Sustainability

    64%


    carbon neutral today. Commitment to be 100% carbon neutral by 2020

    79%


    of our revenues come from sustainable products, systems and services. Commitment of 80% by 2020

    89%


    of our purchased electricity comes from renewable sources

    82%


    We recycle up to 82% of our manufacturing waste

    Industry Leader in the 2019 DJSI


    We are proud to announce that for the third year in a row Signify is named Industry Leader in the Electrical Components and Equipment category of the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. This is the highest level of recognition and we are delighted to have been acknowledged for our strong performance in sustainability, thanks to our ambitious sustainability program ‘Brighter Lives, Better World’.

     

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    Brighter Lives, Better World  

     

    At Signify, we are taking a leading role to bring better light to the world and to help provide a more sustainable future. We do this by delivering light which is energy efficient, saves resources, and improves lives. At Signify, we also ‘walk the talk’ and commit to becoming carbon neutral by 2020. We are driving our zero waste to landfill program, striving for a zero injury workplace, and are engaging suppliers for a sustainable supply chain.

     

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    At Signify, we are taking a leading role to bring better light to the world and to help provide a more sustainable future. We do this by delivering light which is energy efficient, saves resources, and improves lives. At Signify, we also ‘walk the talk’ and commit to becoming carbon neutral by 2020. We are driving our zero waste to landfill program, striving for a zero injury workplace, and are engaging suppliers for a sustainable supply chain.
    At Signify, we are taking a leading role to bring better light to the world and to help provide a more sustainable future. We do this by delivering light which is energy efficient, saves resources, and improves lives. At Signify, we also ‘walk the talk’ and commit to becoming carbon neutral by 2020. We are driving our zero waste to landfill program, striving for a zero injury workplace, and are engaging suppliers for a sustainable supply chain.

    2019 Q2 results Brighter Lives, Better World

     

    We’ve made significant steps towards meeting our sustainability goals

     

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    SDG-7
    SDG-11
    SDG-12
    SDG-13

    Our commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

     

    As global leaders of innovation in lighting we believe we play an important role in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our 2020 Brighter Lives, Better World commitments ensure that our products, systems and services continue to secure a more sustainable future. We believe that we can drive change to achieve the global goals best by focusing on the areas where we can be most influential. Therefore we are committed and actively working to help achieve SDGs 7, 11, 12, and 13.
     

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    There is strength in numbers, which is why we work closely with our suppliers, peer groups, industry organizations and academia to create products and systems that make a real difference and to push boundaries and innovate.

     

    Some of our partnerships include:
     

    StEP: solving the E-waste Problem
     

    En.lighten intitative: a public & private partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), industry and countries. The aim is to drive the conversion to environmentally sustainable lighting technologies
     

    Ellen MacArthur Foundation: leading the way in building capabilities towards a circular economy

    There is strength in numbers, which is why we work closely with our suppliers, peer groups, industry organizations and academia to create products and systems that make a real difference and to push boundaries and innovate.

     

    Some of our partnerships include:
     

    StEP: solving the E-waste Problem
     

    En.lighten intitative: a public & private partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), industry and countries. The aim is to drive the conversion to environmentally sustainable lighting technologies
     

    Ellen MacArthur Foundation: leading the way in building capabilities towards a circular economy

    • Carbon neutral

      Carbon neutral

      As part of our new sustainability program, ”Brighter Lives, Better World”, Signify , formerly Philips Lighting committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2020.

    • Circular lighting

      Circular lighting

      Signify Circular lighting is the most sustainable approach to illumination, where you only pay for what you need: light. Minimize waste and create instant savings!

    • Brighter lives, better world

      Brighter lives, better world

      Through the Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, sustainability 2020 vision we will unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives in a better world.

    • Sustainable lighting

      Sustainable lighting

      Energy-efficient lighting is a fast and cost-effective way to reduce emissions and combat climate change.

    • Sustainable operations

      Sustainable operations

      In addition to making our products more sustainable, we also focus on improving the environmental and safety performance of our manufacturing facilities and our supply chain.

    • Product compliance

      Product compliance

      Environmental legislation for Signify, formerly Philips Lighting is becoming increasingly important. From simple lamp replacements to complex renovations, we can help our customers to comply. We understand the requirements and can offer support in making the right decisions. 

    • Social impact

      Social impact

      We’re improving lives by providing energy-efficient light that creates safer and more livable cities, fosters food growth and alleviates light poverty.

    • Sustainable Supply Chain

      Sustainable Supply Chain

      We want to make a difference through sustainable supply management and responsible sourcing. This goes beyond compliance: we cooperate with our suppliers to have a positive and lasting impact.

    Sustainability at the heart of our business

     

    Take a look at our 2018 sustainability results in our annual report.

     

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    Case studies

    • High Tech Campus

      High Tech Campus

      Overall maintenance and responsibilty of the lighting system at the carparks has been shifted from the user to Philips, saving a lot of time and maintenance.

    • The Edge

      The Edge

      At The Edge, a state-of-the-art Philips connected lighting system helps create a more comfortable, productive, and sustainable environment.

    Our corporate social responsibility program


    Through our social responsibility program, we bring illumination and more to the lives of underserved people in communities around the world. Through light we enable access to education, health and wellbeing, enhance safety and security and facilitate opportunities for financial empowerment or simply improve the quality of life.

     

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    • Annual report

      Annual report

      Looking back on a historic year marking continued progression toward achieving our strategic sustainability goals

    • Carbon neutral

      Carbon neutral

      As part of our new sustainability program, ”Brighter Lives, Better World”, Signify , formerly Philips Lighting committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2020.

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