Gold Partner Philips

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Improving Filipinos lives through meaningful innovations

Philips is a global company which delivers meaningful innovations that improve people’s health and well-being. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we have a multinational workforce in more than 100 countries worldwide. The company is the market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare.

Our health and well-being focus extends beyond our products and services to include the way we work: engaging our employees; focusing our social investment in communities on education in energy efficiency and healthy lifestyles; reducing the environmental impact of our products and processes; and driving sustainability throughout our supply chain. Our health and well-being offering is powered by our three sectors: Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting.

Philips has initiated various corporate social responsibility initiatives. One of which is an activity where they took a group of children from Gawad Kalinga (GK) out for a fun-filled day of history and education through a walking tour in Fort Santiago to recount the Philippines’ colorful past. They have also organized various Christmas Parties of the kids of GK in the last couple of years. Philips is also active in responding to the necessities of victims of calamities. Aside from donating to the Red Cross, employees of Philips Philippines volunteered at the Villamor Air Base to prepare relief items for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda.

As a Gold Partner of the FairBuilding Network, Philips has donated over 9,000 pcs of lightbulbs to Habitat for Humanity ReStore Warehouse. Further, they have donated a significant number of bulbs to Hospicio de San Jose for the refurbishment project of their Boy’s Home.

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