The SDU is funded by, and accountable to, NHS England and Public Health England to work across the NHS, public health and social care system.
NHS organisations are encouraged to join the campaign to boost health
New practical guidance for health organisations to encourage ethical procurement
The top 40 providers and CCGs have received certificates for the excellent sustainability sections within their annual reports
Have a board approved sustainabilty plan
Measure, monitor and report progress against the plan
Evaluate and benchmark your progress against other similar organisations.
Engage widely with staff, service users and the public
The HSJ awards 2017 are now open for entries including the Improving Environmental and Social Sustainability category.
A key aspect of the work is engaging staff through Green Impact. The programme provides a framework of actions to help people understand sustainability and social responsibility and take steps to change behaviours.