The Philips Foundation on partnerships, innovation and corporate philanthropy

The Philips Foundation just finished its first full year of operations, building a form of corporate philanthropy that relies on deep relationships with partners and capitalizes on the skills of the company. Devex spoke with Katy Hartley, head of the foundation, about what they’ve learned so far and how she sees corporate philanthropy changing.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.