As one of the largest health care systems in the nation, the healing mission at Dignity Health is to support healthy populations in the communities they serve, especially as it relates to vulnerable and underserved patients. With teamwork and innovation, faith and compassion, advocacy and action, Dignity Health’s clinicians and staff endeavor every day to keep their patients and communities healthy.
Mercy Health – a Catholic health care ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky – is committed to sustainability. Prioritizing care for creation honors Mercy Health’s commitment to health and stewardship, and aligns Mercy Health with the priorities of the Pope and Catholic Archdioceses in the communities it serves.
Hackensack Meridian Health is the largest and most comprehensive and integrated health care organization in New Jersey with 16 hospitals and more than 450 patient care locations. In 2017, Hackensack Meridian Health experienced more than 175,000 patient admissions and 1.9 million outpatient visits. With the breadth of the network and the number of patients served each day, it takes an incredible effort to reduce its environmental footprint, but this is an important step in addressing climate change and well-worth the effort considering the health risks climate change poses.
The Vermont Climate Pledge Coalition proudly proclaims – we are still in! Backed by the City of Burlington and other prominent business, non-profit, and municipal partners across the state, the Coalition is keeping Vermont on track to meet the targets set by the United States in the Paris Agreement: a 26-28% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 from 2005 levels. It’s also a way to hold Vermont accountable for its own ambitious clean energy goals: meeting “90% of Vermont’s energy needs from renewable sources while virtually eliminating reliance on oil” by 2050.