The involvement of the supply chain in sustainability initiatives is a powerful role that should not be overlooked. With the significant spend that the healthcare supply chain has, implementing sustainability improvements in the products and services it provides is essential.

The supply chain’s commitment to improve sustainability provides opportunities to save energy and reduce waste. Since sustainability is not always viewed as a necessity, choosing to make it more of a priority during purchasing decisions will positively impact their customers and provide community benefit.

Last month, Healthcare Purchasing news spoke with several healthcare professionals about the importance of sustainability efforts in the supply chain. Read about it here: https://www.hpnonline.com/depth-of-perception-reception/