At the start of the pandemic, Bulgari donated a significant sum of money to a hospital in Italy to help drive vaccine developments.
Following this, the company converted its fragrance production to manufacture sanitising gel. At first these were donated to medical facilities across Italy and Switzerland, but now they are the luxury jewellery house has donated over 160,000 units of medical-grade hand sanitising gel to the UK to be distributed throughout NHS hospitals.
“Tackling coronavirus is a global effort. I’m grateful to Bulgari, who have turned their capability to making vital protective hand gel. They are playing their part, helping people stay safe in these challenging times, and no doubt saving lives. I salute their generosity and the part they are playing in winning the battle against this virus,” comments UK secretary of state for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock.
This contribution will support the invaluable efforts of frontline medical staff to treat affected communities, whilst also keeping them as safe as possible from infection.