Suppliers

Partnering with our suppliers to deliver superior value

We believe that long-term strategic supplier relationships are key to bringing our innovations to market faster and better than the competition.

 

We support our suppliers in their pursuit of continuous improvement and operational excellence. At the same time, we expect our suppliers to meet the highest standards in terms of quality, ethics and sustainability.

Working with Philips
 

We collaborate closely with our supply partners to drive improvement throughout the value chain

 

At Philips, everything we do is centered around improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation. In today’s increasingly interconnected world, this is not something we do on our own. That’s why we have built an eco-system of innovative supply partners with whom we collaborate seamlessly.

 

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Supplier Sustainability

We want to work with suppliers who share our commitment to sustainability

 

We want to make a difference through sustainable supply management and responsible sourcing. This is more than simply managing compliance: it is about working together with our supply partners to have a positive and lasting impact.

 

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Supplier Portal

Simplifying the way we work together

 

To ensure that the interaction with Philips is efficient and productive, we provide our suppliers with tools designed to improve collaboration and communication, drive performance, foster innovation and enable faster decision-making.

 

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Philips and the GDPR

Trust, transparency, and control

 

At Philips, we believe that putting trust, transparency, and control at the heart of our customer and consumer experience is key to being a successful health technology company. We have been closely monitoring the progress of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”)  and partner with, as well as employ numerous legal, process and privacy experts who help us to navigate these regulatory challenges, and deliver on our commitments. With the GDPR almost on our doorstep, we want to help our suppliers address their privacy and security requirements under GDPR.  We therefore refer our suppliers to the European Commission Data protection website for this purpose, where suppliers can find in greater detail how we expect them to handle personal data when they provide services to Philips, and we are engaging with them where appropriate.

Are you an innovative company interested in collaborating with Philips?

 

Our Sourcing Program for Innovation and Collaborative Entrepreneurship (SPICE) offers you an easy and open way to propose your ideas to Philips and bring them to the attention of our innovation leaders. Let’s enhance our growth prospects by innovating together!

 

Are you an existing or new supplier to Philips, or an inventor? Submit your ideas through our SPICE portal.

At Philips, we believe that putting trust, transparency, and control at the heart of our customer and consumer experience is key to being a successful health technology company. We have been closely monitoring the progress of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”)  and partner with, as well as employ numerous legal, process and privacy experts who help us to navigate these regulatory challenges, and deliver on our commitments.  As a health technology driven company, we seek to reinforce our business integrity by making responsible decisions in how we manage personal data. In this regard, Philips conducts an ongoing assurance program to check adherence to the applicable data protection obligations, including the GDPR. These legal obligations are observed internally within the Philips Group and we also expect all suppliers to conform to them.

 

With the GDPR almost on our doorstep, we want to help our suppliers address their privacy and security requirements under GDPR.  We therefore refer our suppliers to the European Commission Data protection website for this purpose, where suppliers can find in greater detail how we expect them to handle personal data when they provide services to Philips.