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International think-tank announces fifth annual Brands with a Conscience

January 3, 2008/13.49

The Medinge Group, an international think-tank on branding and business, today releases its fifth annual Brands with a Conscience list. In the Group’s opinion, these eight diverse organizations show that it is possible for brands to succeed as they contribute to the betterment of the society by sustainable, socially responsible and humanistic behaviour.    The […]

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Modify your shopping

/3.17

A nice site came across my virtual desk today: Modify, an eco-chic boutique specializing in higher-end fashion, accessories, home items and beauty products. I don’t know the folks behind it, but I am pretty impressed with the home page design. We linked it from the Lucire Shopping Guide—the online one—today.    Shows there’s plenty of growing […]

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Lucire’s Car to Be Seen in nominees for 2008

December 23, 2007/21.54

Last night, the nominees for Lucire’s Car to be Seen in 2008 were announced: Fiat 500 Ford Mondeo Jaguar XF Volvo C30 Audi A4 Audi S5    Look, ma: no minivans or SUVs. These still have not distinguished themselves, in our book. One looks much the same as the other—except for the Volvo XC60, which we […]

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Summer Rayne Oakes one of Amica’s top 20 trend-setters

December 13, 2007/5.27

I think it’s way cool when another magazine calls one of your own one of its 20 most in?uential trend-setters under 40. And this is out of a global sample of people. Congratulations, Summer Rayne, for making it into Amica’s list! It’s much deserved—and yet another example of how we’ve been ahead of the curve. […]

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Summer Rayne at Live Earth

December 10, 2007/8.27

Lucire editor-at-large Summer Rayne Oakes discusses eco-fashion and responsibly produced beauty products at Live Earth, in this video posted to YouTube over the weekend. […]

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I’ve been travelling

November 23, 2007/3.29

And I love being free. The last month has been pretty hectic, with trips around Australia and New Zealand, plus a very eye-opening humdinger of a trip to Taiwan.    I’ll give my reasons in depth in a future Lucire, but I think Taiwan is the next big vacation spot. You’d normally think of an island […]

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Tesla Roadster delayed, but not due to batteries

October 29, 2007/22.58

Darryl Siry at Tesla Motors sent out an email today advising that The New York Times got an important fact wrong about the production delay facing the Tesla Roadster. On his blog are the facts: I spoke with John Markoff, the author of the article, and he said he was apologetic for the error and […]

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A future Lucire Car to Be Seen in?

October 28, 2007/5.19

[Cross-posted] Honda’s Takeo Fukui has said that he will put the world’s ?rst hydrogen fuel-cell car on the market by next year, with a sticker price of around £50,000. The car emits water vapour as its “exhaust”.    This is fabulous thinking: rather than hold the technology back, as all the other automakers are doing, […]

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The Tesla Roadster is ready

October 13, 2007/23.29

Here’s Lucire’s Car to be Seen in 2007, in production and available to the public. The Tesla Roadster might not sound throaty and grunty but for those of us who grew up with Knight Rider, I suspect we will not care. And the rich environmentalists and celebs who will buy one certainly won’t. […]

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Supporting literacy: recycle your magazines

October 11, 2007/22.56

‘Magazine publishing powerhouses and reading advocates team to inspire schools to join global magazine recycling initiative for literacy’. The press release may have a long headline, but the cause is a worthy one.    Since 2005, Lucire has supported the initiatives of MagazineLiteracy.org, aimed at promoting literacy to children initially in the US, through the use […]

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