Healthy Environment

We’re committed to doing all we can to reduce our impact on the environment and delivering sustainable healthcare.

Our areas of focus

Carbon footprint

We’ve set ambitious goals to reduce our carbon emissions and help build a healthier future.

Recycling and waste

We’re focusing on our waste streams and recycling making improvements at every level.

Sustainable healthcare

We’re minimising wastage, protecting precious resources, and focusing on creating a healthier supply chain.

Our route to carbon net zero

We’re taking bold action to reduce our carbon emissions across the Charity so that we are carbon net zero for our direct emissions by 2030, and 2040 for our indirect emissions.

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Food for thought

We’re committed to doing all we can to reduce our impact on the environment and we are starting in the kitchen.

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Our Brighton Hospital wins active commuting challenge

Our employees swapped their cars for bikes, public transport or walking, and saved 323kg of CO2, which is the equivalent of driving 1,242 miles in a car. They also felt fitter and healthier as a result!

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Preparing our fleet to be powered by bio-fuel

Our fleet of 28 lorries is being upgraded in 2023 and will run on bio-fuel. We’re also investing in technology to ensure we’re more efficient on the road too.

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Reducing our carbon emissions is a priority for the Charity. We’re investing in an energy efficiency programme that not only looks at infrastructure but engages our 16,000 people, as everyone has a part to play at work and at home.

James Walker, Group Energy Manager

Achievements so far...

Our healthy environment strategy aligns to these UN Sustainability Development Goals: