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Catalyzing Health Care Investment in Healthier Food Systems
Posted On: July 21, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care, Resilient Communities

Community Commons, a mission-driven organization that uses technology to connect changemakers and support lasting change, introduced their network to HCWH's Community Benefits study and upcoming survey.

Feed Yourself More Healthfully and Protect the Planet at the Same Time
Posted On: July 18, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care, New England, Climate-Food, Portland Press Herald

[Portland Press Herald] Health care workers talk about how the food on our plates can help combat climate change.

Geostellar Launches Nationwide Solar Program for Health Care Systems
Posted On: July 12, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: solar energy, geostellar, climate, practice greenhealth, clean energy

Health care system facilities, patients, and employees will be eligible to participate in solar discount program supported by Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth.

Commentary: Food for Thought - Hospitals Must do More to End Their Wasteful Ways
Posted On: July 12, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care, practice greenhealth, food waste

Janet Howard, director of the Healthier Hospitals program at Practice Greenhealth, offers tips for reducing hospital food waste and mitigating hunger.

Renewable Energy Is Healthy Energy
Posted On: July 5, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: climate, Renewable Energy, fossil fuels, public health

Jennifer Wang, of HCWH Global, reflects on the need for an aggressive shift in incentives and perceptions toward renewable energy.

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