Why healthcare needs to address the “E” in ESG

The recent climate accord in Glasgow, Scotland, brought world leaders together to discuss the serious impact of climate change. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are a large contributor to climate change which is why the U.S. is on the path to cut its GHG emissions by between 50% and 52% from 2005 levels by 2030.

J.P. Morgan Chase spotlighted the huge impact that healthcare has on GHG emissions. “The healthcare sector uses enough energy that even a modest reduction in greenhouse gas emissions will play a significant part in the global effort to reduce emissions.”

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