Philanthropy

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

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 Lysanne Currie | 31 Oct 2019

The rise and rise of conscious capitalism

On 16 January 2018 the world’s top CEOs woke up to a startling missive from one of their own. Laurence D Fink, founder of BlackRock, the most influential investment firm on Earth, wrote: “... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 10 Oct 2019

The changing face of wealth: From Leonardo to Greta, we examine the real influencers behind the new UHNW, and the behaviour trends that will affect us all

This is Leonardo DiCaprio. You know him from Titanic, The Wolf of Wall Street, and this year’s triumphant Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. His 30-year résumé of award-winning perf... 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 Tempus | 20 Jun 2019

Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood at Buckingham Palace

American fashion designer and entrepreneur Ralph Lauren has been awarded an Honorary Knighthood (KBE) at Buckingham Palace for his Services to Fashion. The designer received his KBE at a private ... Read More