Director of Sustainability at 20th Century Fox
Lisa Day is the Director of Sustainability at 20th Century Fox, one of the leading developers, producers and distributors of feature film and television shows, including some of the most iconic and enduring film and television properties in history such as The Sound of Music, Star Wars, Alien, The Simpsons, M*A*S*H, The X-Files, X-Men, American Horror Show, and Homeland, as well as the two highest grossing films of all time, Avatar and Titanic.
In her current, role, Lisa is responsible for developing and implementing Fox’s sustainability programs at the iconic Fox Studios in Los Angeles, Fox Studios Australia, Fox’s offices worldwide, and on every feature film and television show the Studio produces. This includes everything from tracking and reducing carbon emissions and water use, to incorporating sustainable materials into set design and construction and working to achieve the company’s zero waste goals.
Prior to joining Fox, Lisa worked at the intersection of media and the environment for over 15 years, first as the Global Projects Director of the Earth Communications Office and then as the Vice President of Corporate and Community Affairs at Participant Media. At Participant, she was responsible for the creation and management of social action campaigns for the company’s slate of feature films and documentaries. She also worked closely with marketing and communications to develop strategic cause-related partnerships with external non-profit and government agencies. Among Lisa’s notable achievements at Participant was the social action campaign and website that accompanied the release of Vice President Al Gore’s Oscar-winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth.
Lisa earned her B.A. from New College and her JD from the UCLA School of Law.