Document Type : Original Research Article


1 KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

2 KSoM, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, India


The present study is an initiative to explore the performance of various hospitals relating to various environmental sustainability practices in the health care sector in the study area. Seven broad factors considered for the study were sustainable management -8 sub-variables, environmental communication-6 sub-variables, managing hospital pollution -3 sub-variables, resource conservation-7 sub-variables, water recycling -5 sub-variables, energy conservation-7 sub-variables, and patient room sustainability-8 sub-variables. Totally, 316 responses were considered for the study including lower level, middle level, and senior level employees of the hospitals under study. The results found that all the health care service providers are following the environmental sustainability practices as per norms, but still certain areas which need to be addressed by the health care providers in the study area.

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Environmental sustainability practices (ESP) of health care sector in India


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