October is not usually known as a ski month. But at the Andermatt Swiss Alps development, you can cruise the slopes down the 3000m Gemsstock in the morning, and be back for some witches' brew at…

José Soares dos Santos outside the Lisbon Oceanarium Through his Oceano Azul Foundation and game-changing Oceanário de Lisboa, Portuguese business leader and activist José Soares dos Santos is…

Build your autumn wardrobe from the collections of ethically and environmentally minded designers Mara Hoffman’s Catalina jacket evokes a tropical mood in a vivid red hue with lightly…

Nadya Abela is the founder and CEO of the Nadezda Foundation in the Russia and the UK Philanthropist Nadya Abela established the Nadezda Foundation in her hometown of Tver in Russia in 2015 to…

OceanX’s sub Deep Rover filming for ‘Blue Planet II’ in Cocos Island in the Pacific Ocean, 2015. Image by Ian Kellett. Once the sea casts its spell, it holds you in its net of wonder forever.…

The Power Of Black And White, Dennis Osakue, Acrylic & Collage on Canvas, 150cm x 150cm, 2020 Signature African Art, one of Nigeria's leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first…

Drone footage of Atlantic Forest in Brazil. Image by FG Trade Can the power of the financial markets be harnessed to address environmental issues such as ocean conservation? LUX talks to Jörg…

The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, located off the coast of California. Image by NOAA/Mark Norder Douglas McCauley directs the Benioff Ocean Initiative, the philanthropic organisation…

From David Eustace's series ‘Mar a Bha’, which translates from Gaelic to 'As It Was’ The investment community is waking up to the opportunities in our oceans. Impactful ethical investments in…

Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan with landmark Baiterek tower. Image by cosmopol. Dynamic leadership and entrepreneurial thinking are required to help the global economy recover. We speak…

The Lisbon Oceanarium, Europe’s largest informational and educational space on the oceans, is operated by a foundation launched by Portugal’s Dos Santos family. Image by Paulo Maxim Claudio de…

Installation view of Looking Up, Helaine Blumenfeld's exhibition at Canary Wharf 2020. Photo © Sean Pollock Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose…

Fashion designer Kevin Germanier. Image by Alexandre Haefeli As the fashion industry comes under scrutiny for its environmental credentials in an age of sustainability, one young designer is…

The Respected by Gaggenau initiative recognises excellence in the categories of food, wine and design German luxury appliance maker Gaggenau begins its search for three extraordinary makers and…

Marie-Claire Daveu with Elodie Brunstein of ecological engineers Solicaz in French Guiana. Image by Magneto. The Kering group, owner of Gucci and Bottega Veneta, led the luxury industry by…

Ruth B. photographed during making of her video for the single ‘Dirty Nikes’, 2020. Image by Gabriel LN. Is Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. the new Tracy Chapman? She has a soulful voice,…

Better stewardship of the oceans is at the heart of the blue economy and is the core message of the next generation of environmental campaigners for ocean conservation. Here are the activists a…

Mahi photographed by Annie Guttridge A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action to save the oceans DEUTSCHE BANK…

Château La Mission Haut-Brion. Courtesy of Domaine Clarence Dillon For the cosmopolitan Prince Robert de Luxembourg, owning one of the world’s most celebrated wine estates, Château Haut-Brion,…

Penélope Cruz at the 2018 Cannes festival wearing Atelier Swarovski jewellery. Courtesy Swarovski. Penélope Cruz brings her renowned energy to philanthropic and charitable work – and now she…

Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar. Image by Marko Delbello Ocepek. Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private…

Tamara Rojo © Karolina Kuras Tamara Rojo has spent the past two decades wowing spectators at the Royal Ballet and now at the English National Ballet where she is artistic director. LUX speaks to…

Ruinart recently launched its 'second skin' case, a stylish and more sustainable alternative to the traditional champagne gift box, as pictured above with the Brut Rosé NV and Blanc de Blanc…

Baby pillar coral, being bred in quarantine, at six months. Image by Kristen Marhaver She is one of the most compelling figures in ocean conservation. Kristen Marhaver, a marine biologist and TED…

Aquajenne in Paradise II Elevator Girls (1996) by Miwa Yanagi. Courtesy Deutsche Bank Collection At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse…

This 1995 Ferrari F512M Coupé will be on sale at the Bonhams auction in Zoute, Belgium on October 11 Modern classic cars, desirable machines from the 1980s onwards, are hotter than ever, with…

Marc Quinn in his studio with his work Viral Painting. A Man Tapes Himself to the Colorado Soldiers Monument, Artnet (2020) From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to his recent…

Tom Dixon's Fat chairs, Beat pendant lights and Tube table. Image by Peer Lindgreen. Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon…