Gary Cohen has been a pioneer in the environmental health movement for more than 35 years. He has helped build coalitions and networks globally to address health impacts related to climate change and toxic chemical exposure. Cohen is co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm, created in 1996 to help transform the health care sector to be environmentally sustainable and support the health and climate resilience of the communities they serve. Since its inception, the nonprofit has grown to lead and partner in groundbreaking initiatives in more than 72 countries.
Cohen was awarded… Read More
Tory Dietel Hopps is managing partner at Dietel Partners, where she manages portfolios for clients with both domestic and international interests. She works closely with the Dietel Partners team to define strategy, identify grantee and funding partners, and provide assistance to grantees with their strategies, resource development, and capacity building needs. Dietel Hopps works closely with funding partners to help with field building in the areas of interest to her clients. She believes strongly in working toward better dynamics between the funding and grantseeking communities and takes a… Read More
Kimberly Dasher Tripp is Founder and Principal of Strategy for Scale where she is an advisor to high-impact organizations and private foundations. She partners with new and established philanthropists to build clear, impact-oriented strategies and processes to accelerate systems change. With social enterprises, she works on issues related to the nuanced art of scaling impact: strategic plans that drive measurable outcomes and can be operationalized; governance; leadership and talent; development strategy and growth plans; and impact measurement. Kimberly also conducts research and writes… Read More
Climate change is the greatest public health threat and opportunity of the 21st century. To reduce the health impacts of climate change, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions must be reduced, and hospitals have an essential role to play.
Solving health problems always starts with setting a goal. Establishing a clear, ambitious target can motivate staff and help drive strategies for success.
Practice Greenhealth developed resources to help hospitals and health systems track GHG emissions and set reduction goals. Here’s why:
The imperative: Climate change affects health and health care delivery,… Read More
Before joining Health Care Without Harm, Lee was a senior member of the American Psychological Association finance team, where he provided financial and budgetary oversight over the association. He served as a key financial partner to unit heads by facilitating financial, budgetary management, staffing operations, and strategy planning and execution. Lee also has experience working within the public sector and for-profit organizations in the D.C. area.
Brian is responsible for managing, integrating, and developing solutions Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth use to engage members and partners. He is the co-author of GeoServer Beginner’s Guide, a book that teaches others in the information Technology sector how they can embrace GeoServer to visually analyze, interpret, edit, and share interactive web-based maps. Brian enjoys kayak fishing, reading about the bleeding edge of technology, and perfecting the art of brewing a great beer.
This Employee engagement resource provides partners with sustainability goals and addresses daily challenges.
Learn why it’s important to engage workers and how University Hospitals Health System, Cleveland Clinic, Inova Health, Advocate Health care, and other systems are engaging staff to deepen or broaden the impacts of their sustainability programs.
Included in this suite of resources is a white paper, presentation with script, case studies and posters to help your facility further its sustainability success through employee engagement.
This less waste resource provides key guidance to help with your sustainability goals and daily challenges.
Understand why it’s important to commit to reducing waste.
Access step by step guidance on how to conduct a material and waste baseline.
Learn from case studies of success from Partners HealthCare, Vidant Health, Inova, and other systems.
Download the How to Guide, presentation with script and poster to help your facility further its sustainability success through waste minimization.
Access archived training on how to track materials and wastes.
Practice Greenhealth is pleased to offer members a toolkit to help hospitals and health systems reduce their transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions.
The goals aim to reduce employee single occupancy vehicle rates and miles, transition fleet vehicles to alternative fuels, implement idle reduction policies and practices, and work with supply chain partners to do the same.
The toolkit equips hospitals with the resources needed to accomplish these goals, while providing exemplary case studies of those who have been leading the way, including Seattle Children’s Hospital, which avoided… Read More