A new, Yale-led analysis suggests that the Coca-Cola Company and a number of other corporations are the real thing when it comes to publicly reporting the environmental impact of their operations — something the American health care industry would do well to replicate.

Writing in the New England Journal of Medicine CatalystDr. Jodi Sherman, an associate professor of anesthesiology and epidemiology at Yale, Todd Cort, a lecturer at the Yale School of Management, and their colleagues said U.S. health care organizations — and the public — would greatly benefit from providing regular, comprehensive data on their sustainability efforts.

Some 2,000 major companies, including 90% of S&P 500 companies, annually produce such sustainability reports. The vast majority of U.S. health care organizations do not. . .

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