Dutch eco-awareness artist Thijs Biersteker’s recent work illustrates the complexity of plant communication. Finnish futurologist and author Risto Linturi explores the promises and pitfalls of virtual reality
Parks in New York City promote public health and well-being. Do they also promote gentrification and inequality? A dialogue with New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver and architect Stefano Boeri
Through craft, we continue what we have learned, we educate, we improve: the respect of nature, human beings and altruism
Artistic Director of Hermès, Pierre-Alexis Dumas, and Architect Stefano Boeri discuss the responsibility of larger corporations to lead in the transition towards a mandatory sustainable consideration for the future
On a Sunday morning in April, in the midst of lockdown, a three-way call was scheduled between London, Rome and Milan. Dialing in: Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Stefano Boeri and Cornelia Lauf
«Our unhealthy relationship with the natural environment is linked to the unhealthy relationship we have with each other» In conversation with Carolyn Finney, author of ‘Black Faces, White Spaces’
We started working on this issue of Lampoon over a year ago. Sustainable crafting and manufacturing had been on our radar for years. The word sustainability was already quite widespread — perhaps a utopia. In collaboration with architect Mr. Stefano Boeri
Putting biodiversity at risk of extinction and threatening the lives of tribal people who rely upon the Earth’s lungs
Claudia Andujar’s photography grants the indigenous tribe Yanomami the support to fight for their rights and existence. «I’m connected to the indigenous, to the land, to the struggle. I have always searched for the meaning of life in this core»
Rolex stands as an eternal status symbol supporting human activities. It has been fostering not only brand identity, but brand authority as well
Giorgio Armani launches the new fragrance My Way, appealing to the increasing consumer awareness on environmental issues and the demand for more respectful products. In conversation with Nigel Salter, sustainability adviser
Stefano Canali recalls the history of the family, the factory of his childhood, and the priority he was taught to always give to the human handmade
A heart crafted out of discarded cedar marks a commitment that began more than one century ago. Ermenegildo Zenga is safeguarding a forest
«We as a fashion industry need to begin to accept digital as having its own culture, its own savoir-faire and its own appreciation of artisan and digital». In conversation with Matthew Drinkwater, head of The Innovation Agency in London.
Fashion is responsible for 10 percent of greenhouse gas globally. Gucci’s call to action facilitates a conversation – ‘What should the next steps for the industry be’?
The economy can be rehabilitated, wildlife cannot. Do we have a chance to stop relying on oil and gas?
The Great Australian Bight is home to 277 marine life species that are completely new to science. It also happens to hold the equivalent of 1.9 billion barrels of oil. In conversation with Alexandra Malanicheva
«From the taiga in Siberia over the primary forests of Romania to the primeval forest in Peru: around the world, billions of dollars are made from illegal logging»
«I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is».
Who holds responsibility; the consumer, farmer or corporation?
Pachama — the tech startup that believes the work of civilization should be in alignment with nature
Using algorithms combined with satellite imaging, Pachama monitors a project, figuring out the amount of carbon concentration in the project area in comparison to the region
In conversation with Ruggero Pietromarchi and Leone Manfredini, the Curator and Sustainability Director behind Terraforma, on the festival’s approach to sustainability post-pandemic
The Swedish brand has been exploring scientific and technological innovation to create fabrics from cellulose, viscose, among others, all in an effort to minimize their environmental footprint
In conversation with Amy Christiansen, founder of the conscious luxury fragrance house Sana Jardin, on her dream of illustrating a ‘commerce for good’ business model in the luxury sector
In the next ten years, the fashion industry will be under close scrutiny to maintain a commitment that has to fix a defined goal. The fashion and luxury industries cannot keep giving more excuses. In conversation with Simone Pedrazzini, director at Quantis Italy
A tale of the present and past of San Leucio in Naples — the center of fabric manufacturing and a past dream of an ideal city. Annamaria Alois takes on its legacy while maintaining its heritage
Highlighting the steps involved in production — from farm to tannery, cow to slaughterhouse — Swedish designer Josefin Liljeqvist wants to introduce her supply chain to customers
If tree planting is not supported by protection and care, forests can do more harm than good. In conversation with Daimen Hardie, executive director at Community Forests International
The floral industry is worth an estimated 64.5 billion euros. The philosophy in which Ikebana operates draws a difference to the polluting practices of the cut flower trade
Forests fall prey to natural disasters, but can they be maintained and restored so they’re at lower risk? In conversation with arborist Michael Petryk
Yourban2030 – The non-profit organization utilises the language of art to highlight key environmental issues and reaffirm a co-dependent relationship between man and nature
How dogs see the world – designer Harikrishnan creates inflatable trousers using a distorted view of the world.
CSRHub’s mission is to foster access to sustainability and corporate social responsibility information. A conversation with CEO Cynthia Figge
Giorgio Armani’s commitment to provide water to the world is entering its second decade. The Acqua for Life partnership with WaterAid provides access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation.
When he was nine, Felix Finkbeiner held a class presentation on the climate crisis. It was then and there that the Plant-for-the-Planet foundation was born
Hundreds of thousands of man-made objects are whizzing around the Earth. Astroscale, led by space environmentalist Nobu Okada, takes on the task of cleaning them up
The UK produces 68,000 tonnes of tyre-wear fragments every year, and up to 19,000 tonnes of this ends up in waterways, rivers and seas – yet four master’s students saw a gap
«We cannot look for solutions using the same thinking that created the problem in the first place». In conversation with Alex Ott.
«We cannot look for solutions using the same thinking that created the problem in the first place». Living in symbiosis with nature, examples from aquatic communities across the globe
Australia’s Working Holiday visa scheme attracts thousands of young people from around the world, offering employment – in return, you need to become a farm worker for three months
From sustainability to climate change, from self-love to self-preservation. In conversation with Hillary Taymour, whose collection themes act as a barometer of the world’s current situation
Governments encourage airlines to go ‘net zero’ where all steps of aviation, from buildings and staff vehicles, to emissions during flight are expected to be fully carbon neutral
From the Amazon rainforest set ablaze to the city of Venice being engulfed in water – major climate change events tell us that a green action is necessary
Understanding forest health has become an increasing priority for the European Union with accelerating diseases affecting valued trees across the world and city temperatures rising
Milan is the first city, with new prospects for companies and private citizens, while start-ups create platforms which monitor consumption and protect personal data