cable car

October is not usually known as a ski month. But at the Andermatt Swiss Alps development, you can cruise the…

aquarium

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

Philanthropist Nadya Abela established the Nadezda Foundation in her hometown of Tver in Russia in 2015 to provide disadvantaged children…

submarine

Once the sea casts its spell, it holds you in its net of wonder forever. So said the legendary Jacques…

collage artwork

Signature African Art, one of Nigeria’s leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first European location in Mayfair, London in March…

river in forest

Can the power of the financial markets be harnessed to address environmental issues such as ocean conservation? LUX talks to…

contemporary art

British artist Petroc Sesti has worked together with the likes of NASA and Sir David Attenborough to create striking artworks…

bird flying over sharks

Douglas McCauley directs the Benioff Ocean Initiative, the philanthropic organisation created by billionaire Salesforce founder Marc Benioff and his wife…

crashing waves

The investment community is waking up to the opportunities in our oceans. Impactful ethical investments in the blue economy can…

cityscape

Dynamic leadership and entrepreneurial thinking are required to help the global economy recover. We speak to seven leaders in the…

house in the water

Claudio de Sanctis, the new Global Head of Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank, has been passionate about the oceans since…

public sculptures

Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose undulating, ethereal forms evoke a sense of fragility…

singer wearing glitter dress

As the fashion industry comes under scrutiny for its environmental credentials in an age of sustainability, one young designer is…

German luxury appliance maker Gaggenau begins its search for three extraordinary makers and producers for their Respected by Gaggenau 2021…

women on a farm

The Kering group, owner of Gucci and Bottega Veneta, led the luxury industry by pioneering a sustainability strategy years ago….

Woman standing amongst tyres

Is Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. the new Tracy Chapman? She has a soulful voice, thoughtful and concerned lyrics, and a…

fish in blue sea

A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action…

wine estate

For the cosmopolitan Prince Robert de Luxembourg, owning one of the world’s most celebrated wine estates, Château Haut-Brion, was not…

woman wearing black dress and diamonds

Penélope Cruz brings her renowned energy to philanthropic and charitable work – and now she is designing jewellery for Swarovski….

sunken terrace

Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private homes, a converted…

woman dancing

Tamara Rojo has spent the past two decades wowing spectators at the Royal Ballet and now at the English National…

two champagne bottles

Sometimes it’s the supplementary parts of art fairs that we miss the most. For yesterday’s virtual preview of Frieze art…

baby coral

She is one of the most compelling figures in ocean conservation. Kristen Marhaver, a marine biologist and TED and WEF…

black woman shouting

At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse corporate contemporary art…

vintage ferrari

Modern classic cars, desirable machines from the 1980s onwards, are hotter than ever, with demand not damped by the pandemic…

protest painting

From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth to his recent guerrilla monument to replace the toppled bronze of a…

Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon and Cristina Celestino –…