Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has once again been recognized as one of the top companies for sustainability performance in the global 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)* list.Philips scored 82 out of 100 points in the DJSI Health Care Equipment & Services industry group, further improving on its 2018 score to achieve the #2 ranking in 2019.
Evaluated across the Economic, Environmental and Social dimensions of DJSI’s sustainability review, Philips received best-in-class scores in several categories, including the innovation management, climate strategy and contribution to health outcome categories.
Philips continuously strives to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Its aim is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2030, via integrated health technology solutions that span the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. The company continues to maintain a high level of investment in R&D programs focused on helping its customers achieve the Quadruple Aim of healthcare: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care.