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Practice Greenhealth Welcomes Ernst & Young LLP as a Business Member

Commits to Support the Health Care Sector in Sustainable Day-to-Day Practices

RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - April 28, 2014) - Practice Greenhealth announced today that Ernst & Young LLP has joined its community of more than 1,300 leading health care organizations and suppliers to the sector who act as change agents and healing forces in their communities on behalf of patients, staff, and the environment at large.

Practice Greenhealth is a nonprofit membership organization, offering its members a full range of tools, resources, forums, technical assistance, and networking opportunities to engage the health care sector in creating safe and healthy environments by implementing sustainable practices into day-to-day operations. Founded and driven by the principles of positive environmental stewardship and best practices by organizations in the health care community, Practice Greenhealth includes hospitals, health care facilities, community health centers, and businesses such as architecture and engineering firms, product and service providers, as well as like-minded non-governmental organizations.

"Ernst & Young is so pleased to be joining Practice Greenhealth," said Carol Casazza Herman, Senior Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young LLP. "Our clients will greatly benefit from having access to the preeminent organization that makes sustainability a priority for the health care delivery sector."

With the many resources available through Practice Greenhealth membership, health care organizations and businesses alike will reach new heights of business success and ensure sustainable health care that's good for the environment, good for patients and staff, and good for the bottom line.

"Ernst & Young's dedication to climate change and sustainability and its environmental, social and economic impact is evident in their Climate Change and Sustainability Division," said Gary Cohen, Practice Greenhealth Founder and President. "It's this type of commitment that makes them a natural fit within the Practice Greenhealth community."

For more information about Practice Greenhealth or its members, please contact Sherry MacDonald, Director of Marketing and Communications, at [email protected] or (703) 870-7494.

About Practice Greenhealth:
Practice Greenhealth is the nation's leading health care membership community that empowers its members to increase their efficiencies and environmental stewardship while improving patient safety and care through tools, best practices and knowledge. To learn more about Practice Greenhealth, download the backgrounder here. To learn more about Practice Greenhealth www.practicegreenhealth.org

About Ernst & Young LLP
Ernst & Young LLP is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com

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