Philips Lighting earns 2011 Leader of Change Award
Philips will receive the award today during the Global Conference for Social Change: Turning Social Responsibility into Business Opportunity at the UN Plaza. Philips is one of 11 organizations and individuals to be so honored.
“Philips has long been at the forefront of innovation to boost sustainability, and today we continue to be pioneers in light,” said Zia Eftekhar, CEO, Philips Lighting North America. “We are grateful to receive this prestigious Leader of Change Award. It recognizes our commitment to providing lighting solutions that enhance the health and well-being of humans everywhere while ensuring environmental and economic efficiency.”
The Leader of Change Award recognizes visionary companies and individuals that have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the pursuit of sustainability, demonstrating that “doing good is good for business”. The winners have embedded sustainability, environmental concern and social performance as part of their competitive business strategy.