Albin Kälin

Albin Kälin, born in 1957 is former president of Rohner Textil AG and president of EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). He is a Swiss pioneer in the field of Sustainable Development and claims an integrated management, balancing economic, ecologic and social aspects. During the time of Kälins presidency Rohner Textil won international design prizes and took over the worldwide leadership in ecologic and economic fields. Albin Kälin was awarded the UBS Key Trophy as „Rheintaler entrepreneur of the year“. As head of the scientific counselling company EPEA broader awareness for the „Cradle-to-Cradle“-approach is one main goal.