Who: Robert Metzke is Global Head of Sustainability at Royal Philips. His responsibilities include driving the company strategy towards innovative, sustainable business models aimed at making healthcare accessible and affordable worldwide with energy efficient and circular solutions.
Topic: How Philips is embedding sustainability thinking across all divisions of the company and working to decarbonize its supply chain.
Quote: “We recently became the first health technology company to have its entire value chain CO₂ emissions reduction targets (Scope 1-3) approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. We are sharing our own learnings with our global supply base, working with them to get at least 50% of our suppliers to also adopt science-based targets by 2025. This will make our supply chain one of the most carbon-efficient supply chains in the world.”