Hiring & Training
Philips committed to striving to provide workplaces to 100 refugees over the upcoming 5 years (2019-2024) in the Netherlands and Germany. This builds on Philips’ long tradition of a culture that fosters Inclusion and Diversity. For the last 30 years, the Philips’ employment scheme in the Netherlands has focused on enabling people with a distance to the labor market to integrate into the workplace. Philips already has programs in place that offer refugees training and mentoring support, and integrates refugees into the company’s workforce.
Philips Foundation committed to partnering with Hospitainer to support a 50-bed field hospital, primary care and a mother and childcare department in the Al-Hol refugee camp in Syria, helping to provide medical equipment to more than 70 thousand people in desperate need. The Philips Foundation believes in a better health outcome for all and is determined to make an impact on refugees’ access to quality healthcare.