Our procurement work by region


Health care purchasers can achieve environmental and sustainable development objectives while fostering innovation by shifting to sustainable procurement practices. Explore ways your hospital can make more responsible purchasing decisions, reducing the overall cost of care while guaranteeing both human and environmental health and social justice throughout your supply chain. Learn more about sustainable procurement in health care and the sector's significant role in influencing markets.

Learn about our work in Europe

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Hospitals and practices across the globe can reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, reduce the use of toxic chemicals and eliminate unnecessary waste by adopting sustainable procurement practices - the sector's supply chains alone make up over 70% of the health care emissions. Join a global community of climate-smart experts promoting sustainable procurement practices, protecting the planet and human health. Learn why sustainable procurement matters at a global level.

Learn about our global work

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Latin America

Improve your procurement processes to foster a safer, more sustainable future. The Latin American region is actively working with health systems to make purchasing more efficient and less dangerous. Helping health care reduce hazardous product procurement is key to the Health Care Without Harm mission.

Learn more about sustainable procurement and its impact on patient and health care sector safety.

Learn about our  work in Latin America

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Southeast Asia

Hospitals and clinics in Southeast Asia can protect the planet and the health of the communities they serve by adopting sustainable procurement practices. Discover procurement-related criteria and standards that foster climate-smart procurement and manufacturing in your health care setting with help from Health Care Without Harm.

Learn more about sustainable procurement in Southeast Asian health care settings.

Learn about our work in Southeast Asia

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U.S. & Canada

Our collective purchasing power can shape the marketplace, increase demand for sustainable products, and embrace our broader healing mission. Our groundbreaking guidance offers a roadmap to develop a sustainable purchasing strategy that prioritizes community and environmental health and safety while reducing costs.

From medical products to furnishings and flooring to food, better alternatives are available. Our tools and resources make it easier to find and purchase sustainable products.

Learn about our work in the U.S. & Canada

Our other areas of focus


Explore how we work with the health care sector to reduce its emissions and build climate-smart, resilient hospitals and communities.

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Chemicals & Plastics

Find out how hospitals and health systems are reducing hazardous chemicals and single-use plastics to decrease the impact these products have on human health and the environment.

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Learn how we are working with hospitals and communities to implement successful strategies to reduce health care climate impact and support the growth of resilient foods systems.

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Uncover strategies to minimize health care waste from hazardous medical waste to food waste with our innovative management, recycling, and disposal guidance.

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Discover how our network is tackling the way we produce, use, and dispose of medicines and antibiotics, and advocating for judicious use and the development of safer, non-toxic drugs.

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Achieve sustainable health care operations by reducing energy consumption and moving to clean, renewable options.

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