Philanthropy

By Tempus | 17 Apr 2021

Record elephant and rhino births set to entice safari-going travellers back to Kenya

Two regions in Kenya have reported record birth rates for rhino and elephants in 2020, leading to optimism for spectacular safari experiences in 2021 and beyond. These positive figures coupl... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 20 Mar 2021

Making an impact: from social responsibility to ESG investment

At the end of January, BlackRock’s Larry Fink delivered his annual letter to the world’s CEOs and investors. In it, he issued a stark reminder that we ignore our fragility as a species at ... Read More

By Tempus | 09 Mar 2021

To protect and respect: an impactful conservation experience on Alphonse Island, Seychelles

If the number one priority on your list right now is escaping the gloomy late winter slump in the UK, why not make your first post-lockdown trip an unforgettable experience that will ex... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Mar 2021

Rolls-Royce launches nationwide competition for aspiring young designers

Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced a nationwide competition in which it is asking aspiring young designers to submit their ideas for a new feature for its famed Wildlife... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 04 Mar 2021

Elizabeth Scarlett putting conservation at the heart of its purpose with a self-imposed 'Earth tax'

In a clarion call to action for businesses, ethical luxury brand Elizabeth Scarlett has pledged to donate two percent of its annual sales to the preservation of keystone species. As par... Read More

By Darren Roiser | 09 Nov 2020

KWM managing partner Darren Roiser reveals his key ingredients to creating better business through crisis

When the European arm of international law firm King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) filed for administration in January 2017, observers followed an unfolding saga as the UK experienced its largest ... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 09 Nov 2020

Rivers of change: becoming a CEO in the middle of a pandemic didn’t quench Natalie Campbell’s entrepreneurial fire or drive for inclusion

Natalie Campbell became CEO of ethical bottled water company Belu in March 2020. Three weeks later, Britain’s Covid-19 lockdown officially kicked in. As Natalie says, “I was pretty much fa... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 05 Oct 2020

Wild at heart: we find out why homeware brand Elizabeth Scarlett has put wildlife conservation at its heart

Luxury accessories and homeware brand Elizabeth Scarlett has put wildlife conservation at the heart of its business ethos. Guided by the belief that “purpose is as important as profit&... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 04 Jun 2020

Tempus salutes the luxury British brands helping our frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic

Download your free copy of Tempus today A WARM WELCOME  Grand dame hotel Claridges has, in its time, given lodging to everyone from Queen Victoria to Audrey Hepburn, and lately it’s been op... Read More

By Tempus | 19 May 2020

The Savoy partners with City Harvest to provide meals to London’s most vulnerable

The Savoy is working with charity City Harvest to provide hundreds of meals each week to vulnerable communities in London. The hotel’s head chef, Fabrice Lasnon is leading a small... Read More

By Tempus | 11 May 2020

How virtual private members’ club Grapevine is uniting to help key workers

Since its inception in 2019, Grapevine’s mission has been to be a private members’ club with a difference. Founded by Panda Christie, the fully virtual club is a t... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 21 Apr 2020

Big brands stepping up their philanthropic efforts amid crisis

Amid the global pandemic, several large businesses have seized the initiative to help the fight against the coronavirus outbreak by making significant charitable donations, as well as repurposing prod... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Apr 2020

Mayfair’s Maddox Gallery to raise £1million for the NHS through virtual art sales

Mayfair-based Maddox Gallery is set to raise millions to benefit the NHS with a month of virtual charity sales. The contemporary art gallery, founded by creative director Jay Rutland, raised more than... Read More

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