UI Health Recognized with 2 Awards for Commitment to Sustainability

Friday, June 9, 2023

UI Health recently received two awards recognizing sustainability-in-healthcare efforts. UI Health received the Greenhealth Emerald and Greening the OR Recognition Awards from Practice Greenhealth, a healthcare sustainability organization.

The Greenhealth Emerald Award recognizes outstanding hospitals for their commitment to environmental stewardship and their sustainability achievements. This competitive award recognizes the top 20 percent of applicants within Practice Greenhealth’s “Partner for Change” category and is focused on advanced sustainability programs and exemplary scores in a range of categories. UI Health has previously been recognized with the Greenhealth Emerald Award.

For the first time, UI Health earned the Greening the OR Recognition Award. The Greening the OR Recognition Award honors facilities that have made substantial progress in reducing the impact of the surgical environment.

Sustainability is at the heart of UI Health’s healing mission, and we are proud to share that our sustainability strategies have supported a healthier environment for our patients, staff, and communities.

Greenhealth Emerald Award
Greening the OR Recognition Award