Champions of Change
Gary Cohen is Co-Founder and President of Health Care Without Harm, a global non-profit organization working to transform the healthcare sector to become more sustainable and focused on individual health and the health of communities and the planet. He also founded Practice Greenhealth, a membership organization with 1,300 hospitals and 85 businesses to green the healthcare sector. With the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, he worked to bring together 13 major hospital systems to sponsor a three-year campaign to embed sustainability into the core business strategy of healthcare in the United States, including linking climate change mitigation with implementation of the Affordable Care Act.