New Karolinska Solna

NKS Gains Environmental Certification

Press Release   •   Dec 21, 2009 09:15 EST

"We have a strong commitment to environmental issues. The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital shall be a role model among hospitals both in terms of the environmental fottprint as well as providing world-class healthcare in a healthy building, free from harmful materials, says Lennart Persson, Head of the NKS Administration

The ISO 14001 Standard provides a standard for environmental management systems, with emphasis on processes for continuous improvement and everyday implementation.

The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital is a new university hospital to be complete late 2015. Managing the project, to create a state-of-the art facility for healthcare, medical education, and life science research, is the New Karolinska Solna Administration, a part of the Stockholm County Council.