening our corporate leadership through advanced sustainability practices,”said Marco Sala, IGT CEO. “IGT’s 2018 Sustainability Report outlines achievements the Company has made in the last year that positively impact the global communities that we serve through a wide range of customer interactions, community involvement, and employee engagement activities.”

The 2018 report shows IGT’s commitments and achievements in generating value for a range of stakeholder groups, including employees, customers, communities, and suppliers.

Highlights of the report include:

  • Advancing Responsibility: IGT pursues the higher goal of earning and maintaining the trust of its stakeholders worldwide via programs, and solutions designed to guarantee fair play and sensible data protection. IGT is the only vendor with three distinct industry certifications for its commitment to responsible gaming. The Company was recertified by the World Lottery Association (WLA) for its Corporate Social Responsibility Standards and Certification Framework and successfully achieved responsible gaming accreditation from Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4) for its digital and gaming segments.
  • Economic Growth and Industry Innovation: IGT operates in more than 100 countries and is committed to working with its customers to understand their unique business challenges.
    • In 2018, IGT expanded its printing press in Lakeland, Florida to increase printing capacity by 30%, while improving efficiency, flexibility, and economic growth in the community.
  • A Fair and Inclusive Work Culture: IGT employs more than 12,000 employees in 58 countries and values the diversity its people represent. This diversity enables IGT to anticipate global business needs and better connect to customers and communities.
    • In 2018, IGT established the Executive Diversity and Inclusion Council, hired its first Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, and established diversity inclusion groups, which are networks of employees built around underrepresented dimensions of diversity.
  • Empowering Our Communities: IGT engages in a broad spectrum of community involvement and employee engagement initiatives, providing educational and economic opportunities for people in varying socio-economic environments around the globe.
    • In 2018, “IGT Global Giving Week – a Day for Doing” was created for employees to volunteer and give back to their local communities. The week-long initiative encourages employees to take a paid day off to volunteer at a nonprofit of their choice.
  • Building Relevant Workforce Skills: The After School Advantage program is IGT’s flagship community initiative, providing non-profit community agencies and public schools with 300 digital learning centers in the past 20 years to help at-risk children gain critical, competitive skills. 
    • In 2018, IGT opened 15 After School Advantage labs internationally, and launched a plan to refresh the program with a greater focus on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.
  • Reducing the Environmental Impact: IGT worked toward reducing its environmental impact around the globe in 2018 and targeted specific projects such as electricity and gas consumption, lighting, ventilation, and encouraging eco-friendly behaviors. These programs have saved enough energy to charge 182 million smartphones.

The 2018 report is available online at www.IGT.com.

 

About IGT:
IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has more than 12,000 employees.

 

Source: IGT

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Skywind Signs Content Deal with Pariplay

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Skywind Group has signed a content deal with online casino operator Pariplay Gaming. Following the deal, Skywind’s portfolio of games will feature across Pariplay’s Network.

In addition to premium content, Pariplay’s clients will benefit from Skywind Group’s wide range of engagement tools, such as the bonus coins reward, which is the first of its kind, and daily, in-game tournaments, must-win and innovative split jackpots, among others.

“Pariplay’s Fusion Aggregation platform has a great distribution network for us, as we continue to expand our reach throughout regulated markets. Pariplay’s platform is licensed in several markets and we share a dedication to enabling our partners’ growth. We are regulated by the UK Gambling Commission, Malta Gaming Authority, Alderney Gambling Control Commission, Spain Directorate General for the Regulation of Gambling, Romania ONJN and Gibraltar Gambling Commission,” Oren Cohen Shwartz, Managing Director of the Skywind Group said.

“We are delighted to add Skywind’s superb portfolio of games to our Fusion Aggregation Platform. Their range of non-branded and branded titles along with their excellent gamification and jackpot tools make them a truly compelling addition to our range of content providers,” Richard Mintz, Commercial and Marketing Director at Pariplay said.

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Pariplay integrates Revolver Gaming content portfolio

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Revolver Gaming, the London-based developers of premium online casino games has announced a new partnership with Pariplay, a gaming technology company serving iGaming operators, land-based casinos and lotteries. The deal will see Revolver’s full suite of games content integrated into Pariplay FUSION, the industry leading aggregation platform.

Recognised for their high quality graphics and engaging game play, Revolver is credited with popular video slot titles including Wishes™ and The Big Deal™ as well as innovative, unique games like Squish™.

The partnership further emphasizes Revolver Gaming’s commitment to its ongoing expansion in regulated markets by the offering of its content through FUSION to a formidable roster of UK and Gibraltar based operators.

Ryan Lazarus, CEO of Revolver Gaming, said: “We’re very excited about our partnership with Pariplay as their distribution network helps us expand to new operators. More players in the UK and other regulated markets will now be able to enjoy Revolver’s full portfolio of games for years to come.”

Richard Mintz, Commercial and Marketing Director at Pariplay, said: We are pleased to add Revolver Gaming to our list of esteemed vendors. Known for their top-quality 3D graphics and entertaining game play, we believe Revolver’s content will further diversify and strengthen our portfolio offering on the Pariplay FUSION system. This partnership reflects our continued commitment to become the world’s biggest provider of premium quality content.

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GrooveGaming to Showcase Innovative Technologies at SiGMA 2019

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GrooveGaming is going to showcase a host of innovative technologies at SiGMA 2019. GrooveGaming has significantly grown its presence in 2019 across key global markets and important regulated jurisdictions over the past several months through partnerships with major online gambling operators.

SiGMA is in its sixth year and will produce the biggest show yet in its history. SiGMA 2019 will welcome visitors from over 80 countries to participate in the event taking place on November 27–29 at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre. The event will consist of the exhibition and conference.

GrooveGaming is popular for its exceptional collection of video slots. Apart from the growing portfolio of games, other GrooveGaming services include advanced marketing and management system, regulatory compliance, business intelligence, promotion and account managment service, as well as support in launching, maintaining, and growing new online casinos. GrooveGaming’s solutions help some of the world’s top operators increase player value, generate new revenue opportunities and improve brand integrity.

“We are really looking forward to a great SiGMA 2019 with the extended display space. We’re looking to build a strong pipeline of quality new business from the show as well as meet partners and other key stakeholders. SiGMA provides Fugaso with a platform to talk with the market and find out how we can make a difference for operators and players alike,” Rebecca Sotomora, Head of Sales at GrooveGaming said.

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