Is it possible to make money out of our oceans while preserving and even enhancing them? Chris Gorell Barnes thinks so. The Co-founder of Ocean 14 Capital and Blue Marine Foundation speaks to LUX…

Mangroves protect coastlines from erosion and flooding, sequester carbon and provide a home to species not found elsewhere If human beings are going to create a sustainable economic system, we must…

Founder of Fondation Thalie, Nathalie Guiot The Brussels-based French founder of Fondation Thalie is from one of France’s biggest retail families. Nathalie Guiot speaks to LUX about the need…

Ronna Chao is Chairman of Novetex Textiles Limited, CEO of Novel Investment Partners Limited, Director of Novelpark Investments Limited, and has taken on various advisory and leading roles in…

Jennifer Anderson, Co-Head of Sustainable Investment & ESG at Lazard Asset Management, speaks to LUX Contributing Editor, Samantha Welsh, about the history of her career, the changes in the ESG…

Nature provides services worth over $125 trillion per year globally The planet's species population sizes have decreased by 70% since the 1970s. Yet while scientists have proven that biodiversity…

Designer Rob Ryan's fresh take for Gaggenau's 'Art of the Kitchen' series With our increasingly urban lifestyle, biophilic design is becoming ever more urgent – in fact our happiness and…

The Nature Conservancy has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organisations in the world. All images copyright: Carla Sanatana/ TNC Photo Contest 2019, Ethan…

Beam Suntory has established the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits at the University of Kentucky, which supports a curriculum to educate the next generation of distillers Kim Marotta is…

Heather Clancy and Sanda Ojiambo, CEO and Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact © GreenBiz Group/Louis Bryant III Is there a one size fits all when it comes to corporate climate…

This finalist team from Kibera came up with a waste recycling system in the largest urban slum in Africa The Earth Prize is one of the many initiatives run by The Earth Foundation. It is a…

Jane Shepherdson is the woman behind the early success of Topshop, the fast fashion behemoth where she served as Chief Brand Officer in the 2000s. After this and her subsequent role as CEO of…

Richard Curtis, the screenwriter and film director behind Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and Love Actually has launched a new campaign – to ensure people pressure their pension providers…

Patrick McDowell in his studio at the JCA London Fashion Academy. Photograph by Aaron Bird As the world's fashion capitals gear up for fashion week, we're celebrating designers who are paving the…

Lindblad Expeditions travellers explore Booth Island, Antarctica Sven-Olof Lindblad is an influential Ocean Elder whose work combines marine conservation, education and eco-tourism. He speaks to…

The health of the world’s oceans is under threat. But the seas can be part of a visionary plan to address climate change and create a more sustainable economy. Andrew Saunders reports on the new…

Cary Fowler outside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Hemis/Alamy Cary Fowler is the American visionary who established the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to ensure the security of all our crop seeds…

Photograph by Isabella Sheherazade Sanai The pandemic has accelerated the rise of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. However, argues Markus Müller, we must improve global…

Dimitri Zenghelis, Chair of the Responsible Wealth Committee at CapGen, is one expert in the concept of a zero-carbon economy. A PPE Oxon alumnus, Zenghelis is a lauded academic, entrepreneur, and…

Eugenia Koh, Head of impact and sustainable investing at Standard Chartered Eugenia Koh believes that while philanthropic support is essential, capital markets must help to close the funding gap…

Harnessing renewable energy from sources like hydro electric power is essential for investing in the future Jessica Hodges From renewable energy to alternative food products, biotech to…

Helga Piaget, Founder of Passion Sea Helga Piaget is the founder of the Monaco-based non-profit organisation Passion Sea, which reaches out to schools around the world with educational and artistic…

Professor Peter Newell made waves earlier this year with a report describing how the wealthy have a disproportionate impact on climate change - and a particular duty to change their habits. The…

Ice Garden by David Sinclair Over the course of his career, David Sinclair has photographed some of our planet's wildest landscapes and led numerous polar expeditions, working closely with local…

Photograph by Valentin Luthiger It's not just the breathtaking alpine landscapes that are attracting visitors to Andermatt Swiss Alp's golf course, but also its notable commitment to sustainability…

Lucy and Anthony Carroll's farm in Northumberland Artisanal growers may be small scale but their care for the land and their produce is making a big impact on how we eat and drink. Torri Mundell…

Orlanda Broom in her studio in Hampshire British artist Orlanda Broom paints lush, saturated landscapes that celebrate the beauty and wilderness of nature. Candice Tucker visited the artist at…

Philanthropist and businessman Etienne d'Arenberg Etienne d’Arenberg hails from one of Europe’s oldest families and is treasurer of the Arenberg Foundation, whose mission is the promotion of…

Iceberg Between Paulet Island and the Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 2005 by Sebastiao Salgado As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses how…

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…

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…

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…

Ornellaia 2017 Solare Vendemmia d'Artista 6 litre with label designs by Tomás Saraceno This week, Italian wine producer Ornellaia opened its 12th annual online benefit auction in collaboration…

Sibton Park Manor House in Suffolk is one of the hideaway properties in Fish&Pips' UK portfolio Luxury travel company Fish&Pips began by focusing on alpine holidays before expanding into…

A dining room interior by SKIN. Image by Andrew Miller Photography Founded by interior designer Lauren Lozano Ziol and graphic designer Michelle Jolas, SKIN is a luxury interior design studio that…

Image by Tobias Tullius Last month, The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation announced the winners of its 2020 awards, selected for their outstanding commitment to the conservation of our…

Drawings for Ruinart 2020, by David Shrigley Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley is best known for his playful and humorous illustrations, which are often accompanied by deadpan captions,…

The Princess Yachts’ X95 flybridge Antony Sheriff has transformed the fortunes of Bernard Arnault’s yachtmaker Princess, creating boats that are stylish, in demand and environmentally…

One of the participating artist's in the process of sculpting marble at the inaugural edition of Jeddah’s Red Sea Sculpture Symposium Saudi Arabia is working hard to rediscover its cultural…

Masseria Cardinale is one of The Thinking Traveller's larger villas in Sicily, located in the countryside with authentic design features The Thinking Traveller is a villa rental company that offers…

Construction view of Los Angeles Water School (LAWS) (2018) by Oscar Tuazon Artists have long explored themes of environmental sustainability in Southern California, but a recent series of…

French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his large-scale vibrant sculptures The contemporary art world might turn up its nose at Richard Orlinski's Disney collaborations, but the French artist…

Family-owned Italian brand Smeg transforms kitchen appliances into objets d' art Originally established as an enamelling plant in 1948 by the Bertazzoni family, Smeg is now globally renowned for…

British model Anna Proffitt. Instagram: @annaproffitt LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

The Abama overlooks the volcanic island of Gomera LUX steps into a different universe of tranquillity, colour and cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton Abama resort in Tenerife, a short hop from western…

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Isiolo, Kenya. Image by David Clode Philanthropists have long played a huge role in wildlife conservation, but now a more holistic approach is needed in a world where…

Art by Grace Crabtree Genetically modified organisms have courted controversy since they were first developed. Mark Lynas’ new book explores the surprising extent to which politics has trumped…

The Three Magic Flowers Of Jitchu, Kagami Lake, Todai Ji Temple in Nara, Japan by Nadim Karam Born in Senegal, and raised in Lebanon, Nadim Karam is an architect, painter, sculptor, writer and…

More and more luxury brands are pledging their commitment to protecting our planet by valuing environmental concerns as highly as their customer's expectations. Leading the way in the luxury…