2017

CSR in the NHS – Ground-breaking research

Sustainability specialists Groundswell CSI Limited has teamed up with Mission-Driven Business 4 All of Us to undertake a pioneering evaluation of how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice is currently viewed within NHS organisations and the opportunities and impacts presented to organisations in implementing such practices.    Utilising data collated from NHS Trusts, Healthcare Commissioners and […]

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NHS Trusts still ignoring sustainable development says Campaign Manager

Campaign aims to inform CEO’s on how to drive efficiency The 2018 NHS Sustainability Day Campaign will be launched on October 4th in London at a free to attend event. The Campaign, now in its seventh year, raises awareness of the important role environmental management can play in delivering long-term savings for the NHS culminating […]

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Campaign scoops Highly Commended at National Awards

The NHS Sustainability Day Campaign beat off strong competition from the likes of TATA Steel, Sainsbury’s and RBS to pick up highly commended in the Employee Engagement Category at the Business Green Leaders Awards 2017. The category saw a wealth of fantastic projects which aimed to engage staff on the importance of environmental practices. Speaking […]

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Harrogate Hospital’s £7 million refurb will save £15 million in 25 years

A £7 million investment in Harrogate District Hospital is estimated to produce more than £15 million in efficiency savings over the next 25 years. In the last few years, works have been ongoing to overhaul the hospital facilities but now the NHS Trust has revealed that an estimated £625,000 per year will be saved in […]

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Leeds health trust’s first electric car goes live

Leeds Teaching Hospitals has launched its first electric vehicle. The Nissan e-NV200 van will be used for a range of tasks, including delivering post and small goods around the different hospital sites in the city. It has been supplied by Leeds City Council. Leeds Teaching Hospitals has around 30 vehicles which are essential to delivering […]

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UCLH has become the first NHS trust to hold three environmental marks of excellence.

The sustainability team with their Carbon Trust Standard awards: (l to r) Sarah Edwards, John Curtis, George Gebski and Rajnika Patel It has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for Water in recognition of the work it has done to measure, manage and reduce water use. Added to the awards for waste and carbon reduction […]

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