Public Private Partnership

At the heart of our Public Private Partnership initiative is a unique and powerful collaboration between esteemed academic institutions and innovative private sector players. Together, we are pioneering a path towards sustainable and responsible business practices for the luxury sector.

The Swiss Center For Luxury Research

The Swiss Center for Luxury Research (SCLR) unites luxury researchers and experts from top academic institutions in Switzerland to build a hub for thought leadership on the future of luxury management. It is based in Lausanne, Switzerland at University of Lausanne (HEC).


The Enterprise for Society Center (E4S) is a joint venture of the University of Lausanne through HEC Lausanne, IMD and EPFL, under the stewardship of its College of Management of Technology, with the mission of spearheading the transition towards a more resilient, sustainable, and inclusive economy. E4S is dedicated to train the next generation of leaders, inspire economic and social transformation, and activate change by strengthening start-ups and boosting innovation.


Since 1911, HEC Lausanne has been training future executives and business leaders to become active players in the world of business and economics. HEC Lausanne also prepares students who wish to pursue an academic career. HEC is the department of economics of the University of Lausanne.


IMD is an independent business school, with Swiss roots and global reach, expert in developing leaders and transforming organizations to create ongoing impact. IMD has ranked #1 in the world for Open programs for the 9th consecutive year (2020 Financial Times Executive Education Rankings).


The École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a public research university located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It specializes in natural sciences and engineering. It is one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology, with three main missions: education, research and innovation.


OriginAll platforms empower its users to differentiate legitimate from fake or illicitly traded products, regardless of the security solutions or features adopted by a brand. OriginAll does neither compete with, nor favour any particular traceability solution, nor does it intend to disrupt already deployed or imposed solutions and programs. Rather, it creates their interoperability to offer consumers and other stakeholder groups a single and transparent source of product information.