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Each year the public sector (including Health Authorities) is required to produce a CARBON NEUTRAL ACTION REPORT detailing their annual carbon footprint and steps taken to reduce that yearly footprint and steps taken to become carbon neutral for

The purpose of this “EES Green Playbook“ is to capture the most important information that multiple stakeholders need to know about Energy and Environmental Sustainability (EES), to incorporate the “Green Agenda” into their work...

In recognition for their achievements and dedication to health care sustainability, Lions Gate Hospital and Squamish General Hospital have each been awarded the 2020 Partner for Change award from Practice Greenhealth, an international organization dedicated to environmental sustainabil

The 2019 EPAR is annual report that tells the story about the Lower Mainland Health Organization's sustainability successes, challenges and future opportunities. It also highlights a real need for action as we enter a new climate reality, and our efforts to find solutions together for the entire Lower Mainland health care community. 

This report proposes strategies that provide strategic green space retrofits at the neighbourhood and block scale, represent a hierarchy of functional design concepts that respond to experiential qualities and physical/psychological dimensions of health, and enhance resilience from the individual

This Carbon Neutral Action Report for the period January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2019 summarizes our emissions profile, the total offsets to reach net-zero emissions, the actions we have taken in 2019 to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and our plans to continue reducing emissions in 2020

Each year on April 22, more than one billion people worldwife celebrate Earth Day by adding their voice and actions to the largest environmental event in the world. 

A busy frontline care team spotted a chance to reduce plastic waste and took action. Working with PHSA Supply Chain and the GreenCare Energy and Environmental Sustainability Team, they managed to spark province-wide green changes.