Water is one of the biggest environmental challenges, from access to drinking water, at risk of becoming a luxury, to the threats that pollution and overfishing represent for the oceans and marine life. Many of the projects that Rolex supports propose innovative solutions.
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Throughout the twentieth century, Rolex watches were worn by courageous individuals as they set out to explore unknown corners of the globe. Today's expeditions are more likely to pursue scientific and environmental objectives. Rolex is as present as ever through its Perpetual Planet campaign.
In a report published on June 23, the Swiss Federal Audit Office calls attention to the inadequate control of imports of gold into the country. The current system is not equipped to prevent illegal gold from entering Switzerland, where the majority of the world's gold is refined.
At the online presentation of the brand's first new releases for 2020, Georges Kern gave insight into Breitling, a brand he's led for three years, and the chaotic environment of the past months.
What we consider to be signs of wealth are changing, influenced by concerns of sustainability and ethics. So, what does luxury mean in 2020, and what do arguably the pinnacle of luxury – diamonds - represent today?
Since 2018, Blancpain and Fregate Island Private have joined forces to study, restore and preserve the marine environment around the island. A new short film illustrates these efforts.
The Race for Water teams have reached Asia, where they continue their mission – with Breguet as main sponsor – to clear the oceans of plastic waste.
Hublot is working with conservation group Save Our Rhino Africa India (SORAI). A large share of the proceeds from the Big Bang Unico SORAI will go towards efforts to save the rhinoceros from extinction.
The Alpine Eagle takes centre-stage for Chopard at Dubai Watch Week. In stores since a little over a month, the new collection is a soaring success, according to the brand's co-president, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele.