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A SPECIAL FEATURE BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DUTCH COALITION FOR SUSTAINABILITY AND PHILIPS

Building on a green heritage

Sustainability has been a part of Dutch technology giant Philips' business philosophy right from the beginning.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 05:50
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Philips invests in resources that address social challenges and create healthy communities. The group's healthcare investments aim to improve patient outcomes, expand access to care and reduce environmental footprints
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"Our customers can benefit from sustainability through better cost-savings. For example, LED lighting's lower energy consumption can provide long-term savings in utility bills - leading to a win-win situation for the Earth, our customers and Philips." - Ms Gill (above, at the signing ceremony between Philips and Keppel on the zero capex project)

AS populations in cities surge as a result of urbanisation and overall population growth, further strain will be placed on the Earth's limited resources. This worrying dynamic is refocusing efforts by governments and organisations to achieve growth that is both sustainable and socially