Nicola Kimm, Head of Sustainability, Environment, Health & Safety for Philips at VERGE 16.
Growth in population and increased urbanization will require more and better lighting in the years ahead. Global population is expected to jump by almost 40% by 2050, and two-thirds will live in cities, where demand for lighting is greatest. Resource constraints and realities of climate change have increased demand for greater energy efficiency. Here’s how lighting and the Internet of Things are addressing this challenge.