Awards and Recognition

At Philips we set high performance targets for ourselves and we believe it is critical to report on our progress. We use the benchmark information and research of external indexes to help us strengthen our management systems and sustainability reporting. We are proud of the recognition we have earned for our performance over the years.

2014

  • CDP – Philips is recognized as a world leader in climate change strategy by CDP, fourth year in a row. We scored 100A, awarded a position on The A List and in the Europe 300 and Benelux Climate Disclosure Leadership Index.
  • Top 50 Best Global Green Brand by Interbrand - Philips is fastest riser amongst technology brands in the annual ranking of the top 50 Best Global Green Brands by leading brand consultancy, Interbrand. Advancing nine places, Philips has the second largest increase of all brands and now holds the 14th position, up from 23rd last year.
  • Practice Greenhealth Champion for Change - Philips received the 2014 “Champion for Change” Award for delivering resource-efficient healthcare solutions to our clients and assisting them in improving their environmental performance.
  • Energy Star Partner of the year - With 370 new ENERGY STAR-qualified products, for the second year in a row, Philips continues to earn praise for our work protecting the environment through manufacturing of energy-efficient products.

2013

  • VBDO Responsible Supply Chain Management Award - Philips received the VBDO Responsible Supply Chain award for the sixth year in a row.
  • Crystal Prize - Philips received the Crystal Award (“De Kristalprijs”), acknowledgement for the most transparent Annual Report in the Netherlands, initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index – Philips achieves a score of 90/100 – Best in Class score in Environmental Dimensions. Philips has maintained its membership in the Industrial Conglomerates category.
  • CDP – Philips is one of the highest scoring companies on disclosure and performance (100 points and A-rating)
  • Top 50 Best Global Green Brand by Interbrand – Philips is one of the biggest climbers in the annual ranking of the top 50 Best Global Green Brands by leading brand consultancy, Interbrand. Philips has the second largest increase amongst technology brands and gains eight places to 23rd position, up from 31st last year.
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World – Philips has been ranked number 7 on the annual list of ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ by Corporate Knights– up 6 places from 2012.
  • RobecoSAM 2013 Sustainability Yearbook - Philips qualified for inclusion in the 2013 ranking and is among the winners of RobecoSAM’s sustainability distinctions.
    + RobecoSAM 2013 Sustainability Yearbook.


2012

 

  • Best Improvement in Patient Safety 2012 – Philips iDose.
    The Irish Medical and Surgical Trade Association acknowledged Philips' efforts in creating a solution that dramatically reduces radiation in CT scanning procedures without compromising image quality.
  • Newsweek Green Rankings 2012 - Philips was ranked first in the Industrial Goods category. In the overall global rankings we were rated the 23rd most sustainable company in the world.
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index - Philips achieved the distinction of ‘Supersector leader’ in the Personal and Household Goods category 2012-2013 for the second consecutive year.
  • Carbon Disclosure Project’s Global 500 Carbon Leadership Index 2012 - Philips recognized as a leader.
  • Top 50 Best Global Green Brand by Interbrand
  • VBDO Responsible Supply Chain Management Award - Philips received the VBDO Responsible Supply Chain award for the fifth year in a row.


2011

  • Gigaton Award by the Carbon War Room - Philips received an award the for its EcoDesign product design process.
  • VBDO Responsible Supply Chain Management Award - The Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) awarded Philips for the VBDO Responsible Supply Chain award for the fourth consecutive year.
  • Newsweek Green Rankings 2011 - Philips was recognized as the 9th greenest company.
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index - Philips was awarded ‘Supersector leader’ in the Personal and Household Goods category 2011-2012.
  • Top 50 Best Global Green Brand by Interbrand
  • Carbon Disclosure Project’s Global 500 Report 2011 - Philips was acknowledged as the top rated company within the Consumer Discretionary sector.



2010

 

  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index - Philips was rated one of the top companies in the Personal and Household Goods sector in 2010.
  • Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and the Carbon Performance Index - Philips was among the top ten companies acknowledged on both indexes in 2010.
  • Carbon Disclosure Project’s Netherlands 50 Report” - Philips ranked first in 2010.
  • VBDO Responsible Supply Chain Management Award - the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) awarded Philips in 2010 for the third year in a row.
  • L*Prize - The American Lighting Association recognized our new 60W-equivalent LED replacement lamp as the best LED replacement solution in the US A19 class.
  • Greenpeace - Greenpeace highlighted Philips in its Greener Guide to Electronics for our commitment to producing products free of PVC and BFRs. Philips was ranked 3rd overall.

 

 


 

  • Philips has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2000 and continues to be a member company of the FTSE4Good Index.