For IWC, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is all about the contribution we make towards improving society and the environment. We believe that embracing our ecological and social commitment will enable us to make a positive contribution to the well-being of our people, our community and our environment, and is ultimately the best way to guarantee our own long-term success. The company’s operations are therefore based on a holistic approach that combines supreme precision and exclusive design while ensuring the highest standards of sustainable industry practice.
We firmly believe that sustainable action, particularly in the luxury watch segment, not only consolidates our brand’s reputation but also its competitiveness. If we provide our employees with good working conditions, if we care for our partners and the communities in which we live, and if we treat our planet’s limited resources with respect, we will enjoy long-term success as a company. We do everything in our power to ensure sustainable thinking and action, based on the very latest findings, at all levels – from management and employees, all the way through to our suppliers. By demonstrating corporate social responsibility, we would like to acquire customers who share our values, and earn their long-term loyalty.
—Georges Kern, CEO of IWC Schaffhausen