Jim joined the 1% for the Planet board in 2017, bringing over 25 years of extensive business strategy, product development and global operations leadership experience. He has been the CEO and President of family owned and operated Klean Kanteen since June 2011. Previously the founder of Slickrock Concepts, a product strategy and development firm in Colorado, Jim has served in executive positives with various global corporations, including The Coleman Company and Baxa Corporation. Jim has long been active in supporting environmental issues whether through promoting responsible business practices, helping youth outdoor stewardship programs or advocating awareness and policy on behalf of Klean’s many non-profit partners.
From non-profit partnerships to responsible supply chain management, Klean Kanteen is a global company that delivers healthy, high-quality goods that replace a lifetime of single-use items.
Klean is committed to environmental and social responsibility. Since joining Klean in 2011, Jim and his team have tripled sales and increased profits, proving that being responsible and purpose driven is profitable. In 2012, Klean became a certified B Corp by meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. As a member business of 1% for the Planet, Klean donates 1% of gross sales to environmental organization each year, now over $1.5 million in giving since 2008.