Motifs: Florian Jung
Think globally, act locally. A phrase that encourages people to consider the entire planet when making decisions. That even on the individual level, choices can have a global impact. Something that Florian Jung fully believes in.
I’m convinced that electromobility will move us forward, no question about it.
A professional windsurfer, ocean adventurer, environmentalist, e-mobility advocate and founder of the non-profit Mon Coeur foundation, Jung believes that true sustainability is achievable if people take personal responsibility first. “The world is like a house,” he explains. “If each and every one of us cleans up their room, we can live here with 8 billion people.”
Jung is also of the opinion that a lot of small changes can lead to big ones. That every step in the right direction is worth celebrating. “It’s not about being perfect,” he states when asked about current climate protection efforts. “It’s about replacing small things in everyday life and incorporating others accordingly. All these little things add up to the big change that we need.”
One of these “little” changes is choosing to drive electric. “Both driving Polestar 2 and surfing are rituals in everyday life that I really enjoy,” he says. “Driving from A to B with a car like this long term, with a clear conscience, would be great.” The growing popularity of EVs, combined with the increasing efforts to produce electricity cleanly and sustainably, represent a true shift towards a more climate-friendly future. “In the long run, electromobility is the most sustainable option for me,” says Jung. “Things are already going in the right direction, but of course we are still at the beginning. I’m convinced that electromobility will move us forward, no question about it.”
All aboard: the Polestar Referral programme
Enthusiasm is contagious. Upon discovering a new hobby, restaurant, or band that you cannot get enough of, the urge to spread the word to friends and family is never far behind. After all, sharing is caring. The path towards greater electric mobility is indeed a journey of shared excitement. And we know that getting behind the wheel of an EV can have the same impact. Which is why we’re launching the Polestar referral programme.
Polestar at the Met Gala
Few things occupy the space where design, art, and innovation meet as naturally as fashion. The runway is a known environment for true experimentation, showcasing new techniques, materials, and design philosophies to audiences eager to see what’s next and what’s still in the realm of fantasy. The Met Gala, colloquially known as “fashion’s big night out”, is where the who’s who of this world congregate. And to meet up at this meeting of minds, participants took another thing that’s perfectly at home in the middle of the Venn diagram of design, art, and innovation: Polestar 2.
The importance of impatience: Polestar 2 sustainability upgrades
Patience. A famously good thing. There is no end to the folksy phrases and nuggets of wisdom that emphasise the importance of being good at waiting. Patience, it’s said, is a virtue. But when it comes to righting environmental wrongs, it’s also a luxury. One we don’t have. Which is the reasoning behind the Polestar 2 sustainability upgrades.