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As a global health and well-being company, we firmly believe that the challenges around the health and well-being of our planet offer substantial business opportunities, creating value for our company as well as society at large. Through sustainable products and services, we contribute to a better and higher quality of life for everyone on the planet.

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News & Views
Aug 2017

Capturing littered plastic – whether in the oceans, on beaches or from city streets – and transforming it into new...

News & Views
Jul 2017

The unveiling of new research across industries has revealed that existing tools and collaborative research could hold the key to driving forward the shift to a more circular economy.

As part of the Circular Economy 100...

Library
Jun 2017

This session provided an overview of the most important pledges and initiatives that are in place as a result of The Paris Agreement, especially those with direct business involvement or potential for disruption. In addition, speakers explored the whole range of benefits awaiting those taking decisive action on climate – not just contributions...

News & Views
May 2017

LED lighting provides an important resource for the successful transition to a low-carbon future, something Philips Lighting is hoping to convey this week at the annual LIGHTFAIR International Tradeshow and Conference in Philadelphia.

The lighting company is introducing three new LED lamps designed to...

News & Views
Apr 2017

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires extensive cooperation with a long-term vision, which is why ...

News & Views
Apr 2017

Royal Philips (Philips), a leader in health technology, has announced an agreement with a consortium of sixteen banks for a new €1 billion Revolving Credit Facility with an interest rate that will be dependent on the company’s year-on-year...

News & Views
Feb 2017

An updated version of the Carbon Clean 200 (Clean200) released today by As You Sow...

News & Views
Jan 2017

As the global economy moves towards implementation of its new climate goals, the world’s largest purchasing organizations are using their buying clout to drive down emissions across their supply chains.

The Missing link:...

News & Views
Jan 2017

Corporate sourcing of renewable electricity can be a major driver of the transition to a robust, zero-emissions economy, according to the RE100 Annual Report, released last week to coincide with the ...

News & Views
Oct 2016

According to new analysis by CDP, while global corporations have begun the transition to a low-carbon economy and some are already capitalizing on the opportunities this affords, a large number still risk being left behind through lack of long-term planning and inertia.

CDP’s report, ...

News & Views
Oct 2016

Discussions on the circular economy always trigger great interest, even on the final afternoon of the action-packed SB’16 Copenhagen conference, judging from the enthusiastically packed room at this breakout on circular business models.

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Press Piece
Sep 2016

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced the launch of its new five-year sustainability program ‘Brighter Lives, Better World’ during the Climate Week NYC. This is the first time Philips Lighting has set sustainability goals as a standalone, listed company, building on the long legacy of...

News & Views
Sep 2016

British creative consultancy Radley Yeldar (RY) has launched the 2016 Fit for Purpose index, ranking the world’s most socially, environmentally and economically purposeful companies. The...

News & Views
Sep 2016

Declaring intent is oh-so-easy. CEOs and other business leaders do it all the time. But delivering against declared pledges can be a very different matter. In recent years, for example, thousands of companies have signed up to...

Library
Sep 2016

Building on the experience within Philips over the past years, Markus Laubscher, the company's Director of Sustainability & Circular Economy, reflects on the different levels of intervention that can move a multinational towards embracing circular economy thinking in this video from ...

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