ESG Investing & Sustainable Development
Renowned sustainability advocate and award-winning musician Adam Met is uniquely positioned to offer nuanced insights about the challenges and opportunities of ESG investing and sustainable development. Drawing on his PhD in sustainability and human rights, as well as his work as an Advocate for the UN Development Programme and consultant to policy makers and corporations, Adam provides actionable takeaways in this engaging talk.
Climate Change, Sustainability, and Innovation
Award-winning musician Adam Met is also a renowned sustainability advocate and an expert on innovative solutions to climate change issues. Adam draws on his PhD in sustainability and human rights issues and his global popularity as an artist to make complex ideas relatable and offer actionable insights that are applicable across industries.
College & University Audiences: Making Climate Cool Again
Based on his popular TEDx talk, award-winning musician and renowned sustainability Adam Met is uniquely positioned to connect with younger audiences about the complex issues surrounding climate change. As a globally popular artist, Adam energizes audiences while drawing on his PhD in sustainability and human rights to illuminate complex topics and offer empowering solutions.
Adam Met is a Gifted Moderator and Host for Your Next Event
Award-winning musician and renowned sustainability advocate Adam Met is a gifted moderator and host, energizing and uniting broad audiences to engage in meaningful conversations. With his high-level academic background in human rights and sustainability, Adam is able to facilitate nuanced conversations about difficult topics, making complex ideas relatable and actionable while keeping the tone uplifting.
Musician and sustainability expert Adam Met united audiences & received rave reviews at a global climate conference in Dubai
Award-winning musician and renowned sustainability advocate ADAM MET was an inspired choice to host the flagship Global Goals event at Project Everyone’s EXPO 2020 in Dubai. The international event was delivered in partnership with the United Nations, for whom Adam is an Advocate in the Development Programme, bringing together icons like Bill Gates alongside young activists and changemakers. Drawing on his global impact as an artist and his high-level PhD background in human rights and sustainability, Adam was able to moderate conversations among experts, making complex topics relatable and keeping the tone uplifting. In addition to his gifted moderation, he offered an empowering and actionable keynote, as he had done for events like the Concordia Annual Summit, TEDx, and more.
Adam received glowing praise from the host of the event, who cited his unique ability to unite and energize audiences around complex conversations: “We were fortunate enough to have Adam co-host a session for us during the flagship Global Goals event at EXPO 2020 in Dubai. The high-level event, delivered in partnership with the United Nations, bought together influencers like Bill Gates and the UN’s DSG, Amina J. Mohammed, alongside the voices of young activists and changemakers. Adam’s breadth of experience and knowledge meant he was able to seamlessly knit the two audiences together. He was excellent in both giving some opening remarks and facilitating the session and can speak authentically on multiple issues within Sustainable Development.” (Piers Bradford, Managing Director, Project Everyone)
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Dr. Adam Met's interests bridge the worlds of music, sustainability, law, academia, policy, marketing, and technology. As the bassist for AJR, he has traveled the world on sold-out tours, achieved platinum certifications in numerous countries, and recorded a repertoire of music that has garnered more than 2.5 billion streams worldwide. As the founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Partners Inc., he leads a nonprofit that addresses climate change systems through media, academic research fellowships, and incentive-based initiatives.
A graduate of Columbia University, Adam received a dual degree in business and philosophy. He also holds a Master’s from New York University in constitutional religious law and holds a PhD in international human rights law, advocating for a reconciling of tensions between sustainable development and human rights obligations. Adam’s work with the UN Development Programme as a development advocate fosters awareness on social media and beyond of sustainability, rights violations and solutions. He has brought his interdisciplinary perspective to his writing for publications including Billboard Magazine, Fortune, Mashable, and Quartz, and he is the host of the podcast "Planet Reimagined."