Preserving the natural world
- Perpetual Planet
Rolex and National Geographic
- Rolex Awards for Enterprise
Inspired individuals changing the world
- Sylvia Earle’s Mission Blue
An ocean of hope
A long-standing commitment
Master photographer on a mission to help us see the sea
- Deepsea Challenge
Journey to the bottom of the sea
Looking for visionaries with world-changing ideas
Apply for a 2021 Rolex Award
In 2021, Rolex will offer five Rolex Awards for Enterprise.
The Awards are open to anyone over 18 years of age, of any nationality, whose ground-breaking project is helping to expand knowledge of our world and improve the quality of life on the planet. Candidates can apply in five areas: science and health, applied technology, exploration, cultural heritage and the environment.
More than a word on the dial of every Rolex Oyster watch we make, Perpetual is a spirit that drives everything we do.
Our founding spirit
Our commitment to help find solutions to safeguard the planet and preserve the systems that sustain life.
We support the advancement of science, knowledge and education for the benefit of future generations.
Contributing to global culture through mentoring and transmission of artistic knowledge.
Rolex Awards for Enterprise
The Rolex Awards for Enterprise support inspiring individuals who carry out innovative projects that advance human knowledge and well-being.Learn more
Rolex Mentor and Protégé
The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative contributes to global culture by helping ensure that the world’s artistic heritage is passed on to the next generation.Learn more