In a report released by WWF (Switzerland) on December 18, 2018, IWC ranked first among 15 watchmaking and jewelry brands, and was the only one above the world. The brand at the midpoint of the six-tier nature rating system of WWF. The WWF report examines how companies are responsible for the environmental impact of brand activities and the transparency of related initiatives.
IWC movement assembly
IWC integrates sustainable development into business operations and released a report in 2018 following the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, describing ongoing activities and future goals. IWC appreciates the initiative of WWF (Switzerland) to attract public attention to the environmental impact of the watchmaking and jewellery industry, and encourages consumers to consider the origin and durability of their purchases.
IWC watch assembly
Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC, said: ‘IWC has been committed to producing watches to the highest standards for many years, and carefully consider the relevant social and environmental impacts. We recognize that there is more work to do, Commitments are constantly evolving. ‘
IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph “Little Prince” Special Edition (IW377721) Dial Side
IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph ‘Little Prince’ Special Edition (IW377721) on the back side
IWC watch production and the Swiss headquarters are powered by renewable energy, as are the brand’s precious metal suppliers. IWC strives to source primarily recycled metals and to ensure that all its precious metal and diamond suppliers comply with the industry’s best practices established by the Responsible Jewellery Council. Since 2013, IWC has been a winner of the ‘Trusted Brands’ Butterfly Award from PositiveLuxury. IWC’s follow-up measures to manage environmental impact include further addressing greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, reducing the volume and weight of major product packaging, and seeking reusable, recycled and degradable plastics. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)