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Oct 16, 2020

Watch again: LinkedIn Live session on how we can team up to reduce healthcare’s environmental impact

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You can now watch the LinkedIn Live session ‘How can we team up to reduce healthcare’s environmental impact?’ that Robert Metzke, Global Head of Sustainability at Philips and Olesya Struk, Senior Director Group Sustainability at Philips, hosted live on LinkedIn on Tuesday, October 13. 


Throughout the lively session, Robert and Olesya discussed how technology companies, care providers and other organizations can team up to reduce the environmental impact of healthcare. They did this by sharing valuable insights and examples from their daily practice before ending with an audience Q&A. 

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Few people realize that the world’s healthcare systems account for 4% of global CO2 emissions.

Robert Metzke

Global Head of Sustainability, Philips

COVID-19 has reignited the urgent global call to build more robust, resilient health systems and societies that can withstand future crises.

Olesya Struk

Senior Director Group Sustainability, Philips

The LinkedIn live session follows the publication of two blog posts that first appeared on “First do no harm. Why healthcare needs to change.” by Robert Metkze, and “Our commitment to society: doing business responsibly and sustainably” by Frans van Houten, CEO at Philips.

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