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Sustainability

Marie Chassot, Head of Baume
Economy
Six months down the line with Baume

Six months after launching, Baume is adapting its strategy without compromising its environmental principles. Proof that you can put a wise head on young shoulders. Marie Chassot, who heads the brand, tells more.

Monday, 03 December 2018
5 min read
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Premier B01 Chronograph 42 Bentley British Racing Green © Breitling
Economy
Breitling in Paris to debut a new range and present its strategy

Well-known for its aviator and diver’s watches, Breitling is reintroducing the Premier, an elegantly stylish line to be worn on land that first appeared in the 1940s, as a complement to the brand's more sporty tool watches.

Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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The Pink Legacy - a sensational coloured diamond ring
Economy
Are lab-grown diamonds an ethical alternative?

Are sustainability and ethics reshaping the market for gem-quality diamonds? That the world's biggest diamond mining company, De Beers, has started selling jewellery made with lab-grown stones suggests the industry is taking these issues seriously. So could diamond mines become a thing of the past?

Monday, 19 November 2018
5 min read
2
Cari
Culture
Luxury watch brands and charities, a new value proposal

With products that ooze excess to the average consumer, luxury brands have looked for ways to support charities and prove that the bottom line isn't their only concern.

Thursday, 08 November 2018
6 min read
Jérôme Cavadini, CEO of the Panerai manufactory in Neuchâtel
Point of View
Panerai's energy transition

Panerai's manufacture in Neuchâtel is widely considered to be a model in eco-responsible construction. We met its director, Jérôme Cavadini.

Monday, 22 October 2018
3 min read
Solar panels © Omega
Economy
Watch brands go greener

Increasingly, watch brands are taking environmental concerns into consideration, from renewable energy to soft mobility solutions. This is a natural progression in an industry focused on the long term.

Monday, 22 October 2018
Flavia Giovannelli
4 min read
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Fairmined Gold
Economy
The long road to an ethical gold standard

Chopard has kept its promise. Since July, the brand uses only gold from ethical sources. But at just 5% of global watch and jewellery production, sustainable gold is still as rare as the initiatives aimed at making responsibly-sourced gold the norm in the luxury industry.

Monday, 24 September 2018
4 min read
12
Rolex-Reptrak-1-cover
Economy
Swiss watch firms enjoy a cast-iron reputation

In the list of the most reputable multinationals in 2018, Rolex takes top ranking for the third consecutive year, beating Lego and Google to the number-one spot. Meanwhile, a similar survey of the main publicly listed Swiss corporations puts Swatch Group and Richemont second and third, behind bathroom manufacturer Geberit.

Monday, 27 August 2018
3 min read
Custom Timepiece Red Cotton Material © Baume
Trend Forecaster
Richemont launches Baume, a no-compromise brand

Richemont is introducing a fresh, new, eco-responsible brand by the name of Baume whose watches combine minimalist designs with maximum personalisation and low prices.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Isabelle Hildebrand
4 min read
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