Can we put a price tag on nature? Valuing the carbon services of plants and animals is essential to bridging the gap between finance and conservation, says Professor Connel Fullenkamp, the leading…

One of Australia's most well-known photographer's Sean Scott is best known for his underwater, sea-life and ocean photography. Here he tells LUX about his draw to the oceans and his new…

EY's Global Vice Chair on Sustainability, Steve Varley, speaks to LUX's Leaders and Philanthropists Editor, Samantha Welsh, about EY's approach to sustainable investing, the future of…

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…

Clinique La Prairie has established itself as a leading name in longevity research, offering wellness programmes for over ninety years. For its inaugural escape far away from its traditional Alps and…

The new Bentley Bentayga Hybrid is a lighter-feel luxury SUV that’s a wonderful mix of refinement and muscle In the third part of our supercar review series, LUX gets behind the wheel of the…

Traditional net fishing from a boat 80% of the earth's biomass is concentrated in the oceans. But how do we put a value on the deep sea? As the concept of natural capital — putting a price tag on…

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…

The Bentley Home '2022' collection, shown at the atelier LUX stops off at the new Bentley Home atelier in Milan to check out its latest furniture collections Bentley Home has opened its new…

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…

Geranium Head Chef, Co-owner, Rasmus Kofoed. Photo Credit Claes Bech-Poulsen Rasmus Kofoed, star chef of three Michelin-starred Geranium in Copenhagen, is influencing an entire generation of young…

Chef Clare Smyth at work in the kitchen of her London restaurant, Core by Clare Smyth As the first British female chef to acquire three Michelin stars, Clare Smyth is demonstrating to women all…

From trash to treasure, these stylish, innovative pieces are crafted by designers with an eye on the environment London jewellery designer Anabela Chan uses laboratory-grown gemstones to create…

This season, look to recycled, upcycled or handmade artisanal details to update your summer wardrobe These playful swim shorts by British designer Paul Smith are cut from a recycled polyester…

Chloe Dewe Mathews, The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan 2012, from the series Caspian: the Elements We live in an era in which we are becoming increasingly aware that we can’t get something out of our…

Chef Ángel León Ángel León is most famously known for his innovative use of seafood at his three Michelin-star restaurant, Aponiente, in his home province of Cádiz, Spain. He is an…

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…

Octopus is one of the largest owners and managers of renewable energy assets in Europe As the International Energy Agency warns that the worst of the energy crisis may be yet to come, governments…

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…

Physicist Laura Aguale New environmental arts charity Platform Earth launched at a star-studded event in London. Jude Law and astronaut Nicole Stott read to the crowd, who bid on works from the likes…

Special cover created by LUX for The Futures, Summer 2022. A new NFT project is promising to help offset the environmental impact caused by these digital assets, by creating a carbon-neutral…

Left to right: Frédéric Rouzaud, Maria Sukkar, Maryam Eisler, Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah, Carrie Scott, Brandei Estes, Darius Sanai The Louis Roederer Photography Prize for Sustainability was…

Keythorpe Hall Private House and Walled Garden, Leicestershire, England Once a Downton Abbey-style aristocratic home, Keythorpe Hall in Central England has reinvented itself as a sustainable…

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…

Unilever, one of the largest suppliers of consumer goods, has committed itself to sustainable ways of working throughout the whole company. Image by Bernard Hermant Rebecca Marmot is Chief…

Edeline Lee embraces femininity and female empowerment through her clothes. Photo by Nick Thompson. As Fashion Weeks comes to a close, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for 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…

The 'Evering Small Tote' by BEEN London This month, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a more sustainable and ethical fashion industry. Here, Genia Mineeva, the founder 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…

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…

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…

Dolphin Square, Dolphin House Justin Travlos is Global Head of Responsible Investment at AXA IM Alts. His management of a diverse investment portfolio is governed by one underlying principle: all…

Chef Alain Ducasse, who currently holds twenty-one Michelin stars, has teamed up with Dom Pérignon and renowned chefs Albert Adrià (one Michelin star), Romain Meder (3 Michelin stars) and Jessica…

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…

One of Molori’s recent and largest projects is this 2,100 sq m home in California, remodelled as a resort Molori Designs takes the concept of bespoke to a whole new level. Answering all your…

Utsava Kasera is a next-gen portfolio entrepreneur who has put his faith in his latest investment: a premium Prosecco, aimed at shaking up the drink market in the UK and US. The Indian-born,…

Pomellato’s Kintsugi collection brings the old Japanese technique of repairing broken ceramics with lacquer and gold dust to the upcycling of broken gemstones. Courtesy of Pomellato Continuing…

An impression of the ‘Tiger’s Eye’ bespoke decorative scheme for one of the Chedi Gems, a series of penthouses in The Chedi Andermatt hotel A major hotel, property and infrastructure…

Melting glaciers will contribute to dramatic sea-level rises. Pictured: the Gornergletcher and Monte Rosa, Switzerland. Professor Peter Newell Academic Peter Newell made waves in the global…

Surina Narula, founder and patron of the UK-based Consortium for Street Children Based between London and Delhi, Surina Narula has founded philanthropic endeavours as diverse as Jaipur Literature…

Philip Colbert. Air-Ink on recycled A2 Paper Eco-art organisation Platform Earth is creating an exhibition of works by leading artists made from air pollution, at Frieze London. The aim of CARBON…

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…

Safari in Kenya. Image courtesy of Cottar's Safari Fifth generation family business Cottar's Safaris offers a more meaningful kind of luxury experience. With three camps based in the Masai Mara,…

Manfredi Catella, CEO of COIMA and president of the Riccardo Catella Foundation Manfredi Catella is the CEO of COIMA, the real estate company behind Porta Nuova in Milan, one of the most important…

The Bouquet Light designed by Tord Boontje for Habitat in 2014 For product designer Tord Boontje, material is all. Whether made from upcycled blankets or crystals, his designs for anything from…

Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, chef de cave of Champagne Louis Roederer. Image by MKB. Louis Roederer’s Cristal is one of the world’s most glorious wines. Rich, powerful and full-bodied, yet…

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…

Matteo Lunelli, CEO & President of Ferrari Trento Italian sparkling wine producer Ferrari Trento was founded in 1902 and is now under the leadership of the third generation of the Lunelli…

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

Masterpiece London, 2019. Photograph by Ben Fisher. Courtesy of Masterpiece In his first column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor discusses the…

Founder of Xupes, Joe McKenzie Joe McKenzie and his father Frank founded Xupes in 2009, selling a handful of pre-owned Cartier watches from their home in Bishop's Stortford. The company now sells…

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…

The Heritage Suite Bedroom at Castello Del Nero, Como Group's latest opening in Tuscany Olivier Jolivet has sat at the helm of COMO Group since 2017. He oversees the COMO Hotels and Resorts…

Jonathan Riss has designed a collection of bags exclusively for One&Only Belgium-born designer Jonathan Riss is the founder of JAH AHR, a luxury brand which transforms authenticated vintage…

Palermo poncho by Aessai London-based sustainable knitwear label Aessai was founded by Argentinian designer Rebecca Kramer in 2017 to celebrate and support South American craftsmanship. The brand…

An underwater photographer wearing the Blancpain Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph. Image by Harald Hois Swiss watch brand Blancpain has long championed the exploration and conservation of our oceans…

As the days get shorter and the light begins to fade, mark the seasonal changes with these warm-toned essentials Founded by sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, The Row is renowned for…

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…

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.…

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 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…

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…

Truffle hunting has been in severe decline since the early 20th century, but is once again on the rise as a craft and is currently highlighted by the Respected by Gaggenau campaign The art of the…

Loquet's London shop located at 73 Elizabeth Street, SW1W 9PJ London-based jewellery brand Loquet is renewing the concept of a keepsake locket with sustainable, modern designs that consumers can…

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 sushi platter from Zuma's menu When chef Rainer Becker opened the first Zuma restaurant in Knightsbridge in 2002, it set a new benchmark for informal high end dining. Sven Koch joined the…

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…

One of the luxury apartments in the Arve building with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape Two new apartment buildings in the Swiss village of Andermatt offer the calm and luxury of…

ionic cars makes over classic cars with high performance, zero-emissions electric power LUX discovers how UK start-up ionic cars is replacing the original engines of classic cars with zero-emission…

Elsa at Monte-Carlo Beach hotel is the first 100% organic Michelin-starred restaurant, as certified by Ecocert Ahead of the re-opening of Monte-Carlo Beach hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant…

Giorgio Armani. Courtesy Giorgio Armani The designs of fashion superstar Giorgio Armani have become synonymous with the relaxed yet restrained and sophisticated style that has, over the nearly half…

Orange peeled with glassware. Image by Patrice de Villiers In this series of interviews conducted in partnership with Gaggenau, LUX speaks to four artists, who are seeking to alter our…

L’Arbre aux tourmalines (1976) by Jean Vendome © MNHN/F. Farges. The heritage of Parisian jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is being honoured by an exhibition at the Muséum National d’Histoire…

The Silent Evolution (2009) by Jason deCaires Taylor, at Cancún Marine Park, Mexico. Artist, diver and marine conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor creates mesmerising underwater art that draws…

Wiltons is one of London's oldest restaurants, serving high-end British cuisine Wiltons first opened its doors in Mayfair 1742, offering a menu focused on fresh British produce. Whilst the…

Various looks from the Noir Kei Ninomiya SS20 show, with headpieces by flower artist Azuma Makoto The weird and the wonderful come together in the extravagant creations of fashion designer and…

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…

Strawberry Greenhouses by Leyla Emektar, a finalist in EEA's photography competition Strawberry Greenhouses (above), is one of the finalists’ entries of the European Environment Agency’s latest…

French designer Philippe Starck. Image by JB Mondino. Legendary French designer Philippe Starck gives Mark C. O’Flaherty his radical vision of the future: a time when designers won’t be needed…

Supported by the Lady Bamford Foundation as a centre for craft and sustainable design, Nila House occupies a 1940s residence in Jaipur restored by Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai. Image…

