SUSTAINABLE COMPANIES

Sustainability is a question of business ethics because it affects all company processes. There are a multitude of positive actions that companies can implement to protect the environment or to promote society. Transparency is of great importance for sustainable companies. We would like to honor this and communicate it to our readers.

Future of luxury: The market for insurgent cultural and creative excellence

The luxury industry will undergo a drastic transformation by 2030 - luxury trends bring meaning and dynamism to the fore

News: Prada signs ninety million-euro sustainability linked loan

Prada signs a million-euro loan to enforce sustainability as part of a company-wide sustainability strategy

Dodds & Shute: Swedish furniture leads in terms of sustainability

No other country produces furniture as sustainably as Sweden. This finding appears in the new sustainability report from Dodds & Shute

Wehlers Design - Modern chair R.U.M made of ocean plastic

Wehlers In partnership with Iconic Awards: Innovative interior furniture for a good cause: This is what Wehlers Design would like to achieve with furniture made from recycled materials. With its RUM chair, the company wins the Iconic Award 2021: Innovative Interior. Design Story Designer CF Møller Design Winner Product RUM Dining Chair Design Feature Modern, filigree, contemporary

Smile Plastics - Inspirational designs made of recycled plastics

With their innovative recycled materials, the duo of Smile Plastics inspires designers and architects worldwide In an interview with Adam Fairweather and Rosalie McMillan

Sustainable luxury brands pioneering positive change

The high-end segment promotes ethical values. Well-known and sustainable luxury brands are also increasingly demonstrating their rethinking towards sustainable luxury

News: Evian x Virgil Abloh to continue their sustainable commitments

Evian x Virgil Abloh stands for sustainable & innovative design as well as creative projects with a positive impact. In 2021, the duo will launch their first recycled plastic bottle

Innovative food start-ups are changing the food industry

These innovative food start-ups address the problems of the food industry and improve the future of the food supply

News: Armani sends a strong message with its R-EA capsule collection

Under the motto 100% sustainable, 100% stylish, the Armani fashion group is now also devoting itself to sustainability

ArtColLab: Art & creativity meet sustainability & philanthropy

The ArtColLab project stands for creativity, philanthropy and sustainability. In our interview, co-founder Olga Re Rebaudengo gives exclusive insights into the current collection and the future of the art scene

The State of Fashion 2021 marks a new chapter for the world of fashion

A year of colossal change for fashion companies - BOF and McKinsey show how the Corona crisis changed the fashion landscape forever

Top Tier Forecast: Experts on the development of the luxury industry in 2021

A forecast by high-level luxury experts of the luxury market in 2021 shows the future losers and winners of the industry

Reduce environmental impact through a sustainable household routine

Recycle - refill - reuse: an innovative green-tech start-up is rethinking household cleaning with environmentally friendly cleaning tabs In cooperation with Klaeny

News: Tom Ford launches the world's first 100% recyclable luxury watch

With the Tom Ford Ocean Plastic Watch, the high-end designer launches the first 100% recyclable premium watch made from marine plastic

News: Moncler launches Born to Protect Sustainability Plan

Fashion for the future. Moncler has expanded its mission in the name of sustainability and is launching a specific plan to protect the environment and people. Born to Protect represents a new era in the fashion industry

Values ​​index Corona update: This is how our values ​​are changing due to the crisis

The value index shows the current top 10 in changing values ​​in our society. Editor Peter Wippermann explains the background to the shift in values ​​in the crisis

Purposeful Luxury - Lifestyle in times of the corona pandemic

The time of opulent luxury is over. Today luxury is more inclusive, more conscious and more positive. Welcome to the world of purposeful luxury by expert Julia Riedmeier "Neo Luxury"

BrewDog CEO Marcus Thieme on beer that saves the planet

With “Equity For Punks”, the craft beer brand BrewDog is collecting investments for a green infrastructure. In an exclusive interview, CEO Marcus Thieme explains how beer can promote nature and climate protection  

Transform to Net Zero: How to make the economy climate neutral by 2050

Microsoft launches the Transfrom to Net Zero initiative for climate protection. Discover what that means and how companies can contribute

News: Ruinart promotes sustainable luxury

The champagne house Maison Ruinart is launching a sustainable “second skin” bottle protection as a symbol of the new, environmentally friendly understanding of luxury 

Access as luxury - Soho House and Co are redefining exclusivity

The concept of luxury is changing. Members-only clubs show that luxury today means access, exchange and community

Viva con Agua - The All Profit Organization

Viva con Agua is committed to a world without thirst. In an exclusive interview, co-founder Tobias Rau reveals how it works and how you can be active in times of COVID-XNUMX

Top CSR trends for sustainable corporate development

In 2020, too, the CSR trends will be towards ethics and sustainability. We show which trends will determine the corporate culture of the future

Heimtextil Trends 2021/22: "Nothing New, Everything New"

The international trade fair Heimtextil is a trendsetter as well as trend barometer for the textile industry. 2021 is considered to be the kickstart for a sustainable and digitized future

Cradle to Cradle founder Braungart on products without a guilty conscience

Cradle to Cradle calls for a revolutionary innovation in our products in terms of design, production, use and return. The result is a world without rubbish. Interview with Prof. Dr Michael Braungart

The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and their level of awareness

Awareness of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals is almost 50%. Society predominantly combines sustainability and climate protection with the SDGs, but many other important aspects are hidden behind them

Fashion statement: Best brands for sustainable bags

Environmentally friendly fashion is the new trend in the fashion cosmos. We show sustainable bag brands to round off the perfect fashion outfit

What is organic honey - differences, standards and seals

Organic honey can do a lot more than just sweeten our breakfast - we show how liquid gold promotes environmental protection and what is important when making a selection

Organic cotton - the most important facts and the most beautiful brands

Key facts, tips on care, advantages and brands - we present everything you need to know about sustainable organic cotton

On The Go: Sustainable backpacks for every occasion

Sustainable, minimalist backpacks are functional, environmentally friendly and even really chic! Here's what to look for and where to get them

White gold know-how: Everything that glitters is gold

Exclusive white gold jewelry creations promise timeless joy. But why is white gold premium and where can you find the most beautiful jewelry?

