Philips Lighting received the â€śGold Partner Awardâ€ť at the inaugural BCI Asia FairBuilding Network Awards 2016. Philips Lighting was recognized for giving more than 7,000 light bulbs to the Habitat for Humanityâ€™s ReStore Warehouse in Las PiĂ±as City. The donation will help fund Habitatâ€™s mission to build homes and communities.
The Gold Partner award is given to companies that demonstrate a genuine concern for disadvantaged communities and are willing to go beyond their commercial purpose to support projects that contribute toward a social benefit, and also assure long-term sustainability.
Philips Lighting General Manager for Philippines Jagan Srinivasan, general manager for Philips Lighting in the Philippines, said, â€śAs the largest lighting company in the world, Philips Lighting is uniquely positioned to take the lead in bringing more light to the world while helping to bring about a more sustainable future.Â Our sustainability program, Brighter Lives, Better World aims to improve lives through innovative, energy-efficient and connected digital lighting solutions that enable smarter and safer cities and improve the well-being of a growing population.â€ť