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Wolfgang Blau @wblau London / New York

Chief Operating Officer, Conde Nast (global), President, International // Affiliations: Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Trustee / Reuters Institute, Advisory Board.

4,744 Following   50,837 Followers   24,910 Tweets

Joined Twitter 6/16/08


@annettedittert ...right before moving out and after years of public verbal abuse and worse by him, he said: ‘mhm,… https://t.co/VYmsSonSUG
7/4
2020
One step short of the EU breaking talks off entirely https://t.co/agA91nJ8TS
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauBy getting to know their suppliers, brands can identify strategies - and find the motivation - to design better. Bo… https://t.co/QsQSMjOVLw
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauLong-overdue text about applying a lot more restraint in using the term ‘fascist’ when describing the methods of Tr… https://t.co/8EFRseSEAy
7/2
2020
Four years after Britain voted to “take back control” of its borders in a Brexit referendum dominated by immigratio… https://t.co/eFlk9nOY0W
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauGood morning in sad, jealous tweets. All schools in Taiwan have been open since February. They did not listen to Ch… https://t.co/0CtXQu5Vr3
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @caitoriordan wow. That is big. Congratulations.This. https://t.co/DSile4Xf7x
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauBarnier sends uncompromising and blunt warning to London’s financial institutions - a stark ‘pack your bags’ messag… https://t.co/tMsSDMiU0H
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauSo depressing that this is still a thing. I was employed as a child labourer in a garment factory in the Midlands i… https://t.co/BNjNZUtIHg
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauThree major awards for Condé Nast Britain: Edward Enninful received the PPA Consumer Editor of the Year Award / Br… https://t.co/HsuvR91TqfMost newspaper journalists writing about sustainability seem to think their own company’s carbon footprint must be negligible. Check again.
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau1947. Incroyable!! https://t.co/FRDYtnRpHa
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7/1
2020
I say this after we have started looking into our own carbon footprint and publicly reporting it. It is not negligi… https://t.co/9fRS6dzwoRMost newspaper journalists writing about sustainability seem to think their own company’s carbon footprint must be negligible. Check again. @TheSacredIsle I thought it’s about Brexit.
6/30
2020
New York Times pulls out of Apple News https://t.co/Y8XtkxGqgo
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauFor some EU states, developments in Libya, Sahel and the East Med are far more important than developments with Bre… https://t.co/rRBohJog1h
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauLe Vogue britannique se paye une couverture originale par David Hockney pour son numéro d’août https://t.co/wYwB9GetZG
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @HeleneBismarck Same here. At scale, this kind of ignorance becomes a security risk.British Vogue's August cover, painted by none other than David Hockney. Read Edward Enninful's editorial about the… https://t.co/X4c0qGrScQ
6/29
2020
Duda might still win, but there is hope for those who want to reinstate the rule of law in Poland. https://t.co/vO0309SGH2
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauNew online @NewYorker: I spoke to scientists about the record-breaking 100.4 heat in the Arctic, thawing permafrost… https://t.co/iJrIJFdtgP
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauGreen wave sweeps second round of local elections in several French cities : Lyon and Strasbourg will have green ma… https://t.co/wGfIjDBZbN
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauDoes college need to be on campus? Does news need to be in print? Do newsrooms need to be rooms? Does voting hav… https://t.co/y5fyDEjfCB
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauI have been reading some over the years about what voguing is and where it came from, but this new 12 min. video by… https://t.co/rbmamfBkzlKiddy Smile donne un cours de voguing dans les bureaux de Vogue Paris ! Regardez la vidéo ici...… https://t.co/m9kzWU8Yyl
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @DuncanWChisholm Thank you, Duncan.
6/28
2020
Brexit, anyone? https://t.co/teGPF4iI7JBetween 1916 - 22, China sent 135.000 men to France and Belgium to support the Allied war effort, laying railway li… https://t.co/RQJFz5Rd0mOnly if we end the pandemic everywhere can we end the pandemic anywhere. And globally we are very much not bendin… https://t.co/EgeHzEexS9
