In partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council, Cartier and Kering are launching the Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030. Open to watch and jewellery brands across the globe, it lays down a common core of goals for the climate, natural resources and inclusiveness.
With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.
The Swiss Federal Office of Metrology (METAS), in partnership with Neuchâtel University's Institute of Physics, has developed an atomic clock, the primary reference in precision. Unique in the world, it positions Switzerland at the forefront of time measurement.
Swiss watch exports contracted by almost a quarter in 2009, slipping 22.3% to CHF 13.2 billion. Quentin Simonet gives his analysis of what this means for the industry.