6. RAMSAY CARES
RAMSAY HEALTH CARE LIMITED
A focus on youth mental health
Since 2018, the Ramsay Santé Health Foundation has organised
Health Prevention Meetings designed to accelerate new programs
that improve preventative health care measures. At each meeting,
doctors, scientists, academics and other subject matter experts share
their knowledge and present innovative initiatives.
In 2020, the Ramsay Santé Health Foundation organised its third
Health Prevention Meeting focused on the question: Suicide among
young people: the other emergency? A study carried out by the
Foundation, in partnership with the conversational media Jam, had
shed light on worrying figures for suicide among young people and
the Meeting brought forward new ideas for tackling the issue.
This year, the Health Prevention Meetings addressed the theme of
harassment in schools. At present, more than one in ten students
is a victim of bullying and the meeting focused on key issues such
During the year, sustainability-focused approaches were incorporated into refinanced syndicated debt facilities for both the wholly owned
funding group (WOFG) and Ramsay Santé.
The Ramsay Santé Group refinanced its €1,650m syndicated debt facility in April 2021 and the WOFG $1.5 billion multi-currency
syndicated sustainability linked loan facility was released in May, representing thefirst and largest such facility by a health care provider in
The debt facilities have embedded sustainability targets that are aligned with the Ramsay Cares strategy and designed to drive a more
intense focus on sustainability across the business, including on the mental health and wellbeing of our people, reducing energy intensity
and greenhouse emissions, and responsible sourcing within our supply chains.
The refinancing process brought together Ramsay teams from different countries and across functions, including environmental,
engineering, finance, legal and risk.
The new facilities were significantly over-subscribed and received support from existing and new lenders, reflecting the growing level of
interest in supporting sustainability linked loans.
For more detailed information about Ramsay Cares, please see the 2021 Impact Report.
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