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    Sustainable lighting

    Shaping the lighting revolution


    To meet the needs of a growing population, we need to consume resources more efficiently. By 2030 for example, the global tally of light points will have increased by 35 per cent to 60 billion. Simply adopting LED in place of incandescent lighting would reduce energy consumption by a remarkable 53 per cent.

     

    Download our LED lighting revolution book for the full story

    The LED lighting revolution

    Sustainable lighting achieved by sustainable design

     

    Sustainable design is a fundamental part of our DNA.  As part of the design process, we innovate to reduce the impact on the environment and bring wider benefits to the world we operate in.
     

    In other words, we look to optimize the economic, environmental and social benefits as much as possible. To embed this we have created 8 sustainable focal areas:

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    Energy


    Products and systems which consume 10% less energy compared to the EU Energy Efficiency Class A benchmark


    Read about our Dubai lamp as one example of sustainable design

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    Substances


    Eliminate harmful substances in products to reduce environmental and health risks
     

    See more about substances

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    Circularity


    Products and business models designed for a circular economy (disassembly, repurposing, longer lifetime) to reduce waste to landfill


    Find out more about circular lighting

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    Human centric lighting


    Provide light which increases wellbeing/performance to help people see, feel, and function better


    See sustainable lighting design innovations in healthcare

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    Weights and materials

     

    Reduce product weight, select sustainable materials

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    Basic needs


    Provide light to help grow more food and provide more clean water for a growing population


    Find out how we apply sustainable design to the horticulture business

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    Packaging


    Reduce packaging weight and volume, increase recycled content


    See more about sustainable packaging design

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    Access to light


    Provide light in off-grid and under-serviced areas


    Discover how innovations in solar technology are changing lives

    Circular Lighting


    Make your own business more efficient
    and economical with circular lighting.

     

    Find out more

     

     

    Make your own business more efficient
    and economical with circular lighting.

     

    Downloads

    Closing the materials loop (2.50mb)

    Business as usual - circular economy (9.20mb)

    Interview: Breaking the vicious cycle with circular lighting

    Sustainable partnerships

     

    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

    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

    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.

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