Adam Roy Gordon
Global Compact Network USA
Adam Roy Gordon is Executive Director at Global Compact Network USA (Network USA), the US Chapter of the United Nations Global Compact, the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world. As the founding employee of Network USA, Adam oversees the organization’s strategic growth and development, programming and engagement with US businesses. Under his leadership, Network USA has become an impactful contributor to the United Nation Global Compact by convening over 1,000 signatories and providing a valuable network and support for companies on their sustainability journey.
Adam lends his expertise as a well-known public speaker on corporate sustainability and was named to the Environment + Energy Leader 100. Adam is also a contributor to The Atlantic and is currently an adjunct professor in Columbia University’s Sustainability Management program.
Previously, Adam worked at CDP, supporting the integration of climate change, water, and deforestation disclosure into corporate performance. He was an EDF Climate Corps Fellow at Colgate-Palmolive Company and has diverse experience in sustainability that ranges from advising the government of Montenegro on green building policy to founding NYC’s first commercial composting waste hauler.
He holds a B.A. from Oberlin College, a M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University, and is a graduate of the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.