Jyoti Chopra has been named by MGM Resorts International as Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity and Sustainability Officer. Based in Las Vegas, she will also serve as a liaison to the Board of Directors ‘ Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, reporting directly to President and COO Bill Hornbuckle.
Chopra will lead the social impact and sustainability activities of the organisation in her new role, working to develop data-driven approaches to measure progress in achieving key goals for social impact and environmental sustainability by 2025.
“Jyoti joins MGM Resorts at an exciting time, as we embark on a bold new vision for our social impact and sustainability strategy, Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet,” said Hornbuckle.
He added: “Jyoti’s considerable experience and expertise specifically in the development of business-aligned diversity and inclusion strategies and gender initiatives will be instrumental in guiding us as we commit to Social Impact and Sustainability goals through 2025 and beyond that align to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.”
Chopra will also oversee the teams and departments of MGM Resorts Community Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, and Environmental Sustainability, including oversight of the MGM Resorts Foundation and Community Grant Fund, the Corporate Grant Program and the Employee Volunteer Program.
“I am honored and proud to join MGM Resorts to build our roadmap for a sustainable future that improves the quality of life for humanity and protects our planet,” Chopra stated. “I look forward to collaborating with our employees, guests, investors, partners and communities to support economic development, provide environmental leadership and advance inclusive people practices.
“Importantly, our work in these arenas will be aligned with leading global reporting frameworks and environmental, social and governance practices for maximum measurable impact.”
Most recently, Chopra served as Senior Vice President at Pearson Plc, Education Technology and UK FTSE 100 company, where she was a senior management team member. She was Chief Diversity Officer and Managing Director of Global Citizenship and Sustainability for New York Mellon Bank prior to her role at Pearson.