Project Manager, Sustainability, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Shane Dunne is a Project Manager and the Sustainability Department head at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Policy from Keene State College and a Business Certificate in Project Management from New York University. In the four years as the Sustainability lead at MSK, the institution has received four consecutive Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards from Practice Greenhealth for leadership in healthcare sustainability. He is also involved in multiple forums to advance sustainability in the health care industry, including representing MSK on their GPO, Vizient’s Environmental Advisory Council, and being involved with both the Safer Chemicals and Less Meat, Better Meat Market Transformation Groups convened by Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) and Practice Greenhealth. Before joining MSK, he worked for eight years as a consultant advancing sustainability and ESG strategies, product/packaging stewardship, and regulatory compliance for global CPG companies, NGO’s, non-profits, and municipalities.
In acute care settings, nurses comprise 35-40% of staff. Nurses are present in most clinical situations and have deep understanding of care processes. An environmental stewardship program is likely to be more successful when nurses are engaged and empowered to address environmental challenges. This panel will highlight nursing leaders who have demonstrated success in advancing […]
Purchasing products and adopting practices that rely on safer chemicals and materials in your health care facility is a critical component of any sustainability agenda because it can help reduce patient and employee exposure to hazardous substances, improve indoor air quality, and support community health. Health care organizations are engaged in a wide range of […]