Sustainability Speakers

Sustainability speakers are in high demand at events all around the planet as the effects of climate change become more and more apparent. Thus, at Aurum Speakers Bureau we felt compelled to create a unique category where our clients and event planners can find the leading sustainable development speakers, climate change speakers, environmental speakers, corporate social responsibility speakers, and more.

Climate change is both a highly charged political issue and an urgent economic and ecological reality. But what are we prepared to do about it? Can we halt or reverse the effects of climate change altogether? Can its harmful effects be reduced, and if so, how? How bad is our situation, really?
We all share the same planet, and we know that it needs to be taken care of. How important is it, really, to recycle, protect our oceans, consume energy responsibly, or use sustainable modes of transportation?

Your interest in topics like these might have led you to organize an event on it. Our appreciation of the topic’s importance led us to put together a special section featuring some of today’s most influential and important speakers on climate change and sustainability. While each of us does our part, our speakers are the people responsible for leading efforts to make human life on this planet more sustainable, thanks to their research, activism, and innovation. They are the clearest and most important voices in the international conversation on sustainability and climate change, and they are ready to deal with this topic openly. They know that there is no time to waste. Our environmental speakers will enrich any event, helping your audience get much more out of the occasion. They will share key information, strategies, and the latest trends and plans about how to reduce climate change by reducing greenhouse emissions and decarbonizing industries.

Christiana Figueres

Executive Secretary UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2010-16. Author, The Future We Choose

Alexandra Cousteau

National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Filmmaker & Water Advocate. Granddaughter of Legendary Captain Cousteau

JB Straubel

Co-founder and Senior Advisor of Tesla, Inc and former Chief Technology Officer (2003 - 2019)

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Renowned Sustainable Development Economist. Columbia University Professor & Director, Center for Sustainable Development. Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General & Director, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Daniel Yergin

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of The Quest & The Prize. Vice Chairman, IHS. Global Energy & Oil Expert

Dan Buettner

Founder of Blue Zones & World Renowned Explorer

Ellen MacArthur

Record-breaking Yachtswoman and Champion of Circular Economy

Ricardo Lagos

Former President of Chile and Special Envoy on Climate Change for the United Nations

Tony Seba

Expert speaker on Market Disruption, Entrepreneurship and the Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation

Sylvia Earle

World-Renowned Oceanographer

Greg Lindsay

Futurist and Urbanist; Smart City Expert

Tom Rivett-Carnac

Architect along Christiana Figueres of the historic Paris Agreement of 2015. Co-author, The Future We Choose

Gro Harlem Brundtland

First Female Prime Minister of Norway. 'Mother of Sustainability' & Former Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO)

Rebecca Henderson

Global Authority on Sustainable Business Growth; Organizational Change Strategist and Researcher; Author, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire; Professor, Harvard Business School

Fredrik Reinfeldt

Former Swedish Prime Minister (2006-14). Senior Adviser, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ayesha Khanna

Futurist; Artificial Intelligence Expert; Philanthropist; Co-Founder and CEO, ADDO AI; Chairman, 21st Century Girls

Joan Clos

Director of UN-Habitat (2010-2017); Mayor of Barcelona (1997-2006); Minister of Industry, Tourism and Commerce of Spain (2006-2008) & Former Spanish Ambassador to Turkey and Azerbaijan

Mary Robinson

Former President of Ireland, Chair of The Elders & UN Special Envoy on Climate Change

William K. Reilly

Former Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency Chairman Emeritus and Former President, World Wildlife Fund

Stephen Goldsmith

Director of the Innovations Program, Harvard Kennedy School