New light for ethnic minority communities in Vietnam
Signify has joined forces with UNESCO to provide solar lighting to 16 schools in rural areas in Viet Nam, ultimately reaching 5,000 ethnic minority students.
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Lighting up a school in Thiruvallur with Signify Volunteers
A team of Signify India employees undertook a very special project to illuminate a rural residential school for underprivileged children located in Thiruvallur.
Lighting up the future of "Dragon Lake" village in China
Signify Foundation worked together with Signify China and CEPF, to switch on 200 solar streetlights in one of the most underdeveloped areas in China.
Illuminating smiles in India
Lighting lives: Natasha Tandon, Head of CSR, Signify India, shares the efforts behind the “Company with the best CSR impact” award with a recap of the 2019.
2020 – may it be the decade of light
Our Head of CSR, Prajna Khanna, looks back at 2019, and some key moments, to get inspired for the next year (and decade)
One small flight for Aarti, a giant leap for womankind
Lighting entrepreneurs: India - A heartwarming airport reunion causes Prajna Khanna, our Head of CSR, to reflect on the impacts of the Dharma Life initiative.
Meeting India’s Superwomen – The Solar Sahelis
Lighting entrepreneurs – India: Thomas Deflandre recounts his experience of meeting 3 remarkable women who literally light up people’s lives.
Visiting Don Bosco in Delhi
Lighting entrepreneurs – India: Thomas Deflandre writes about his visit to Don Bosco: a training institute for marginalized youth.
Lighting up sports fields with SDRF Foundation
Lighting lives – India: Natasha Tandon, Head of CSR, Signify, India shares the impacts of lighting badminton and sport courts for schools in rural India.
Sharing the power of light
Marking the International Day of Light, our head of CSR, Prajna Khanna, explains how we approach our corporate responsibility commitments.
Lighting up India’s off-grid communities
Signify and South Pole are working to bring light to off-grid communities in India.
EcoEnergy microlending program
Lighting lives – Pakistan: a micro-lending program with Kiva and EcoEnergy to offer financial access to solar lighting systems in underserved communities.
Access to light, the first step to a brighter world
Lighting lives – Philippines: solar lighting systems to improve the learning environment for students from off-grid communities at a school in rural Philippines
Lighting lives in Indonesia with solar power
Lighting Lives – Indonesia: Joining forces with Kopernik to light up underserved villages in Sulawesi and bringing light to the earthquake-struck island of Lombok.
Lighting for displaced people – Beqaa valley, Lebanon
Together with Jusoor and Signify Middle East & Turkey, we brough light to Syrian refugee homes and schools in Lebanon, impacting lives of 6,000 people.
Powering the Solar Mamas at Barefoot College
Lighting entrepreneurs – India: By powering the work of Barefoot College, we contribute to enhancing the training infrastructure and programs.
Light for sanitation
Lighting lives – India: Supporting families in 8 villages to enable better access to sanitation by provision of solar lanterns for sanitation facilities.
Empowering local women entrepreneurs & building solar energy access in rural Rajasthan
Lighting entrepreneurs – India: creating income generating opportunities for rural women through self-help groups where each Solar Saheli serves ~150 households.
Let there be light
Signify, formerly Philips Lighting foundation has started an initiative to fight energy inequality through education.
Bright energy saving villages, Indonesia
Lighting lives – Indonesia: 25 villages in Sumatra, Bali, Kalimantan, and Maluku have been provided with innovative, solar-based LED lighting technology.
Can light tackle gender-based violence?
Humanitarian Lighting – Bangladesh: Prajna Khanna writes about the potential for lighting as a mitigator of gender- based violence in refugee camps.
Lighting for schools and refugee camps with Jusoor
Lighting lives – Lebanon: Collaborating with NGO Jusoor to provide access to quality lighting for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Light for better learning in China
Lighting lives – China: Improving the learning environment in classrooms through energy-efficient and improved lighting
Light for better learning
Extending the day with solar streetlights
Lighting Lives – India: Solar street lighting with Smart Power India to make a significant improvement in the quality of life, economy, and safety of villagers.