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauMerkel, asked whether a No Trade Deal-Brexit would be a personal defat for her: 'No‘. Implies that it remains uncl… https://t.co/ifTSHJPiJL
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6/27
2020
Chris has lead the way once more. It wouldn‘t hurt @facebook to acknowledge that. https://t.co/gM4LOOBcmW
6/26
2020
@George_Osborne Yes, I‘d say that pre-Corbyn that was what being in the opposition meant - wanting to govern. :-)Viscose, aka rayon, is a big driver of deforestation. So is poverty. A new report recognizes both - for a way forwa… https://t.co/MCH6I3E0BT
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @jbenton @NiemanLab @laurahazardowen Wow. I have learned a lot from you, Joshua, and the team of writers you built… https://t.co/KffjvBekNTIn the past, I looked at the world’s governments as democratic or autocratic and as left/centrist or right. Now I l… https://t.co/BZEuJzX7lnOne of the all-time Brexit headlines https://t.co/Oit2ykWio3
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6/25
2020
The painful conclusion is that Britain has the wrong sort of government for a pandemic—and, in Boris Johnson, the w… https://t.co/nEnki6FTHs
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauWhen the pubs re-open, it doesn't mean the virus has gone away. It just means they have room for you in intensive care.
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauWhile many Europeans are disillusioned in the way the EU managed the pandemic, 63% request more European cohesion &… https://t.co/cVkMnguMtF
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauBoris Johnson confronted over claim no country has working coronavirus app https://t.co/n5c4PE6XgH
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauAm curious: which countries’ universities will benefit from this the most? https://t.co/A45T1YRkiHCondé Nast commits to diversity in #NewFronts pitch https://t.co/QOBY97CKZr https://t.co/sfRzP2Q6VS
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6/24
2020
Remarkable account of how Germany transformed its police force. Visits to concentration camps, courses in ethics.… https://t.co/86S4yBzQAP
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauLinkedIn always thinks I am Spanish, and I quite like that!
6/23
2020
After five years, these refugee kids are graduating from school with top marks and an insane level of German - via… https://t.co/h6XzFNJ31u
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauBrexit? Anyone? https://t.co/UWXZ1U7QwU @hierprivat @SPIEGEL_Gruppe Gold! Herzlichen Glückwunsch!Beyond satire. https://t.co/jTlrqOkYCg
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau150 propositions pour une rupture écologique - A la une du Monde bouclé à l’instant https://t.co/CojCc8oBr7
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauThe climate emergency on Le Monde’s front page: https://t.co/7aS1lGGf45
6/22
2020
Siberian town tops 100 degrees F, the hottest temperature ever recorded north of the Arctic Circle. This scares me… https://t.co/6qMDFX87cb
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauRemarkable: @SZ, a top German paper, leads today with an essay about journalistic neutrality. "The white majority i… https://t.co/DReFL8rq1S
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @samaracello wow
6/21
2020
@EricHolthaus have pre-ordered it, Eric. (UK Amazon says Aug. 6th)Britain's government has been slow, inconsistent and poorly led in its response to the pandemic. It has played a ba… https://t.co/mpqOgJle6n
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauIt was 100º F, 70 miles north of the Arctic Circle today. We live now on a far different planet than we did 50 yea… https://t.co/eWXeLAi5SN
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauUS and foreign visitors aren’t anticipated to return to the UK scene until spring 2021. “There’s a long road ahead… https://t.co/ImcnjC6mT7
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauI really love this "Public Figures" statue by Korean artist Do Ho Suh. https://t.co/AqDsWGJ0i0
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau“...the experience of living in the west does not make returning Chinese students, as we might once have hoped, per… https://t.co/DyUocBIVYn
6/20
2020
https://t.co/zJqH16C8fT https://t.co/5NhJecmmKeAs tuberculosis shaped modernism, so COVID-19 and our collective experience of staying inside for months on end wil… https://t.co/rYNmHQwqKA
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @Otto_English a globe.Brexit: It’s getting tight. https://t.co/JD0N4xEHYYDo I need to worry about Boris Johnson returning to journalism? https://t.co/NYi4QS8H37many of the people who constantly trash journalism would rather replace it with this kind of sycophancy https://t.co/JqMWpbEUnK
