Karün Blog — conservation

1% for the European Seas

We are supporting Healthy Seas with 1% of our sales. They are a rad organisation that reduces marine litter through cleanups with volunteer divers, prevention and education activities. Fishing nets collected are sent to our recycling partner Aquafil to regenerate, together with other nylon waste, into high-quality ECONYL®. After the process, this raw material is transformed into brand new Karün eco-friendly sunglasses and frames. 

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Our Value Chain

We are making the highest quality eyewear, in an entirely different way; instead of a linear and extractive production process - which is used by most companies in the world - we are working hard to build our entire value chain under a circular, restorative and eventually regenerative model. Read more here...

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Karün and the Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the UN created the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a plan of action to shift the world onto a sustainable and resilient path, thanks to this the sustainable development goals were born. Want to know how are we contributing to the SDGs more specifically? Check out this on our new blog...

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Protecting nature through local communities: One step closer to our commitment

At Karün we have a commitment: To Love, Protect and Enjoy Nature. Today we want to tell you about a powerful initiative towards that commitment...

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Our shocking reality

Many times, people talk about pollution and the impact that as human beings we are having on this planet, but it is hard to imagine this if we do not really see it..

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Recycling and up-cycling: What's the difference?

Because it is very different to create new objects from waste than giving new value to this waste, here we explain the meaning behind each of these concepts..

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Volvo Ocean Race: Meet the sailing competition that is fighting against plastics in the oceans

Bigger players are starting to take serious commitments around the globe, to tackle an issue that is the outcome of our lifestyle..

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Know more about "Overshoot Day" and why it is urgent to become aware

Since August 2 that the earth lives "on credit" after consuming the total amount of resources that can be renewed in a year. What do you do to avoid it?

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