The Hidden Benefits of ESG for the Healthcare Industry
While environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) is still in its relative infancy, it has been growing rapidly in recent years. As more healthcare organizations adopt an ESG-minded stance, it is important to consider the motivations behind this shift, the limitations to its growth, and how to accelerate the rate of its adoption.
In this episode of the WSP Anticipate Podcast, Sophia Kee, our Head of Future Ready – Property & Buildings, is joined by Remy Levastre, our Advisory Director – Healthcare, and Dr Fatih Mehmet Gul, Vice President of Fakeeh Care Group and the CEO of Fakeeh University Hospital. The episode uncovers some of the hidden benefits of ESG in the healthcare industry. It also explores the main challenges facing ESG in this important sector and how to overcome them.
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01:38 – How can we define ESG for healthcare
06:52 – Achieving sustainability in the healthcare industry
09:38 – How sustainability is related to the social aspects of ESG in healthcare
13:00 – The main drivers behind sustainability actions in the corporate world.
15:39 – The challenges facing the promotion of sustainability in the healthcare industry
19:12 – How the adoption of effective ESG frameworks can be accelerated
21:54 – The role of quality metrics and international accreditation systems in supporting ESG outcomes
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