In this episode, you will meet Thomas Kimber, founder and CEO of Karün, the company that aims to produce sunglasses in harmony with nature and local communities. Learn more about where Thomas got the inspiration to create such a unique company, how we can use local communities to create circular systems, and why they are Open for Climate Dialogue on We Don't Have Time in this episode of Climate Action News: One-on-one.
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Inspired and connected to nature in Patagonia, Thomas Kimber (31) decided to prove through example that businesses can co-exist in harmony with our natural environment. Through his eyewear company, Karün, Thomas has given shape for over 12 years to a business that works alongside rural communities to protect nature, and strengthens the development of local family businesses in Patagonia. Leadership recognition: World Bank Summit Speaker “Extraordinary young people of Latin America” “100 young leaders of Chile”
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