Can Mobile Data Help Combat Climate Change in Germany?

January 11, 2017 7:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

One of our favorite topics at LUCA is using Big Data for Social Good, to measure our progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Aside from goals 7, 11 and 13, on energy, cities, and climate, there is also number 17, which we believe is extremely important: create compelling partnerships in order to achieve the objectives of the SDGs. This is precisely why our team has been working together with partners to find a smarter data solution for reducing air pollution in cities.

“Luxury Brands Must Continue to See the Value of Sustainability”: An Exclusive Interview With Diana Verde Nieto, CEO of Positive Luxury

January 10, 2017 8:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Luxury brands have not been traditionally associated with robust action on environmental impacts or sustainability, despite these two trends becoming the new ‘business as usual’ in the mainstream consumer goods sector. However, according to a new report from Positive Luxury titled ‘Predictions for the Luxury Industry: Sustainability and Innovation’, the sustainability gap is finally starting to close. We had the pleasure of interviewing Diana Verde Nieto, one of the two trailblazing entrepreneurs behind this innovative company we now have the opportunity to partner with. Diana emphasises that sustainability is no longer nice-to-have for luxury brands - it is now a requirement.