As the world’s leader in Lighting, Philips is driving the switch to energy-efficient solutions. With worldwide electrical lighting accounting for an estimated 19 per cent of all electricity consumed, the use of energy-efficient lighting will significantly reduce energy consumption around the world and thereby cut harmful CO2 emissions. Philips provides advanced energy-efficient solutions for all segments -- road lighting, office & industrial, hospitality, and home -- and has been instrumental in delivering sustainable and environmentally-friendly lighting technologies and initiatives to the marketplace. Philips is also a leader in shaping the future with exciting new lighting applications and platforms such as LED technology, which, besides energy efficiency, provides attractive benefits and endless new ‘never-before-possible’ lighting solutions. Philips Lighting employs approximately 51,000 people worldwide.