Tackling Scope 3 on the Path to a Net Zero NHS

Thursday 25th November 2021
13:30  -  13:55

Theatre :  Sustainability and Net Zero 

t2

The health and care system in England are responsible for an estimated 4-5% of the country’s carbon footprint so has a major role to play in supporting this. Becoming the world’s first carbon net zero national health system by 2040 will require big changes for the NHS and for NHS Supply Chain.

The NHS Carbon Footprint Plus considers an expanded scope of emissions covering the products procured from its 80000 suppliers. While the NHS does not control these emissions directly it can use its considerable purchasing power to influence change. Before the end of the decade the NHS will no longer purchase from suppliers that do not meet or exceed our commitment to net zero. This will be an essential component of any net zero strategy delivering reductions of 9446 ktCO2e per year when fully realised.

Nicole Fletcher will present on the NHS’s approach to tackling scope 3 emissions in the supply chain from setting out the asks of suppliers to working across the NHS system to change behaviours.

Nicole Fletcher Sustainable Procurement Lead NHS England and NHS ImprovementNicole Fletcher Sustainable Procurement Lead
NHS England and NHS Improvement

Visitors who viewed this session also viewed


Net Zero and Consumers Trends

Is climate change an important issue for consumer? Reaching net zero – consumer awareness and attitudes? How can companies activate consumer behaviour change? Jim Needell to discuss attitudes, trends and tensions – views…

Decarbonising Historic and Listed Buildings

Around 500,000 buildings in England alone are protected by statutory listing and hundreds of thousands more are situated in conservation areas. They cover many building types from stately homes to…

Simplifying EV charging for fleets

By 2025, 75% of all EVs will be owned by businesses. For drivers, their homes will be an important location to charge vehicles. Most fleet operators want to support home…

Question Time

Topical debate in which panelists from the worlds of politics will answer questions posed by delegates.

The Carbon Cost of Water in Reaching Net Zero

Whilst the role of water efficiency in helping us adapt to climate change and changes in future water availability is relatively well understood, the contribution that reducing water consumption can…

©2021 HEELEC Ltd. Treviot House, 186-192 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1LR | Contact us | Term of use | Privacy policy

Get in touch with us

Any queries? Please send the organiser an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?