How do I participate in Green Hospital Scorecard? To participate in this program, the environmental contact at your hospital must receive an invitation email with a survey link which will enable the hospital to submit their environmental data online.If your hospital would like to participate in the Green Hospital Scorecard […]
What is Climate Change Resiliency Mentoring? Climate Change Resiliency Mentoring is a program offered by the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care that provides tools, resources, and guidance for facilities to evaluate and increase their resiliency to climate change impacts. Climate Change Resiliency Mentoring is currently entering the 2nd […]
Green Hospital Score Card 2016 Results and Resources ***For webinars, sector reports, and case studies from the 2016 GHS Program, click here. Here is a link to the 2017 educational webinar, hosted on November 28th, 2017. Project Background The Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) is the only comprehensive health care benchmarking […]
Objectives Funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada – EcoAction Community Funding Program, this two-year clean water initiative will reduce toxic and hazardous waste generated by health care facility operations through the identification, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, toxics-free technologies and chemical use strategies. Working collaboratively with BC Lower Mainland GreenCare, […]
Climate change is real. It is here and it is not going away. August 2016 marked the 16th consecutive month a global heat record had been shattered. Increasing atmospheric and ocean temperatures bring with them increased frequency and severity of storms, epidemics, heat waves, and other natural disasters. Health care […]
The special issue of the Pan American Journal of Public Health (PJPH) “Enhancing the sustainability and climate resiliency of health care facilities: a comparison of initiatives and toolkits” is now online!