Case Study Homerton University Hospital
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, provides general health services within both hospital and community environments. The hospital has almost 500 beds spread across 11 wards, a 9-bed intensive care unit and maternity, paediatric and neonatal wards.
This is Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts’, (the Trust) second year of business carbon footprint reporting. The Trust first calculated the carbon footprint of its entire estate and fleet for the year ending March 2017 and set a target to reduce emissions by 5% annually
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has achieved certification to The Planet MarkTM by showing good practice in sustainability including:
- Achieving a 9.6% reduction in total carbon footprint
- Achieving a 9.7% reduction in building emissions
- Committing to engage employees and suppliers to drive improvement
- Storing 260 tCO2e by protecting one acre of endangered rainforest through the charity Cool Earth