Green Music Initiative (DE)
Jacob Bilabel is founder of the pan-European Green Music Initiative, which provides a platform for the music and entertainment industry to coordinate projects in the fight against climate change with the objective to create demand for innovative and sustainable strategies. In 2012 he was co-founder of the Go Group – Green Operations Europe, an independent, pan-European and cross industry think-tank to inspire people in the music festival and events industry to run their operations greener and smarter.
Prior to that he worked in the management of Universal Music Germany, he set up MySpace’s operations in Germany and became part of the social media advisory board of the Green Party. Today, he is Managing Director of Berlin based think-do-tank THEMA1 specialised in accelerating the transition to a low-carbon society. He is a mentor at the Akademie der Künste (University of the Arts) in Berlin, founding member of the ReDesign Deutschland initiative and board member of Berlin's Chamber of Commerce for Creative Industries.