Marcel Jacobs

Marcel Jacobs

Marcel Jacobs

Company: Philips

Job title: Director of supplier sustainability


In his current role as director supplier sustainability, Marcel works within Philips’ group procurement function, managing specific programmes on the circular economy, due diligence and communications. In January 2014 he re-joined Philips to drive and contribute to the next level of Philips’ supplier sustainability strategy and implementation in close collaboration with key stakeholders and partners. Between 2007 and the end of 2013 he worked at Office Depot Europe in the role of senior manager sustainability Europe. In this role he created various tools including a supply chain risk model. He also created a green product identification and reporting tool that supported sales and marketing to increase value add and transparency, helping customers to identify green office products. Since 2002 he has been active in the sustainability arena when he switched within the Philips group and became sustainability officer within Philips Lighting. Marcel has studied telecommunications, environmental management and environmental technologies and is an accredited SA8000 lead auditor and ISO14001 auditor.


Accurately assessing supplier performance beyond audit 11:40 am

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day: 27 June 2018