With organic beer there is a healthy and pure refreshment in summer

In contrast to conventional alternatives, organic beer stands for sustainability in the glass. The ecological refreshment has advantages for the environment and health 

News: PUMA launches sustainable project "Design to Fade"

In collaboration with Living Color and Streamateria, PUMA is launching “Design to Fade” and is taking an important step towards sustainability with the Biodesign collection 

MIT: Pioneering technologies will enrich 2020

According to the renowned MIT Technology Review, innovative future technologies will revolutionize 2020

Corporate Social Responsibility: Top Sustainable Companies 2020

Again this year, companies worldwide were ranked in terms of their CSR. Denmark leads the field of sustainable business practices in the CSR Ranking 2020

Luxury landscape in times of the COVID-XNUMX pandemic - The Next Normal

What is the next normal in the luxury landscape during and after the Corona crisis and how are the trends changing? A big bang for the benefit of agile, digital, sustainable and social business models By expert Julia Riedmeier "Neo Luxury"

Gen Z calls for new standards for brands in times of COVID-19

To emerge stronger from the crisis, brands have to adapt to Gen Z's wishes. A growing group of buyers in transition is demanding transparency and social values 

News: Burberry launches “ReBurberry” to promote sustainability

New collection presented - the British fashion label promotes sustainability with innovative materials

Covid-19: Curse or Blessing for the Retail Sector?

A fictional dispute between our editors, in which two opposing points of view are prepared in an abstract and fact-based manner - pro and con

Architectural design and new standards for sustainability

Setting signals where they are created - this is what the British architecture firm does with its sustainability manifesto

Sustainability #1 - Fashion Megatrend 2020

The study “The State of Fashion” shows the fashion megatrend 2020 “Sustainability # 1”: The growing need of consumers for more sustainable products - even in times of the Black Swan Event

Ethical Home Design - Amazing brands for your home

Ethical Home Design stands for stylish and fair home accessories which are handmade, free of chemicals and from natural raw materials

New Heritage Festival - Buy things that matter

Festival for manufactured products and timeless design - review of a successful event

KPM chief designer Thomas Wenzel on timeless and sensual design

In dialogue with the chief designer of the Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin - challenges of modern table culture

6 sustainable fashion trends transform the fashion industry

The fashion industry must become more sustainable, that's what more and more consumers are demanding. These 6 sustainable fashion trends show how this can be done

The British luxury brand Burberry and its sustainable reorientation

The luxury label Burberry becomes part of the Sustainable Luxury Movement: In addition to a fairly produced coat collection, the company wants to produce climate-neutral by 2022

Prince Charles and his plea for a sustainable future

The Prince of Wales has been committed to a sustainable future for decades. With various projects and initiatives, Prince Charles supports areas such as finance and the food industry to act responsibly

A Swedish premium yacht is bringing e-mobility to the sea

X Shore is the name of the Swedish manufacturer of the 100 percent electrically operated electric yacht. The company focuses primarily on aesthetics and sustainability

New Luxury - luxury as an expression of a new and cultivated rebellion

New Luxury - Luxury becomes the expression of a new, cultivated rebellion: Status symbols are charged with ethical added value and sustainable concerns. The luxury market is growing steadily worldwide. But what does luxury mean today?  

Fairtrade and best organic coffee: Tips for conscious coffee enjoyment

Fairtrade coffee, what exactly is it and which seals should you look out for? We show how you can enjoy coffee sustainably in addition to the choice of coffee beans

Gucci Equilibrium brings transparency to the next level

The fashion house sets new standards. With its Gucci Equilibrium program, the label shows how transparently and innovatively a company can act in order to achieve its sustainability goals

Recycling & Upcycling: how it's done and what you can do to support

Recycling plastic is just as important in industry as it is in private households. More and more people even want to live plastic-free. The facets of recycling and what brands make of it

Groundbreaking changes in the luxury industry

According to Bain & Company, disruptive trends are set to radically change the landscape in the luxury market and create new values

Corporate Social Responsibility - Top 100 Companies 2019

Corporate social responsibility is becoming more and more important and global corporations are focusing on sustainability. Reduction of CO2 emissions and waste, diversity and other sustainable aspects are the basis of the CSR assessment

Infographic: The 5 ultimate climate protection tips

Not only politics is in demand. With a few simple tricks, everyone can do something to protect the climate at home and in everyday life

Sustainable companies with modern values

As social interest in sustainability continues to grow, companies also need to adapt their philosophies to remain relevant and competitive. In view of new customer needs such as the desire for transparency or environmental protection, sustainable companies in particular will be able to achieve success in the future. You can find out which companies these are and which strategies they pursue here.


In view of the acute threat to resources and environmentally harmful practices in relevant industries, corporate social responsibility is not just a focus, but a must-have for sustainable companies. The corporate social and environmental responsibility of companies affects all company processes. Be it internal or external structures as well as the entire value chain of products - sustainable companies pursue a holistic strategy to protect the environment.


Facts, stats & trends related to sustainable companies

In order to highlight positive actions and corporate ethics, we present sustainable companies that act in a radically transparent manner. Rankings, expert interviews and studies also show you which trends will define the future. This is how you find out which sustainable companies you can identify with. Future, conscious decisions regarding the selection of a product, a service or maybe even an employer can be made with ease.