Sustainability investments have been shown to spur employee retention, improve public health and mission-based goals, increase or maintain reimbursement rates through patient satisfaction, and encourage CFOs to engage in life-cycle thinking. In addition, as community anchors, hospitals benefit from a lasting positive impact on the hospital’s brand.

But when it comes to making the case for sustainability at the boardroom level, metrics matter: from reprocessing of single-use devices to eco-friendly materials, energy saving strategies, green building, water conservation, recycling and beyond.

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