Margaux Donckier

‘If diamond giants don’t adjust their business model, their time is up’

‘If diamond giants don’t adjust their business model, their time is up’

On September 30, Belgian business newspaper De Tijd published an article about HB Antwerp. The English translation of this article can be read here: The Antwerp diamond specialist HB Antwerp and the Leuven inventors company Comate are jointly developing trackers that allow owners to trace the origin of their stones as far as the mine. […]

HB Antwerp Hosts Botswana President, Belgium Deputy Prime Minister, and Microsoft Vice President for Discussion on Leveraging Innovation and Tech for Economic Transformation

HB Antwerp Hosts Botswana President, Belgium Deputy Prime Minister, and Microsoft Vice President for Discussion on Leveraging Innovation and Tech for Economic Transformation HB Antwerp event NY

On 21 September, HB Antwerp hosted an intimate conversation on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly High-level Week to discuss how diamond and other natural resource-rich economies can be transformed across Africa and beyond through supply chain innovation, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technology. The event featured keynote remarks from His Excellency Mogkweetsi E.K. Masisi, […]

HB Antwerp first to guarantee the lineage of diamonds with the launch of an IoT device

HB Antwerp first to guarantee the lineage of diamonds with the launch of an IoT device

Cutting-Edge IoT Device Paired with Blockchain Technology Will Bring Unparalleled Transparency to the Mining Industry HB Antwerp unveiled the “HB Capsule,” a proprietary Internet of Things device that uses blockchain technology and data analytics to track every stage of a natural diamond’s journey – down to the most minute interaction – bringing clarity never seen […]

HB Antwerp and WomHub to host innovation and sustainability-focused hackathon as part of program to foster talent and job opportunities for college students in Botswana

HB Antwerp and WomHub to host innovation and sustainability-focused hackathon as part of program to foster talent and job opportunities for college students in Botswana

HB Antwerp, in partnership with WomHub, will host a fast-paced, sustainability-focused 1-day hackathon on August 6. This innovative event will provide 50 Motswana college students with an opportunity to hone their problem solving and innovation skills and gain exposure to HB Antwerp, which is positioning itself as a leading employer of young talent in Botswana. […]