Sea2See turns discarded plastic fishing nets into high-fashion eyewear François van den Abeele had a dream – to turn discarded plastic fishing nets into high-fashion, hand-finished eyewear.…

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…

Polina Kitsenko promotes fitness in the Running Hearts marathon, which she cofounded with Natalia Vodianova Gauhar Kapparova Russian style and fitness guru Polina Kitsenko wants it all.…

Plaza Premium Group's newest concept provides a "first-class" experience with fine dining and spa facilities. Pictured here: the relaxation area at Plaza Premium First Hong Kong Headquartered in…

A monkey runs across the private pool terrace of the Royal 'Burra Sahib' Suite at Sher Bagh. Image by James Houston Why should I go now? Thanks to stricter wildlife policies, India’s…

Jordan Alexander's signature marquis chain necklace with 18K gold and pave diamond earrings and a cushion cut morganite ring. All pieces designed by Theresa Bruno Theresa Bruno established her…

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…

The Tongsai Bay is an eco-friendly luxury resort on the tropical island of Koh Samui The Tongsai Bay is a family-owned luxury resort on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. Set amidst acres of…

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…

Sirena is the newest addition to Oceania Cruises' fleet Luxury cruise brand Oceania Cruises is in the midst of multi-million dollar project, which will see the refurbishment of their six ship…

A&K Philanthropy programmes include the Duuma Wajane Bike Shop in Tanzania, where women repair and resell secondhand bikes to support their community This month, Geoffrey Kent, founder and CEO…

Looks from Collection 03 by Riley Studio Sustainable luxury fashion brand Riley Studio creates elegant gender-neutral wardrobe staples using recycled waste materials and natural fibres. Following…

Borgo Pignano sits within a stunning 750-acre estate Why should I go now? Tuscany is always beautiful, but especially so when basking in firey Autumnal hues, the ground scattered with crispy…

The Fattorie dei Dolfi estate in Tuscany uses traditional, sustainable practices in its winemaking. Whether cooking or dining, some of our most memorable experiences are steeped in history and…

Model and founder of Metizo chocolate, Avril Guerrero. Instagram: @_avril_guerrero LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series,…

Inside OMM designed by Kengo Kuma & Associates. Photo by Batuhan Keskiner This September will see the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum in Eskişehir, Turkey.…

The KIKU by Savoir Beds features panels of hand-painted gilded silk wallpaper by London-based company Fromental In 1905 The Savoy Hotel decided to create a bespoke bed for its guests, and so began…

Maison Baum heels are fitted with a pain-free insole Newly launched shoe brand Maison Baum combines French luxury design with German medical expertise to create a high heel that's as comfortable…

The Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxfordshire The Michelin-starred Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons restaurant, run by chef Raymond Blanc, is at the forefront of the culinary arts…

Looks from the MANDKHAI Autumn/ Winter 2018 collection Mongolian designer Mandkhai Jargalsaikhan's eponymous brand is dedicated to the sustainable production of high quality cashmere. Using yarn…

L'oscar is named after and inspired by writer Oscar Wilde. The hotel sits in the heart of London's historic literary neighbourhood Bloomsbury Jacques Garcia is the master of decadent design. His…

Render of a project for a confidential client in China by Design Haus Liberty London-based architecture and interior design practise Design Haus Liberty might be a relatively new name in the…

andBeyond game drive in the Serengeti Joss Kent is a born adventurer. Son of LUX columnist and Abercrombie & Kent CEO Geoffrey Kent, Joss left behind the family legacy to run luxury travel…

Richemont's debut watch brand Baume aims for total sustainability Uber luxury goods holding company Richemont owns some of the world's biggest brands in the watch and jewellery industries…

Dr Johnny Hon Johnny Hon, founder of venture capital and investment company Global Group, is on a mission to lower cultural and trade barriers between east and west to encourage commerce, charity…

Actress, campaigner, wife of Kering owner François-Henri Pinault, Salma Hayek and CHIME FOR CHANGE co-founder, joined UNICEF to meet Syrian refugees in Lebanon in 2015 Gucci is the biggest Kering…

Czech based desinger Jiri Kalfar on the catwalk launching his Honey Bee collection at LFW Czech based fashion designer Jiri Kalfar is known for challenging gender stereotypes through his fluid,…

One of the walled gardens at the former Laennec hospital at 40 rue de Sèvres Cour in Paris's 7th arrondissement, a masterpiece of 17th century architecture that underwent a major refurbishment…

Wendy Yu flies between London and Hong Kong for her businesses on a regular basis Wendy Yu is an entrepreneur and philanthropist, and the founder and CEO of Yu Capital. With investments in China…

Fashion designer Ana Teixeira de Sousa began working with textiles at a very young age, making dresses for her dolls in her grandmother’s textile factory in Portugal. Launched in 2011, her…

Courtesy of Kering The luxury giant is taking the lead in sustainability - and now will the world listen? We are all now accustomed to what could charitably be called eco-fluff, like the cards by…

Stacey Teo For the conscientious chef, sustainability is more than just a fashionable catch phrase, as our columnist explains, it is both a moral obligation and our best chance for the future.…