Cleaner Energy Strategies in Hospitals
HCWH Europe held a webinar for healthcare professionals on Cleaner Energy Strategies in Hospitals in December 2014. Watch the webinar below and access a list of useful resources.
Watch the Webinar
Reducing Carbon in the Healthcare Sector - Sonia Roschnik, NHS Sustainable Development Unit
Visit the SDU website to learn more about its work. You can also view the SDU's UN statement which was produced collectively across the health and care system for the Climate Summit 2014 in New York. A video message from Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of PHE, supporting the statement is also available to view online.
Climate Projects in German Hospitals - Annegret Dickhoff, BUND Berlin (Friends of the Earth Germany)
Visit the BUND-Berlin website to learn more about its work on climate and energy.
Join the Global Green and Healthy Hospitals network
GGHH is a worldwide community of hospitals, health systems and health organisations committed to reducing the environmental footprint of the health sector. Membership is free and comes with many benefits, such as access to GGHH Connect; a new online platform exclusively for members. To learn more, visit www.greenhospitals.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GGHH has recently launched the brand new Energy Guidance Document for its members. This helps hospital staff make the necessary changes to reduce their energy consumption and energy-related fossil fuel emissions by identifying specific actions that healthcare facilities can take. The full document is only available for GGHH members. You can also browse through a number of energy-related success stories for inspiration on the GGHH website.
If you are looking for further inspiration from Europe, there are several on-going and completed European projects that can provide information, evidence and guidance on this subject:
- Intelligent Energy Europe
- European Health Property Network (EuHPN)
- Re-Co Project
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