Recognize the opportunities in sustainable patient care!

Green Hospital

Green Hospital

For a healthy and green future

The Paris Agreement commits all participating countries to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and provides for a range of measures. In order to achieve the ambitious target of a maximum global warming curve of 1.5 °C, we are required to act as a society as a whole. 

The healthcare industry contributes to the global environmental impact as hospitals and medical facilities produce significant amounts of waste and emissions. Green Hospitals are committed to minimizing the environmental impact of the healthcare industry by implementing mission and business strategies as well as environmentally friendly practices. For a sustainable hospital, there is an opportunity to use available resources carefully while providing the best possible quality of care.

We are shaping this sustainable future together with our customers and with the patient at the center. Our holistic expertise in healthcare enables us to identify and specifically address areas of action in a wide range of areas: from a holistic sustainability strategy to an innovative circular economy concept. In addition, the topics can be enriched with coordinated digitalization measures, process management tools and organizational development concepts. 

Let's pursue a path together that will make our planet worth living on for future generations.

Green Hospital Vision

The Green Hospital Vision shows a modern and sustainable hospital. The foundation for this is a solid energy management system, equipped with renewable energy sources such as wind and water power or solar panels. Environmentally friendly technologies for efficient energy use, from medical technology to intelligent energy management systems, are used at the heart of the building. Human capital is increased by enabling the implementation of targeted social sustainability projects within the organization and in the local community. Waste and recycling management concepts are developed together and sustainable mobility concepts are thought through. There are gardens and green spaces on the rooftops of the hospital that serve as recreational areas for patients and employees.

Consulting Services for Green Hospital

Green Hospital funding - Germany and Austria

On the road to sustainability

UNITY supports you in successfully realizing your sustainability and environmental projects. We focus in particular on making the best possible use of federal and state funding that is available for your green hospital transformation.

1. Analysis of available funding
2. Applicatoin submission 
3. Budget planning
4. Implementation
5. Reporting

We support you on the path to sustainability in the following application areas:

Energy management & heat production

Find out more about the various options for financial support to optimize your energy infrastructure.

Development of a sustainability strategy and measures

In addition to the selection of various funding programs, we provide you with practice-oriented guidelines and impulses for defining strategic guidelines.

Municipal integration support

Gain an insight into the possibilities of financial support for municipal integration, whether for social projects or overall climate protection projects.

Sustainable building planning and optimization

Find out about subsidies for various modernization measures as well as professional energy planning and construction support services.


Find out more about financial support for sustainable mobility solutions for your clinic. Drive forward projects for e-mobility, public transport connections and car sharing.

Green IT

Take advantage of financial support to implement measures to optimize your existing IT infrastructure and hardware.

Project stories in Healthcare

  • Applications “Spitalliste Ct. Zurich 2023”
  • Development of a general operating concept for a multi-locational care
  • Innovative OR Logistics – Conception and implementation preparation
  • Ensuring efficient OR management in a new building
  • Analysis and process optimization in the OR area
  • Development of the future logistics concept
  • Digital Transformation Support
  • Simulation of the effect of CombiSets in the surgery
  • Improving the digital infrastructure
  • Process-oriented Improvement of Business Efficiency
  • Digital Hospital Planning
  • Optimization of the intra-hospital patient transfers
  • Sales Innovation
  • Resource efficiency through Supply Cart System
  • Optimized OR layout for a new hospital building in Uster
  • Process optimisation in the OR area
  • Secured and planned commissioning
  • Saving of time and costs during the construction stage
  • Intelligent OR planning
  • Health 4.0 for South Tyrol
  • Intersectoral Networking in Healthcare
  • Digital Agenda - Consulting in Digital Strategy

Make an appointment with our experts

Depending on the topic, we provide you with the right experts. Select your preferred date from our calendar and discuss your concerns with our experts by phone or via Microsoft Teams without any obligation. We look forward to getting to know you!

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Insights into Healthcare

Your contacts for Healthcare

Florian Heffeter

Managing Director UNITY Austria GmbH

Salzburg, Austria
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Tomas Pfänder

Executive Board Member

Paderborn, Germany
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Lars Holländer

Head of Sustainability & Circular Economy

Stuttgart, Germany
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Elisabeth Muckel

Senior Consultant

Munich, Germany
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