A5 | The Green Deal: The Netherlands on the way to sustainable care

Presentation: The Green Deal: The Netherlands on the way to sustainable care

Speaker: Adriaan van Engelen, Director - Milieu Platform Zorgsector (Environment Platform for Healthcare)

Adriaan has graduated from the Twente University of Technology in 1988 with a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. After gaining experience in several (foreign) projects on energy and waste technology, he started as consultant in sustainable business at Stichting Stimular in 1993. This non-profit organisation provides both businesses and governments with advice on all relevant topics of sustainability. Adriaan has a talent for driving and stimulating people towards sustainable innovation. He has led and executed numerous energy and sustainability projects, of which several in the healthcare sector and helped in developing a tool for monitoring environmental impact (www.milieubarometer.nl). In 1997 Adriaan became the director of Stichting Stimular and was asked as director of Milieu Platform Zorgsector in 2003. Nowadays he still runs both positions. Milieu Platform Zorgsector is a rapidly expanding network of healthcare institutions, governmental bodies, branches organisations and other interested parties, who will all put their name down on the 10th of October for Green Deal Sustainable Healthcare 2.0.



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