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"Light gave us the 20th century of progress. LEDs mean a 21st century of equitable prosperity" - Harry Verhaar, Philips

Date
25 September 2013
"Light gave us the 20th century of progress. LEDs mean a 21st century of equitable prosperity" - Harry Verhaar, Philips

On September 25, 2013, during the fifth anniversary of Climate Week NYC, we held a live Twitter Q&A with Harry Verhaar, Senior Director Energy & Climate Change, Philips Lighting, on the future of LED lighting. Here are some of the highlights.

Harry also spoke at the summit's Opening Ceremony with Richard Branson, Jim Kim, David Miliband and Tony Blair, and at our Low Carbon Innovators Forum with speakers from Facebook, IKEA and Nike. Read more about Philips' work.

When asked about the benefits of LEDs and why consumers should care about adopting them, Harry tweeted:

We host regular live Q&As with low carbon leaders from across the world. Keep your eye on @ClimateGroup for news of the next one! 

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