This is the second year that Oris has taken component in World Clean-Up Day, a worldwide initiative that seeks to produce a cleaner planet and shield its future. In 2017, 80 Oris volunteers collected litter from rivers and roadsides in the location surrounding Oris’ Hölstein headquarters. This year, Oris expanded its activities. About 15 of the company’s worldwide subsidiaries took component in the initiative and clean-uped their towns and coastlines.
Oris believes passionately in conservation and is committed to acting sustainably in line with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Oris chairman Ulrich W Herzog, who has spearheaded the company’s vision to be socially, economically and ecologically accountable, mentioned, “As an independent Swiss watch brand, we’re proud of our watchmaking traditions, but we’re also very passionate about bringing change to our world for the better, and in particular about conserving the world’s environment. Our goal is to protect the environment and to support other areas in the world in need of conservation.”
The brand also announced a new version of the iconic Oris Divers Sixty-Five on a strap produced from recycled plastic. The material utilized in the strap is known as r-Radyarn, which is produced from post-customer recycled polymer. Herzog added, “It’s very exciting. It’s made of a filament yarn derived from recycled PET. There are lots of positives here, not least that the manufacturing process behind it saves approximately 50 per cent of the energy used in creating the material for the first time. Recycling also removes the impact on the non-renewable energy sources from which PET is derived.”
Oris ambassador, explorer and marine conservationist Jérôme Delafosse mentioned, “If you purchase a watch with a recycled plastic strap and you’re proud of it, it’s the first step to change your behaviour.” For specifics, go to www.khimjiswatches.com.
Information Source: Muscat Daily