On October 30th and 31st, 2014, the Mohammed VI University Hospital of Marrakesh, the first GGHH member from Morocco held its first annual symposium on sustainable development in the health sector. Sponsored by the Moroccan Ministry of Health and Ministry of the Environment, the event brought together 120 participants from the hospital and scientific community to discuss environmentally responsible approaches to health care in Morocco and abroad.
Wisconsin-based Gundersen Health System achieved its first days of energy independence, becoming the first health system in the United States to do so. October 14, 2014 marked the first day that Gundersen produced more energy than the health system consumed.
Leaders from major organizations in England’s health sector have joined together to issue a landmark commitment to tackle climate change, including reduction of carbon emissions across the system by at least 34% by 2020 (on a 1990 baseline).