Leading voices, along with our in-house experts, share insights on what can be done to preserve our ocean. Explore our range of feature articles, podcasts and event highlights on nature-based solutions, the circular economy, and achieving a positive ocean impact.
Does coral have a future? Why all eyes should be on the Maldives in 2024
Time is running out to save the world’s coral reefs, says Professor Callum Roberts, but new findings suggest we can help them to survive climate change
Jan. 24, 2024
Baroness Scotland: for the common good
Baroness Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, has witnessed the effects of climate change on her home country, Dominica, first hand. She tells LUX magazine how the world’s financial institutions need to get creative to help developing nations combat climate change.
Jul. 04, 2023
Markus Müller on creating the virtuous circle
Markus Müller discusses how the ocean, biodiversity, the global economy and the world of finance are inextricably linked – and proposes what should be done now to make business fit for a nature-compliant future.
May. 22, 2023
Ocean investment: from north to south
Karen Sack, a leading voice in the ocean economy, speaks to LUX about how only action and investment from the Global North can allay the effects of global warming on the world economy – and its most vulnerable nations
Apr. 27, 2023
Jean-Michel Cousteau: choose life
Jean-Michel Cousteau, the French ocean explorer, film maker, educationalist, philanthropist and founder of the Ocean Futures Society, talks about connecting with people globally to make a difference; and about his celebrated father, Jacques Cousteau.
Jan. 30, 2023
The DB x ORRAA Ocean Conference 2022
Co-hosted by Deutsche Bank and the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA), the DB x ORRAA Ocean Conference aimed to to demystify the sustainable blue economy and show how private capital can help achieve positive ocean impact at scale.
Sep. 16, 2022
Future Fundamentals Podcast
Nature as a solution: working with nature towards ocean conservation and coastal resilience
Callum Roberts, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Maldives Coral Institute and Professor of Marine Conservation at the University of Exeter, joins Markus Müller, Global Head of the Chief Investment Office at Deutsche Bank’s Private Bank, to discuss how nature-based solutions to environmental challenges could protect, sustain and restore some of the planet’s most threatened eco-systems.
Mar. 14, 2022
Circle of influence: the Maldives' shift to a circular economy
The vulnerability of the Maldives to sea-level rises and pollution has brought about the early adoption of a circular economy, with its concept of zero waste. This sustainable approach is a key part of the blue economy and offers great opportunities for future innovation and business.
Aug. 17, 2021
The deep sea: Earth’s final frontier for exploration and sustainable development
Doug McCauley, professor of ocean science at the University of California Santa Barbara and director of the Benioff Ocean Initiative, joins Markus Müller, head of the Chief Investment Office at Deutsche Bank's International Private Bank, to discuss the deep sea and the importance of taking a long-term, sustainable approach to its development.
Jul. 05, 2021