6. RAMSAY CARES
RAMSAY HEALTH CARE LIMITED
We know that a thriving planet is important
to our health and wellbeing. We are focused
on climate action and environmental
performance across our value chain.
Responding to a changing climate
Ramsay is committed to taking action on climate change.
This includes reducing impacts arising from our operations to
help contribute to global mitigation measures aligned with the
international Paris Agreement. We are building a resilient business
that adapts to climate-related risks and takes advantage of
opportunities from the transition to a low carbon economy by 2050.
We have undertaken the first stage of risk assessment for Asia,
Australia, the UK, France and the Nordics to identify how climaterelated
risks may impact our business. The aim is to understand
regional differences and short- and long-term implications.
The next stage will involve more in-depth analysis of common risk
areas, such as existing buildings and supply chain. The Ramsay FY21
Impact Report will include our first disclosures in accordance with the
Task Force for Climate related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
All regions are focusing on energy efficiency and reducing
greenhouse gas emissions. A large renewable energy program is
being rolled out at our hospitals, with a focus on Australia.
Reduce, reuse, recycle
Ramsay Australia has replaced more than 20 million pieces of
single-use plastics, including substituting plastic water bottles for
All other regions are driving a range of initiatives to reduce singleuse
plastics and Ramsay Sime Darby’s Subang Jaya Medical Centre
in Malaysia has opened a plastic-free, environmentally friendly café.
We have started a concerted sustainability push in our theatres.
Ramsay Santé has launched an awareness and information campaign
to encourage anaesthesiologists to reduce their carbon footprint;
other initiatives include using reusable containers in sterilisation
processes and recycling intravenous tubing.
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