MUMBAI: In a move to expand its ongoing commitment to leadership in environmental sustainability, Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped John Rego as director of Environmental Sustainability for the studio. The announcement was made by Environmental Sustainability Vice President Jon Corcoran,to whom Rego reports.
"John’s experience ranges from strategic planning for the energy sector to analyzing federal air-emissions policy in Washington D.C. to advising a myriad of corporations on environmental responsibility. His breadth of knowledge and relationships across the public and private sector are a tremendous addition to the team," said Corcoran.
Rego joins Sony Pictures Entertainment after eight years in energy and environmental consulting, most recently with John Picard & Associates. He has consulted on sustainability issues for companies in the entertainment, consumer products, technology, energy, electronics and education sectors including Focus Features, Absolut Spirits Company, eBay and Sharp.
In 2007, he was Live Earth environmental director, the worldwide campaign to drive individuals, corporations and governments to take action to solve the climate crisis.
Led by Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman and CEO Michael Lynton and co-chairman Amy Pascal, the studio’s goal is to reduce its ecological footprint by pursuing sustainable policies that combat climate change, preserve natural resources and protect the health and safety of the community through initiatives that span facilities and operations, production, consumer products, employees and community outreach.