Making the Case to Leadership with Practice Greenhealth - October 2017

Recorded On: 10/05/2017

Session Description:

Most sustainability programs start from a variety of individuals from a variety of departments. There is no shortage of passionate people that have figured out creative ways to go green, often as volunteers and off their regular work hours. These programs will only bring a sustainability program so far. To get to the next level, leadership engagement is required. Practice Greenhealth has refreshed its engaged leadership challenge – consider it a prequel. The two-part goal starts with a step by step approach to help make the case to leadership for their support in taking departmental and pockets of success and using goals to create a foundation for a long term commitment.

Join Practice Greenhealth’s Janet Howard for a review of the challenge goals, its associated tools and step by step guidance on how to use the Engaged Leadership challenge to do just that – engage leadership! Join us!

Intended Audience:

Administration, Green Teams, Any individual trying to engage their leadership in sustainability initiatives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the free Engaged Leadership Challenge and how it can be used to engage leadership
  • Review the Making the Case Worksheet, Champion Worksheet, Sharing Success Worksheet and Proposal Power Point template to facilitate making the case and your facility. 
  • Participate in discussion and get questions answered.


Standard Price: FREE
Practice Greenhealth Member: FREE
Practice Greenehealth Subscriber: FREE

Janet Howard

Director, Member Engagement and Healthier Hospitals, Practice Greenhealth

Janet Howard leads the facility member engagement team and the Healthier Hospitals program. The team provides fresh content, educational support and technical assistance to Practice Greenhealth facility members and Healthier Hospitals enrollees. Recent projects include the Employee Engagement Toolkit and fresh content on Materials/WastesEngaged Leadership and the new Less Food to Landfill goal and toolkit.

The Member Engagement team works together to help organizations recognize the link between sustainability programming and quality, patient experience and performance excellence. Janet's angle is around empowerment and the belief that every person deserves a safe, healthy and respectful environment.

With Iqbal Mian, Janet developed a strategic deployment consult offering at Practice Greenhealth. The day-long program facilitates the facility or system's vision, mission, goals and elevator speeches for sustainability programming in alignment with overall strategic organizational goals. This senior level engagement results in strategic deployment and optimizes programmatic success.

Janet pioneered sustainability in health care from 1991-2004 for Continuum Health Partners in New York City. She is a frequent writer on health care sustainability issues for outlets like Greenbiz, CSR Wire and Health Care Design Magazine. Read Janet’s columns on her LinkedIn profile.


Contact Info:

Email: (T): 866.598.2110

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Making the Case to Leadership with Practice Greenhealth - October 2017
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