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Katarina Tesarova

VP of Global Sustainability for Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Katarina Tesarova Katarina Tesarova serves as Vice President of Global Sustainability for Las Vegas Sands Corp. and leads Sands ECO360, the organization’s comprehensive sustainability strategy focused on reducing its environmental impact. Her dedication and expertise has helped Las Vegas Sands receive numerous accolades from leading industry authorities, including a position in CDP’s Climate A List and a listing in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Though an expert in environmental stewardship, Katarina received a law degree from Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Insights by Katarina Tesarova (3)

Hotel Sustainability: Top 3 Technologies to Implement in 2020

Our three technologies for 2020 are as follows: 1) Continuous performance monitoring, 2) submetering and 3) renewable energy. Let me take them one by one to unpack our approach.First, continuous performance monitoring is a technology used to optimize building performance by tracking preset factors (e.

Climate Emergency And The Hospitality Industry: Are We On Track?

Writing on behalf of a hospitality company that set science-based targets for emissions reduction in 2017, I recognize that addressing climate change is far from simple. Despite the good progress that has taken place to improve efficiency and thus reduce emissions in the hotel industry, new challenges are emerging: an increase in energy consumption of buildings due to addition of data centers, use and charging of a multitude of devices, rising entrance of robotics and automation replacing human power with electricity, and an increase in temperatures and poor air quality resulting in higher air-conditioning and ventilation demands.

You’ve installed LEDs. Now what?

All the LED upgrades are done. You’ve replaced just about every lamp in the hotel with an energy efficient equivalent with the same lighting quality, if not even better than its short-lived, kilowatt-hogging predecessor.
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