Philanthropy

By Tempus | 10 May 2019

The Tusk Ball at Kensington Palace raises £500,000 for the royal wildlife charity

The Tusk Ball charity gala, hosted at Kensington Palace on Thursday 9 May, has raised £500,000 for wildlife conservation projects in Africa. The charity, of which the Duke of Cambridge is royal ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 May 2019

Former Army pilot Hannah Shergold collaborates with Born Free for her wild new exhibition

Former Army helicopter pilot turned sought-after artist Hannah Shergold has collaborated with wildlife charity Born Free for her new exhibition. Shergold's new collection is inspired by Born Free&... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Apr 2019

How Many Hopes Charity is empowering girls to end poverty in Africa

When journalist Anthony Mulongo first began working with street children in his native Kenya, he was struck not just by the extreme poverty experienced by the country's 2.6 million homeless childr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 02 Apr 2019

Born to be wild: Joanna Lumley on how she is bringing the focus back to nature

Joanna Lumley is a national treasure. Yes, it’s a phrase bandied about with alarming frequency, yet with a career spanning 50 years as a BAFTA-winning actress, author, presenter, model and activ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Feb 2019

Experience island paradise without the plastics as Barbados announces landmark ban

The Caribbean island of Barbados has banned the importation, retail, sale and use of single-use plastic in a landmark effort to protect the island's natural resources and marine life. The remarkab... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jan 2019

Born Free announces Living with Tigers appeal with the sale of Shere Khan necklace

Born Free founder patron Joanna Lumley is redefining the term ‘statement jewellery’ as she models award-winning jeweller Catherine Best’s unique Shere Khan necklace in aid of th... Read More

By Tempus | 30 Oct 2018

Ten Trinity Square launches 'Champions Challenge' charity tournament

Ten Trinity Square private members' club is inviting members and Londoners alike to take part in a charity pool and golf tournament running weekly throughout November. The Champions Challenge pits... Read More

By Cheryl Markosky | 30 Aug 2018

Live guilt-free in a luxury eco-friendly second home

Ultra high-net-worth individuals desire private existences in exclusive places but, increasingly, they’re discovering creative ways to keep their eco-footprints light while s... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Aug 2018

NOMOS Glasheutte releases limited edition timepieces to aid Doctors Without Borders

A Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian organisations, Medècins Sans Frontiéres – or Doctors without Borders – was founded in 1968 by a group of young doctors determined to ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Aug 2018

Sabi Sabi Safari Lodge remembers how Nelson Mandela won a stand off with an elephant

The incredible life of Nelson Mandela – trailblazing civil rights leader, political prisoner and South African president – has been well remembered this year, with an international day of ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 07 Aug 2018

The sweet smell of success: Tempus talks to fragrance entrepreneur Nathalie Vinciguerra

To achieve success in your chosen field, it’s fundamental to live and breathe what you do – and no one knows this more than Nathalie Vinciguerra, founder of luxury fragrance brand Anima Vi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Aug 2018

How Wilderness Safaris is helping HNWs travel with purpose

Many African safari tours have long eschewed their not-so-humble beginnings as extravagant big-game hunts for the Victorian elite in favour of building a contemporary history providing luxur... Read More

By Scott Manson | 25 Jul 2018

Green is the new black: how sustainable design and luxury goods came together

There was a time when luxury and ecological concerns were uneasy bedfellows. How to square the conspicuous consumption and excess of high-end goods with the perceived hairshirt nature o... Read More

By Rose Adams | 10 Jul 2018

Animal instincts: Tim Flach invites us to adopt a fresh perspective on wildlife conservation

The work of London-based animal photographer Tim Flach is renowned the world over – and rightly so. An Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society since 2013 – a title shar... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 04 Jul 2018

Discover the design hotlist: wildlife photographer Tim Flach

From architecture and interiors to art and engineering, Tempus has teamed up with a board of leading experts to unveil the eight innovators set to shake up the design world in Britain in 2018. Each da... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 22 Jun 2018

How do you turn a charity fundraiser into a global giving phenomenon? Eva Longoria reveals all

The phrase ‘fiscal responsibility’ is hardly the sexiest of buzzwords, but for Eva Longoria Bastón, it is the single ethos that has turned her charitable endeavour into a modest fun... Read More

By Rose Adams | 08 Jun 2018

Blancpain unveils new Ocean Commitment watch to celebrate World Oceans Day

Luxury timepiece manufacturer Blancpain has unveiled the perfect maritime accessory, released just in time for World Oceans Day on Friday 8 June. The Ocean Commitment III will be the third i... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 07 Jun 2018

Musician Dougie Poynter on why he wants to encourage the UK's biggest venues to ditch plastic

Dougie Poynter is perhaps best known for his astronomical rise to fame with pop-rock band McFly, but after 15 years of touring the world's most illustrious music venues and stadiums, the bass play... Read More

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