Philanthropy

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Mar 2020

Mercedes leads the Formula 1 effort to fight COVID-19 as new breathing device is approved by NHS

Mercedes Formula 1 engineers successfully begun production of a new breathing aid for use in hospitals just 100 hours after the first meeting. The Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrain&nb... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Mar 2020

Prestige British watchmaker Bremont offers to help manufacture ventilators

Luxury British brand Bremont has offered to switch its Henley-on-Thames facilities from making prestige watches to the manufacture, assembly and testing of precision parts for ventilators. T... Read More

By Tempus | 30 Mar 2020

Family behind The Arts Club and AOK Kitchen launch the Corona Care Challenge

The family group behind London’s The Arts Club, A.O.K Kitchen and JAB Boxing has launched the Corona Care Challenge to support vulnerable patients in the UK. I... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Mar 2020

LVMH's perfume factories produce 12 metric tons of sanitiser gel in first week to help hospitals fight COVID-19

Three perfume factories owned by the prestigious LVMH Group – Christian Dior, Guerlain and Parfums Givenchy – underwent a dramatic shift in operations on 15 March, to become  mass-pro... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Amanda Nevill reflects on her 17 years as CEO of the BFI and tells Tempus why cinema is Britain's greatest export

Cinema is changing. That’s the message from the British Film Institute, the charitable body whose mission is to champion and develop a sizeable domestic industry. 20-years ago, British film pale... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 03 Feb 2020

Why 120 millionaires are calling for international tax reform since the World Economic Forum

Hosted in the idyllic ski resort of Davos, the World Economic Forum made headlines this year for its overwhelming focus on the climate crisis. Speakers included the Prince of Wales and 17-year-old env... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 08 Oct 2019

Discover the luxury travel company that launched an expedition to discover a new species of killer whale

The term “conscious travel” is often bandied around the travel industry without much consideration but there’s far more to the concept than eliminating single use plastics and donati... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 18 Sep 2019

Exclusive: Prince Albert II on how Monaco is pioneering sustainable change from the ground up

Monaco is often associated with the finer things in life, but – as HSH Prince Albert II is determined to point out to the world – finer needn’t mean damaging. The principality’... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Aug 2019

These are the young designers ready to create a "better tomorrow" with their prototypes

The Lexus Design Awards Milan Design Week is far more than a furniture fair. As the interior design world descends upon the northern Italian city each April to delve into future trends, luxury automot... Read More

By Tempus | 30 Jul 2019

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition raises €700,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation

Bentley Motors auctioned a brand new Flying Spur First Edition at Sir Elton John's Midsummer Gala on 25 July, raising €700,000 for the singer's Elton John AIDS Foundation. An anonymous bi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Jun 2019

Compass For Life Foundation for children launches at the House of Commons

The Compass For Life Foundation was launched at a high-profile lunch event hosted by founder Floyd Woodrow MBE DCM and Richard Harrington MP at the House of Commons on 4 June 2019. The lunch even... Read More

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

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