Take a look around you. Maybe you’re in your office, frantically refreshing your favorite watch website to take in all the new Basel releases. Is there a plastic water bottle at your side? Or perhaps you’re reading this on your smartphone. Does it have a plastic case to protect it from drops as you feverishly dial your AD to put your name in for your favorite new watch release? Chances are, you’re surrounded by plastic, and Oris has a particular concern about the damage it’s doing to our oceans. As Oris tells us, we can’t afford to be complacent on this issue much longer: the plastics that seep into our ocean water at the rate of one garbage truck per minute are making their way into the food supply of the fish you find in your hometown supermarket.
For 2019, Oris is continuing its conservation efforts and partnering with the Pacific Garbage Screening, an organization that is developing a floating platform designed to assist in the cleanup of the world’s oceans. To mark that partnership, Oris is bringing to market the Aquis-based Clean Ocean Limited Edition, the latest in a continuing series of watches meant to raise awareness on environmental issues important to Oris and their customers.