Environmental Stewardship News

29 Providence hospitals earn Greenhealth recognition
How we practice health care in our clinics is a big part of how we support our planet. Learn how we care for our communities with the Earth in mind.
Providence announced that Brian Chesebro, M.D., is joining its national advocacy and social responsibility division as the first medical director of environmental stewardship.
We all have a part to play in protecting our planet. Learn how the Providence community is planning to volunteer to help the cause this Earth Day.
Climate resiliency impacts how we deliver care to patients, what we bring to our communities and how we operationalize our work.
At Providence, we’re working to protect our environment. Chemical management – including anesthetics – is an important part of that effort. Learn how.
At Providence, we’re working to lower our carbon footprint, and our energy use is an important part of that effort. Learn how.
At Providence, we’re making strides to lower our carbon footprint. Learn what we achieved in 2022.
At Providence, we’re diverting waste from landfills to lower our carbon footprint. Here’s how.
We’re working to reduce the carbon footprint of our food services at Providence. Here’s how.
Learn more of our complete guide on how to save water at home.
National environmental leader recognizes our work towards carbon negative goal.
View Providence’s 2021 Environmental Stewardship Report. It includes data, detailing our progress towards becoming carbon negative by 2030.
Providence is pleased to share our first Environmental Stewardship Report highlighting our environmentally sustainable practices.
A discussion between healthcare leaders in the environmental, energy and sustainability sectors discussing the importance of culture change toward waste.
A discussion between executives and students about the importance of mental health around climate anxiety.
The holiday season produces large amounts of waste. Learn how you can celebrate the holidays and protect the Earth.
Taking small actions now can help you better protect your health during an extreme weather event. Learn more.
Children are anxious about the climate, too, and they need adults to help them. Learn how to better support the kids in your life.
Climate change drives bigger weather events with serious health implications. Learn more about the impacts.
Health systems must be part of the climate change conversation and solution. Learn how Providence is making an impact.
Providence has a strategic climate plan that outlines five areas to address to reach our goal of being carbon negative by 2030. Climate resilience is a key part of the plan.
Practice Greenhealth awarded 23 of our acute ministries the “Environmental Excellence” award, the most ever for Providence.
Healthcare contributes to a major public health threat – climate change. Learn how your choices can make a difference.
At Providence, we are driven by a faith that we are here to be caretakers of Earth. We believe in the common good and building communities that support environmental stewardship.
A look at the first year of Providence's journey to carbon negativity.
Providence leaders share their perspectives on how to better align clinical operations with environmental stewardship efforts. Learn more.
A discussion between executives about Providence’s initiatives to reduce carbon emissions and become carbon negative by 2030.
Review our environmental stewardship accomplishments from the past year on our path to becoming carbon negative by 2030.
Find ways to help Providence become carbon negative by 2030. Learn more.
Learn what causes poor indoor air quality and why it’s especially harmful to health as we age. Find out how to combat pollutants using three easy tips.
Providence is committed to reducing transportation-related emissions to become carbon negative by 2030. Learn more.
Providence is committed to reducing harmful chemicals in its practices to become carbon negative by 2030. Learn more.
Reducing food waste sent to landfills is a critical component of Providence's plans to be carbon negative by 2030. Learn more.
Providence is committed to reducing energy and water consumption to become carbon negative by 2030. Learn more.
Providence seeks to reduce waste-related emissions by 20% by 2030. Learn more.
Learn what Beth Schenk, executive director of environmental stewardship at Providence, says about the goals of consuming less energy and becoming carbon negative.
Learn how environmental stewardship in healthcare allows Providence to improve the quality of care we provide, protect the planet and live out our Catholic mission.
Beth Schenk announced as new environmental stewardship lead for Providence
With all the heavy challenges so many of us are experiencing due to COVID-19, here's some good news that made us smile this week.