Johannes Schwegler

Fighting climate change through reforestation

Fighting climate change through reforestation

Johannes Schwegler is a pragmatic visionary, entrepreneur, craftsman and timber engineer. He grew up on a farm in Southern Germany and went to the tropical rain forests as a young volunteer and later as a professional. In cooperation with friends in Borneo, he developed a program for farmers to engage in forst landscape restoration.

We promote solidarity and do business in a way that benefits everyone, so that greed for profit and exploitation of nature and people will cease to exist.

3:29 - 3:50 PM

Sunday 25th Oct

Tackle the impossible to achieve the possible

Tackle the Impossible to achieve the Possible | Johannes Schwegler

Johannes Schwegler is a pragmatic visionary, entrepreneur, craftsman and timber engineer. He grew up on a farm in Southern Germany and went to the tropical rain forests as a young volunteer and later as a professional. In cooperation with friends in Borneo, he developed a program for farmers to engage in forst landscape restoration.
For Johannes, TEDx is a both inspiring and entertaining place for listening and learning. He is excited about the opportunity to share his story on this platform.
Johannes wants to connect the dots in a complex world. He tries to create room for changes along the entire timber value chain though building lon term, interorganizational cooperation based on trust and mutual benefit.

We promote solidarity and do business in a way that benefits everyone, so that greed for profit and exploitation of nature and people will cease to exist.