The Employee Engagement Index – the single measure of the overall level of employee engagement at Philips – rose to 69% in 2008, from 64% in 2007.
Diversity and inclusion
We reached our diversity and inclusion target for 2008, significantly increasing the percentage of women in executive positions. Women now comprise nearly 10% of executives across the global Philips organization – double the figure of 5% in 2005. We aim to increase that number to 15% by 2012.
Health and safety
In 2008 Lost Workday Injuries cases, occupational injury cases where the injured person is unable to work the day after the injury, decreased 18% compared with 2007.