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Climène Koechlin

« All that men have done well and beautifully, they have done it with their dreams »
Bernard Moitessier, La longue route


After studying management atParis Panthéon Sorbonne University, Climène started her career in Brazil, first in an Alstom subsidiary and then in the Crédit Lyonnais group. Back to France, she continued in banking for 12 years, mainly in financial positions in France and Italy. Then, she devotes herself to the cultural sector by integrating the communication team of Lille2004 European Capital of Culture and then becoming administrator of the Palais des Beaux Arts in Lille. Finally, she found her way joining the World Forum for a Responsible Economy, an international event to promote the responsible economy, which she runs from 2009 to 2015 in Lille. She has been working with Utopies since the beginning of 2016 as a freelancer and joining the team in September 2018. She is based at the Darwin ecosystem in Bordeaux.


Climène is an expert in CSR networks and events in France and abroad. She joined Utopies to coordinate the Noé program, a leadership seminar on sustainable innovation that helps companies invent the products and brands of tomorrow. She also works on the development of B Corp in France, the international community of companies that use businees as a force for good. Utopies is the first B Corporation certified company in France and the official representative in the country. She is also involved in all the company's event activities such as learning expeditions.

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Climène has an amazing recipe for butternut jam.

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