The global healthcare industry experienced a 104% rise in company filings mentions of environmental sustainability in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by IHH Healthcare with 98% year-on-year decrease, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 12 healthcare company filings. Environmental Sustainability is a priority in most of the industries today including Healthcare. GlobalData’s ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Top Trends by Sector – Thematic Research report assesses the impact of ESG by identifying key trends, company filings, and hiring pattern across 16 key sectors. Buy the report here.
Notably, environmental sustainability was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q2 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of connected care and digital media, according to GlobalData.
Of the top leading companies in the healthcare industry, IHH Healthcare had the greatest increase in references for environmental sustainability in Q2 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified one environmental sustainability-related sentences in the company's filings - 0.4% of all sentences - and an increase of 100% in Q2 2023 compared with Q2 2022.
GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for environmental sustainability in Q2 2023 was 106.
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