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BMA moves away from fossil fuel companies

The British Medical Association, the representative body of doctors in the UK, has voted to end its investments in fossil fuel companies, making it the first health organisation in the world to do so. The BMA will now look to transfer their investments from energy companies providing renewable energy sources. The motion was passed by […]

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Call for adaptation case studies

The Sustainable Development Unit, in collaboration with Climate Ready, is developing case studies about adapting to a changing climate and is seeking people and organisations to put forward projects to be included. It’s hoped the case studies will showcase good practice, demonstrate the benefits which action on adaptation can bring and highlight tools which can […]

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Vygon (UK) Ltd Produce Third Business Responsibility Report

Vygon (UK) Ltd has produced its third Business Responsibility Report for 2012 / 2013. The report reconfirms the company’s commitment to sustainable development, and touches on all three pillars: economic, environmental, and social. Some of the achievements covered in the report include: Becoming a participant to the United Nations Global Compact Donating £9,300 to charities […]

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Vygon (UK) Ltd win at the Excellence in Supply Awards 2013

Vygon (UK) Ltd is very pleased to announce that it has won Highly Commended in the Improving the Patient Pathway Award for the Adult Acute Service category at the Excellence in Supply Awards 2013. We have also been named finalists in their Sustainability Category. With the ever increasing demand to improve hospital efficiency and utilise […]

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Access expert ‘short works’ on practical sustainability topics

We have been offered discounts and free trials for NHS members by the publishers Dō Sustainability, with regard to their subscription product the DōShorts Sustainable Business Collection. DōShorts are an expanding collection of short, practical sustainability guides, written by leading experts. They cover a wide range of topics — from sustainable behaviour to reporting to […]

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St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trusts NHS Sustainability Day

On Thursday 27th March St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has, for the second year running, teamed up with New Hospitals, Vinci Facilities, Medirest and local organisations to celebrate NHS Sustainability Day. This year the day was an even bigger success. Children from two local primary schools came to lend a helping hand […]

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