Innovation: a special culture that businesses cultivate

Innovation is fresh thinking that leads to valuable products and services. Innovation is not limited to inventing. That generally is visualized as made by people in white lab coats with a high IQ. Innovation is a special culture that businesses cultivate. It is a culture of creation. Central to the innovation culture in our present connected world is diversity, inclusion and a work environment which fosters creative thinking

INDUSTRY Q & A Cindy Ortega, MGM Resorts International chief sustainability officer

Cindy Ortega, chief sustainability officer of MGM Resorts International, was among five new board of director members named by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance in March. The Utah native is responsible for environmentally conscious operations at MGM properties worldwide. Ortega was named one of The 10 Most Powerful Women in Sustainability in the United States by Green Building & Design magazine. She is a graduate of University of Nevada, Las Vegas.