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Human health is greatly affected by the health of the environment. That is why The MetroHealth System is committed to both minimizing negative impacts on the environment and finding opportunities to restore and improve the environment to the benefit of current and future generations.
As MetroHealth strives to build a more equitable world, we are especially committed to underserved communities, which continue to suffer disproportionately from environmental harm and the negative health effects that accompany it.
To ensure that we do that:
MetroHealth sets these goals under the leadership of the Director for Sustainability and the Sustainability Advisory Council. Together, we establish goals, monitor progress and measure success using guidelines from environmental organizations, which include:
We share quarterly progress with the MetroHealth Board of Trustees and the public by describing our sustainability efforts, their status and results on our website, metrohealth.org. And we invite everyone to join us in working to preserve the health of our community and build equity for all who live here.