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Richemont joins PWC panel on the circular economy titled “Circularity as the new normal” in the luxury industry

Matthew Kilgarriff, Richemont’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, joins PWC panel discussion on the circular economy in the watch and jewellery industry

Richemont participates in industry collaboration to launch 'Gemstones and Jewellery Community Platform'

Richemont’s Maisons have been collaborating with peers since 2015 through the Coloured Gemstones Working Group that aims to unite the industry through shared commitments to catalyse positive change, for people and planet.

Richemont co-chairs the new SDG Taskforce launched by the Responsible Jewellery Council

The Responsible Jewellery Council has announced the launch of an SDG Taskforce to create a platform to benchmark members' progress in the implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Cartier partners with LVMH and Prada to form the Aura Blockchain Consortium

Today, Cartier together with LVMH and the Prada Group announced the creation of the #AuraBlockchain. The technology offered will provide access to product history and proof of authenticity, addressing the challenges of traceability, responsible sourcing and sustainability.

Panerai reveals Submersible eLAB-ID, a concept watch with the highest percentage of recycled-based material ever

With 98.6% of recycled-based material by weight the watch creates a model for circular watchmaking practices

Richemont participates in industry panel on the Sustainability of Exotic Leathers

Matthew Kilgarriff, Group CSR Director, discusses in detail the sustainability of the exotic leathers' supply chain with the exotic leather industry specialists and luxury peers

IWC achieves RJC Chain-of-Custody Certification

This voluntary standard, which complements the RJC’s Code of Practices (COP) IWC Schaffhausen already adheres to, certifies that the gold and platinum used in IWC Schaffhausen’s supply chain are fully traceable and responsibly sourced

Richemont announces partnership with RAISEfashion & #ANTIRACISMFUND

As part of Richemont’s ongoing commitment to DEI, we are supporting Raise Fashion’s 10 week internship programme for students from four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

Richemont joins RE100 initiative

Richemont commits to sourcing 100% renewable electricity across its entire global operations by 2025

Richemont's 2021 Global CSR Conference

Richemont’s annual CSR Conference took place over five days in January 2021

Visionnaire Sprint, a successful Richemont’s internal innovation initiative

Over 8 000 colleagues participated across geographies and professional roles in Richemont’s initiative to nurture innovation mindsets and drive impact across the business

Cartier joins The Lion’s Share Fund

Find out more about Cartier’s commitment to this award-winning UNDP initiative that unites brands, conservationists and consumers to tackle the crisis in nature, biodiversity and climate

Richemont supports European Sustainable Development Week 2020

Learn about all the initiatives put together by our European Regional Sustainability team, from webinars to building awareness and learning through hosting informative and engaging panel discussions to share how we are contributing to progress on this front

Richemont announces DEI developments including creation of Group DEI Council

Dedicated team of six Senior Leaders and four Gen Z employees to support and guide the Group to have real impact

Richemont speaks at CITES on UN’s World Wildlife Day

Matthew Kilgarriff, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, talks about Richemont’s actions to support biodiversity

Richemont's 2019 Global CSR Conference takes place

Richemont’s inaugural CSR Conference took place on 10 and 11 October in Geneva.

Richemont sponsors WeQual Awards 2019 for world-class women executives

Richemont actively supports equal representation in the workplace and helps accelerate the advancement of women’s careers in our industry and beyond.

ConnectHer for equal opportunities in career development

As 57% of our global workforce and 61% of our Millenials workforce are women, we see it as our responsibility to support them in important moments in their career when major decisions are being taken.

First step towards a ‘Circular Economy’

Richemont’s acquisition of Watchfinder in 2018 represents a step into the market of pre-owned luxury goods, specifically watches.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP receives Diversity & Inclusion Award at Milan’s Diversity Day

Celebrating companies which value diversity and prove the importance of inclusion every day in the workplace.

Global Wellbeing Campaign

In order to provide better visibility and awareness of our international benefits schemes, a global wellbeing campaign was developed in close collaboration with our employees and implemented in 2019.

Explorer Programme

We have launched an internal program for people who are keen to develop outside their current role and who value experiences over linear career pathways.

Panerai Ecologico demonstrates product eco-innovation at SIHH 2019

Panerai Ecologico is a philosophy and a commitment that drives innovation in product development.

#NEVERSTOPLEARNING

In 2018, we launched our new take on learning comprising: a revamped portal; a mobile App; and hundreds of hours of open content.