The E in ESG: Medtechs Are Getting To Grips With The ‘True Purpose’ Of Carbon Zero
Late starters health care and medtech are now making progress in the race to zero
BD and Boston Scientific exemplify the approach of “big medtech” as it knuckles down to meet global climate change responsibilities. But the industry will have to work together with health systems to achieve the larger race to zero goals – especially those of scope 3.
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