The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care aims to build capabilities and capacity in individuals and organizations to enable the development of an environmentally sustainable, net-zero and climate-resilient health system. Paving the way for an ideal green community. 

Health care is everywhere. From hospitals to community centres, health care is deeply integrated into different parts of the community. As we face this climate crisis, the health care system has the privilege and responsibility to lead the way towards an ideal green community.  We can do this in 3 ways: 

  1. Anchor institutions, like hospitals, can lead the way on sustainability and be a shining light for others in the community
  2. Health facilities and clinics interact with many parts of society and business.  Our choices matter. We can choose who we buy from, and what we buy.
  3. Health care professionals have been identified as the most trusted of all professions. Health care professionals have the opportunity to provide community leadership in actions against climate change as well as in the adoption of technologies and practices that improve the health of individuals and the planet.

Elements of the Ideal Green Community

 

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The Green Office Challenge

The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care, PEACH and the HFHT Green Team, with sponsorship from HP, are hosting a NATIONAL COMPETITION to determine the Greenest Primary Care Office in the Country!

Timeline: Official announcement coming soon! In the meantime, email Autumn at autumn@greenhealthcare.ca to express your interest and be first to know when the questionnaire is released.

Canadian Health Care Forests

Visit our new webpage to read about the initiative, discover interesting resources, learn about our collaborators and view the tree plantings map. Take a look HERE.

Green Pages

Check out our directory of toolkits/guidebooks for health care professions across Canada to improve your individual or organisations environmental footprint. Start your journey HERE.

 

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