Hospital Network (3.0)

This is an optional Innovation & Leadership (IL) credit. IL credits recognize institutions that are seeking innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and demonstrating sustainability leadership in ways that are not otherwise captured in STARS. Scoring in the Innovation and Leadership section is capped at 10 bonus points total.

Credit Language

IL 19: Hospital Network – version 3.0

Questions & Answers

How has this credit changed between STARS Version 2 and Version 3?

Minimal changes have been made. A comprehensive list of differences can be found in the STARS 3.0 Summary of changes.

Resources, Templates & Tools

Suggestions for Institutions

  • Work with your institution’s Health Services and/or Hospital staff or similar to determine whether sustainability certifications have been achieved, and/or to consider pursuing such a certification.

Potential Data Quality Issues

  • There must be evidence that one or more of the institution’s healthcare facilities are a member or active participant in Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH), Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN), Practice Greenhealth, or an equivalent national or international health care network.

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