Vision and Mission
News and updates about the Philips Foundation
Philips Foundation Annual Report 2016
Jul 01, 2017 - Today the Philips Foundation published our 2016 annual report, highlighting the progress we’ve made together with our volunteers and partners.
Philips Foundation Annual Report 2015
Jun 27, 2017 - Today we published our 2015 annual report, highlighting the progress we’ve made in our first full year of operations.
World Changing Idea: Providing high-risk pregnancy toolkit
Apr 12, 2017 - Mother and childcare is a key focus of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, and at the heart of what both Philips and the Red Cross do every day. Up to 20% of pregnancies worldwide are estimated to be ‘at-risk’, with 99% of the resulting maternal deaths occurring in developing countries.
Improving the radiology experience for children
Oct 06, 2016 - ‘Imatgina’, developed with the CurArte Foundation and the Hospital Vall d´Hebrón in Barcelona, is a patient-centric initiative that transforms radiology for children into a friendly, fun and informative experience.
Philips CEO addresses the ICRC Conference
Jun 17, 2016 - Royal Philips CEO, Frans van Houten addressed representatives of more than 180 governments by video at the 32nd Red Cross conference on December 8. Held in Geneva...
Teaming up with UNICEF to improve people’s lives – already in 1950
Oct 22, 2015 - In January 2015, the Philips Foundation launched its partnership with humanitarian organization UNICEF...
UNICEF and The Philips Foundation launch the Maternal and Newborn Health Innovations Project
Oct 07, 2015 - UNICEF and The Philips Foundation, together with Concern Worldwide, Maker and Gearbox...
Supporting innovation for children with the launch of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center
May 07, 2015 - The Philips Foundation has extended its partnership with UNICEF as one of the 5 founding partners and steering committee member of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center (GIC). The GIC based in Nairobi, Kenya is designed to build scale and accelerate innovations that will improve children’s lives around the world. The Philips Foundation will also provide UNICEF’s innovation team with consultation and access to Royal Philips’ innovation processes and solutions as well as the company’s internal network of researchers and designers to solve challenges.