Business Traveller (India) - - WATCHES -

is year at Baselworld, Chopard an­nounced that it will use “100 per cent re­spon­si­bly sourced gold in all jew­ellery and watches and mea­sure im­pact against UN Global Goals for sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment”. UN Goals are so­cial and eco­nomic devel­op­ments to be achieved by 2030, which in­clude bet­ter treat­ment of the en­vi­ron­ment and peo­ple. On its Journey to Sus­tain­able Lux­ury, Chopard is work­ing with ar­ti­sans and small-scale mines to re­ceive a Fairmined certi cation for re­spon­si­bly mined gold.

e rst watch made of Fairmined gold is the L.U.C Tourbillon QF Fairmined, launched in 2014. is year, adding to the L.U.C fam­ily is a new ver­sion of the em­blem­atic L.U.C uat­tro. It is re­designed with a mod­ern ap­peal. e ver­ti­cal satin-brushed sil­ver-toned dial is com­plete with two bright blue hands for the hours and min­utes. e sub­dial at 6 o’clock has the sec­onds hand and a date in­di­ca­tor. e nine-day power re­serve gauge is po­si­tioned at 12 o’clock. Cra ed from 18-karat rose gold, the case is held by a blue calf­skin leather strap with an al­li­ga­tor leather lin­ing. Limited to 50 pieces.

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