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Kim Marotta is head of sustainability at Beam Suntory, the drinks behemoth behind Jim Beam, Courvoisier and Sipsmith with annual…

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Is there a one size fits all when it comes to corporate climate action? No matter how big a business…

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The Earth Prize is one of the many initiatives run by The Earth Foundation. It is a competition open to…

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Rebecca Marmot is Chief Sustainability Officer at Unilever, the consumer giant whose portfolio spans everything from Dove soap to Ben…

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Sven-Olof Lindblad is an influential Ocean Elder whose work combines marine conservation, education and eco-tourism. He speaks to Sophie Marie…

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The health of the world’s oceans is under threat. But the seas can be part of a visionary plan to…

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Cary Fowler is the American visionary who established the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to ensure the security of all our…

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The wealthy play a disproportionate part in contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. They have an outsized responsibility to lead the…

Richard Leakey FRS passed away at the age of 77 on the 2nd January 2022. His old friend, Geoffrey Kent,…

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Justin Travlos is Global Head of Responsible Investment at AXA IM Alts. His management of a diverse investment portfolio is governed…

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Eugenia Koh believes that while philanthropic support is essential, capital markets must help to close the funding gap for global…

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From renewable energy to alternative food products, biotech to healthcare, ESG is helping to bring impact to the forefront of…

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The impact of climate change, digitalisation and the pandemic is demanding bold, new visions for our homes and public spaces….

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As COP26 brings together world leaders to discuss climate change, Daniel Lauber, owner of the CERVO Mountain Resort in Zermatt,…

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Academic Peter Newell made waves in the global media recently with a report describing how the wealthy have a disproportionate…

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Spottswoode Estate is Napa valley wine aristocracy. Its wines, selling for hundreds of dollars a bottle, are in demand from…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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