Ambition

  • What have been the biggest environmental challenges facing your organisation or local health system in recent years?
  • Describe the vision for sustainable development across all areas of the organisation
  • How does that vision translate into specific green initiatives aimed at reducing water, carbon, energy consumption, single-use plastics or other waste?
  • What targets were set for these initiatives and how were they measured?

Outcome

  • How is the vision being achieved?
  • Describe the performance of green initiatives against targets, and include supporting evidence to display improvements over time
  • Evidence how sustainability principles been embedded within the organisation’s processes and policies

Spread

  • Evidence how sustainable development is becoming business as usual across the organisation
  • Show how initial successes of the specific initiatives mentioned earlier can be replicated and scaled up in the future
  • Describe any work undertaken to spread best practice learning with other healthcare organisations or the general public

Value

  • Describe the overall environmental impact achieved so far
  • Discuss how the initiatives and activities enable compliance with the Climate Change Act,
  • Environmental Protection Act and other key legislation
  • Evidence efficiency gains, both in terms of waste reduction and cost savings

Involvement

  • Show how the organisation has engaged staff across multiple functions and departments to challenge ‘business as usual’ thinking and deliver the vision
  • Evidence how patients, service users or the wider community have been involved in the design and implementation of green initiatives
  • Describe any partnership or collaborative working either with a supplier or other entity

To find out more

Entries, attendance and sponsorship enquiries, contact Ryan Bessent  0207 608 9045;
Media and marketing enquiries, contact Honey de Gracia 0207 608 9002;
Judging and event management, contact Sheena Patel 0207 608 9039