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Jun 05, 2018

Philips speaking at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2018

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Jeroen Tas - Healthy people. Sustainable planet.

In 2017, Philips touched the lives of 2.2bn people as part of its pledge to improve the lives of 3bn people a year by 2025. That means, the company today improves the lives of every 4th person on earth.


It is part of Philips’ ongoing commitment to enable people to live healthy lives in a sustainable way, and the company believes providing meaningful innovation is an important catalyst needed to enable this transformation.


A large component of this is rethinking how touse existing resources in a better ways; how to transform healthcare by creating new business and healthcare delivery models.


In his talk, Jeroen Tas, Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Philips will discuss how a circular economy approach and digital health technologies play vital roles in optimizing the allocation and use of resources, reducing waste while greatly improving access to high quality care.

Event information:


Name event: Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2018

Where: Bimhuis, Piet Heinkade 3, 1019 BR, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Date: 21 June 2018 


Social Hashtag: #SustainableBizSummit

Speaker information:


Jeroen Tas

Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Philips


Jeroen Tas is Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Royal Philips. He has more than 30 years of global experience as an entrepreneur and executive in the healthcare, information technology and financial services industries. Jeroen is responsible for the company’s strategy, research & development, design, medical affairs, sustainability, platforms and emerging businesses.


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