Scientific and media publication about ESG and sustainability related to gambling

During our ongoing research we regularly come across academic and journalistic publications. For ourselves, but also for researchers and scholars, we have created this repository for easy reference.

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Keywords: ESG, sustainability, gambling, casino, online casino, sportsbook, lottery, games of chance, people planet profit, sustainable development goals, igaming.

Disclosure: we have not read each publication mentioned below. Citations will always be mentioned within our articles. Below overview of articles is for the purpose of having them easily accessible and to check if we have encountered them before.

Media publications

Below publications are ordered on publication data with the most recent appearing first.

Can a Casino be Sustainable? (podcast with transcript) – – Published May 14, 2021 Source

8 of the Most Eco-Friendly Casinos in the World – – Published April 17, 2019. Source

Las Vegas casinos gamble their reputations on sustainability – The Guardian – Published May 29, 2015. Source

Five Ways In Which Casinos Are Moving Towards Better Sustainability – – Published May 5, 2015. Source

Research papers

Below research papers are ordered on publication data with the most recent appearing first.

Role of Technology in Sustainable Gambling: Policy Effects of Electronic Card System and Limit Setting. By Junhwi Park and others. Published August 12, 2021. Source

Greener Gaming Products: Considering Environmental Impacts When Assessing Gambling-Related Harms. By Katie Margaret Carlson. Master thesis Harvard Extension School. Thesis in the field of sustainability for the degree of Master of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies. Published November 2019. Source

Strategies for Social and Environmental Disclosure: The Case of Multinational Gambling Companies. By Tiffany Cheng-Han Leung and Robin Stanley Snell. Published May 25 2019 in Journal of Business Ethics 168, 447-467 (2021) Source

Measuring Corporate Social Responsibility in Gambling Industry: Multi-Items Stakeholder Based Scales. By Jian Ming Luo and others. Published November 2, 2017 Source

Social responsibility disclosure in the international gambling industry: a research note. By Tiffany Cheng Han Leung and Rob Gray. Published in Meditari Accountancy Research: Volume 24 Issue 1, 2016. Source

Sustainable development in a rapid developing Casino Destination – the Case of Macau. By Anna Persson, a Bachelor Thesis within Tourism Studies. Published May 28, 2015. Source

The Role of CSR and Responsible Gambling in Casino Employees’ Organizational Commitment, Job Satisfaction, and Customer Orientation. By Hak Jun Song. Published online January 6, 2014. Source

Gambling Industry and Corporate Social Responsibility – the Czech Experience. By Liběna Tetřevová, Jan Svědík. Published in WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on BUSINESS and ECONOMICS Issue 2, Volume 9, April 2012. Source

Gambling and corporate social responsibility (CSR): Re-defining industry and state roles on duty of care, host responsibility and risk management. By Linda Hancock, Tony Schellinck, Tracy Schrans. Published in Policy and Society, Volume 27, Issue 1, September 2008. Source

Sustainable development in a rapid developing Casino destination: The Case of Macau. By Anna Persson. Baltic Business School, 28-05-2008. Source

Competing Forces in Sustainable Gambling: Towards a Balanced Approach. By Nerilee Hing, lecturer School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Southern Cross University. Originally published in Gaming Research & Review Journal Volume 4, Issue 1, 1999 Source Also available here and here

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