As 2017 begins, Global Green and Healthy Hospitals is pleased to announce the 2016 winners of the 2020 Challenge Climate Champion Awards. From New Zealand to Sweden, Costa Rica to Morocco, these institutions are leading the transformation to climate smart, resilient health care around the globe. By using their innovation, ingenuity, investments, and voice, they are reducing their climate footprint, developing low-carbon models of care, adapting to stand resilient to a changing climate, and advocating for policies to protect the future health of the planet.

We are honored to recognize their hard work, dedication, and accomplishments with the Climate Champion Awards.

2020 Challenge Climate Champions- 2016

Africa

  • The Mohammed VI University Hospital of Marrakesh, Morocco:
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
    SILVER- Climate Resiliency
  • Netcare Limited, South Africa:
    GOLD- Climate Resiliency
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
  • Western Cape Government Health, South Africa:
    GOLD- Climate Leadership

Europe

  • Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, France:
    GOLD- Climate Resiliency
    SILVER- Climate Leadership
  • Centre Hospitalier de Niort, France:
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Energy)
  • Region Skåne, Sweden:
    GOLD- Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Development Unit for the NHS, Public Health and Social Care System, United Kingdom:
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Energy)
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
  • Vivantes Hospital Neukölln, Germany:
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Energy)

Global

  • Bupa
    SILVER- GHG Reduction (Energy)

Latin America

  • Associação Paulista para o Desenvolvimento da Medicina, Brazil:
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
  • Hospital Albert Einstein, Brazil:
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Non-energy)
  • Hospital Clínica Bíblica, Costa Rica:
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Energy)
  • Hospital Municipal de Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil:
    GOLD- Renewable Energy
    GOLD- Climate Resiliency
  • Hospital São Luiz, Brazil:
    GOLD- Energy Efficiency
  • Hospital Sírio Libanês, Brazil:
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Energy)

Pacific

  • Counties Manukau District Health Board, New Zealand:
    SILVER- GHG Reduction (Non-energy)
  • Kooweerup Regional Health Service, Australia:
    SILVER- Climate Resiliency
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
  • Mater Misericordiae Limited, Australia:
    GOLD- Climate Resiliency
    SILVER- GHG Reduction (Energy)

US and Canada

  • Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care, Canada:
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
  • Dignity Health, United States*:
    SILVER- GHG Reduction (Energy)
    SILVER- Climate Resiliency
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
  • Gundersen Health System, United States*:
    GOLD- Renewable Energy
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Energy)
  • Kaiser Permanente, United States*:
    GOLD- Renewable Energy
    SILVER- Climate Resiliency
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
  • Partners HealthCare, United States*:
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Energy)
    SILVER- Climate Resiliency
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
  • Provincial Health Services Authority, Canada:
    GOLD- GHG Reduction (Energy)
  • Synergie Santé Environnement, Canada:
    SILVER- Climate Leadership
  • University Health Network, Canada:
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
    GOLD- Climate Resiliency
  • Vancouver Coastal Health, Canada:
    SILVER- GHG Reduction (Energy)
  • Virginia Mason Seattle Hospital and Medical Center, United States*:
    GOLD- Climate Leadership
    GOLD- Climate Resiliency

*- Member of the HCWH Health Care Climate Council

Conference on Climate and Health Care

The Mohammed VI University Hospital of Marrakesh, Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris, Centre Hospitalier de Niort and Region Skåne, all GGHH members and 2020 Challenge participants, were recognized with 2016 Climate Champion Awards last November at the Conference on Climate and Health Care that took place in Morocco during COP 22.

From left to right: Ahmed Idhammad from The Mohammed VI University Hospital of Marrakesh (Morocco), Didier Bourdon from Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris (France), Kristina De Geer from Region Skåne (Sweden), Hicham Nejmi from the CHU Mohammed VI of Marrakech (Morocco) and Bernard Jourdain from Niort Hospital Centre (France).

From left to right: Nick Thorp from GGHH, Ahmed Idhammad from The Mohammed VI University Hospital of Marrakesh (Morocco), Didier Bourdon from Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris (France), Kristina De Geer from Region Skåne (Sweden), Hicham Nejmi from the CHU Mohammed VI of Marrakech (Morocco) and Bernard Jourdain from Niort Hospital Centre (France).