2015 November

Calculating your carbon footprint made easier by App

Campaign launches App to support carbon reduction The NHS Sustainability Day Campaign today launched an App to help the public measure their carbon footprint. The free App, called 50k Carbon Challenge, offer members of the public the opportunity to document their daily activities through a series of scenarios. These scenarios, including eating less red meat, […]

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Jerome Baddley to join SDU as Head of Unit

The SDU have announced that Jerome Baddeley will be joining the team in the New Year following the departure of Sonia Roschnik at the end of October.Jerome is currently CEO of environmental consultancy NetPositive and will be joining Unit on a full time basis from January. Unit Director, David Pencheon said “Sonia has been absolutely central […]

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New guidance on carbon footprinting models of care

The Coalition for Sustainable Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices (CSPM) has produced innovative new guidance to enable sustainability to be considered when designing new models of care. The suite of documents will allow users to consistently appraise environmental impacts of health care pathways and can also be used when redesigning existing models or investigating the benefits of […]

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SDU seeks proposals for analysis of sustainble development interventions

The SDU is seeking proposals for two news pieces work looking at the multiple benefits that sustainable development interventions can deliver. 1) Marginal Abatement Cost CurveThe project is to present in a compelling way the comparison of the scale of a range of sustainability interventions across the health and care system in a Marginal Abatement Cost […]

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New sustainability network for East of England

The Eastern region has set up a new regional sustainability network aimed at both service providers and commissioner.The group aims to share experience and expertise and to take forward the sustainable Development Strategy through quarterly masterclasses and regular email updates.To find out more and join the network click here.   READ THE ORIGINAL STORY HERE

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Sussex Community NHS Trust – scoop sustainability award

Sussex Community NHS Trust’s sustainable healthcare strategy, Care Without Carbon has won the Public Sector & Third Sector category at the 2015 Finance for the Future awards. The awards celebrate organisations that put sustainability at the heart of their financial operations, and highlight the particular role of finance teams in delivering sustainable business goals across commercial, […]

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