"Whatever lies ahead, we will continue to put our employees, artists, and songwriters first in every action we take."
As Sony Corp. introduces a $100 million coronavirus relief initiative, Sony Music Group will contribute by matching all employee donations made to select pandemic relief efforts around the world, its chairman/CEO Rob Stringer announced today (April 2).
"I know we're all searching for more opportunities to help those directly affected by the crisis inside and outside the community and I'm proud that our company is doing its part," Stringer wrote in an internal memo obtained by Billboard. "In the past week the level of collaboration between the Music Group and Sony Corp to develop this initiative has been inspiring teamwork-wise," he added, "but I want to assure you that these steps are just the beginning of our response efforts.
Stringer said that more details will be shared in the coming days.