The new Sustainability Assessment Tool (SAT) is being developed in order to replace the Good Corporate Citizen Self-Assessment tool which has previously been widely used across the NHS. The purpose of the new tool is to support NHS Scotland Health Boards in:
The assessment tool has been split into a number of categories that are to be assessed, these are:
Each of the above areas will be assessed and report on their sustainability actions on an annual basis which will be submitted for assessment every year to provide NHS GG&C with a score to track it’s progress against meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We have to continue to improve in the areas above to increase our score in sustainable development.