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6/19
2020
"When is the beautiful couple gazing dreamily from the infinity pool into the distance not of white European descen… https://t.co/D2hyOu8MX8On a day when we’re hearing a great deal of fanfare about the potential benefits of an Australian-UK trade deal, he… https://t.co/tYLFVtd3WN
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @shfitz p. 13 https://t.co/FF8xVulopuNote the connection to Ireland. Brexit, anyone? https://t.co/bh8qtpyGiFThere isn’t a smarter, braver, more inspirational journalist working today than @mariaressa, whose conviction this… https://t.co/4n4NkgP359
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @BrigidLaffan Congratulations! 💐🧸
6/18
2020
John Bolton says Trump "saw conspiracies under rocks”, was “stunningly uninformed", thought Finland was part of Rus… https://t.co/GQPRxSm1Yd
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauThat beekeeper heart honeycomb image. A thread. https://t.co/55lqUZ4uiI
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauMonths before Steve Jobs died, Mark & I had a meeting with him at Apple HQ to pitch an iOS version of FB’s web plat… https://t.co/wwvK6huRf7
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauI'm Andreas Michaelis, and it is a privilege to take up my new role as Germany's Ambassador to the UK, a country in… https://t.co/v30okMFq5A
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau @GermanAmbUK Herzlich willkommen in London! Good fortune!"Pandemics such as coronavirus are the result of humanity’s destruction of nature, according to leaders at the UN,… https://t.co/JsTNTht3b8
6/17
2020
https://t.co/AvRVAym1klOne of the most anticipated pieces of global media research is out! ⬇️ looking forward to its launch event and disc… https://t.co/Y3MXTOjC3O
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau“Unless artists talk about the #circulareconomy, it will always be the topic for the elite,” - said @wblau at last… https://t.co/KVbujG5eba
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau1. When you wake up this morning and run your shower, take a second to think about parents who have had their water… https://t.co/4V3ebc0CPG
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauRemarkable letter by Manchester United‘s star player Marcus Rashford: https://t.co/3goJS1R9oo
6/16
2020
@knightfdn @mitrakalita @nytimes "There is a pipeline of failed male journalism entrepreneurs who are waiting to te… https://t.co/STUTugRH8t
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau#VogueChallenge Edward's Top-10: https://t.co/yRccCmeAnOIn a blow to freedom of the media, the Philippine government has imposed a criminal conviction for libel on promine… https://t.co/jUkV0hPCcS
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6/15
2020
‘It’s time to step up, not step back’ — more than 50 global leaders pledge to build back better with the circular e… https://t.co/BI6NMgE6lw
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauA heartbreaker. Next week’s @NewYorker cover by the great @KadirNelson. https://t.co/SJ3FuaxIlf
Retweeted by Wolfgang Blau🇪🇺 35 years ago, five EU countries agreed to abolish their common borders in the Luxembourgish town of #Schengen gr… https://t.co/1Jcz552kDS
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6/14
2020
‘It’s time to step up, not step back’ — more than 50 global leaders pledge to build back better with the circular e… https://t.co/BI6NMgE6lwIt’s time to step up, not step back. More than 50 global leaders pledge to #BuildBackBetter with the circular econo… https://t.co/v99ZoeEE15
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6/13
2020
@tommy_usher It truly is.Many in the UK never forgave or forgot De Gaulle’s “nons”. Nobody in the EU will forget the UK showing them, finall… https://t.co/Pl4YOcb9V8
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauBrexit? Anyone? https://t.co/izskbJwHVvNurses of the UK's National Health Service singing together online. https://t.co/7gvWqvAn1y @amolrajan @emilysheffield @George_Osborne Congratulations, Emily! Very happy for you, and The Evening Standard.Lindner moved the FDP to the right to chase the AfD vote. Merkel stayed the course: CDU/CSU back on around 40% https://t.co/nkKxcUceVx
Retweeted by Wolfgang BlauIn the UK, covid19 has now reached the same negligent treatment as climate change: lockdown is effectively over, th… https://t.co/uCli5Zngtf
6/12
2020
@tonydanker @CBItweets @cbicarolyn Congratulations to you, Tony, and to the the CBI.
6/11
2020

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