Louis is the Clinical Programme Manager at Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. He holds an MSc in Environmental Policy from the University of Oxford. He has worked on sustainable development in Senegal, Myanmar and South Africa and has worked as a health researcher with the University of Oxford.
Posted: Feb 15, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST
Public Health and Healthcare organizations have recently started a long but fruitful journey into to the world of sustainability. Discovery of the wonders of sustainability, such as energy efficiency, reduced waste and lean systems, has been slower in the health sector than some other industries. However, since The Lancet declared climate change “the biggest global health threat of the 21st century”, health organizations from small businesses to international NGOs have started to take notice.