Awards and Recognition | UnityPoint Health - Des Moines | Going Green
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Awards and Recognition

For most of our employees, environmental sustainability work is additional to their normal duties, and the recognition we have received helps motivate everyone to continue taking efforts to the next level.

In 2012, the following awards were presented:

Partner for Change

We were proud to receive one of Practice Greenhealth's 2012 and 2013 Partner for Change Award for displaying improvement in environmental performance and diverting at least 15 percent of our waste through recycling.

Environmental Achievement

For our success in recycling metal instruments through Centurion Medical Supplies, we received their 2012 Environmental Achievement Award.

Internal Awards

Every month, our Green Team chooses a department or individual to recognize with a certificate for their commitment to environmental sustainability. This year's winners ranged from departments who launched recycling programs to those involved with our new electronic medical records system, which greatly reduced paper usage.