Cambridge, MA – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that the company earned a spot on Forbes’ 2023 “America’s Best Employers for Women” list. This is the third time that Philips has appeared in the ranking that includes only 400 organizations across the country, and it has climbed more than 250 positions compared to its placement on last year’s list. Philips is also one of the top three companies in the Health Care Equipment & Services category.
Philips fosters a workplace where every voice is heard and every perspective is valued. The company has made efforts to improve women’s work experience through its EmpowHER Circles Mentoring Program, which pairs senior leaders with women to develop their career paths through mentoring and peer coaching. To date, the program has served over 500 participants with help from 179 leaders. In addition, the Philips Women Lead employee resource group, which continues its momentum, focuses on empowering women across Philips in their personal and professional growth.
“We are proud of the culture we have created at Philips, adopting practices to enrich the experiences of our employees,” said Sonam Lalwani, Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Well-being, Philips North America. “This recognition is a testament to the commitment of our entire organization to empower women across Philips with initiatives around mentorship and sponsorship, health and well-being, and inclusion and belonging.”