||Lower the environmental impact of our estate.
||Maximise benefits from the Leeds Hub move.
||Current estate footprint is large.
||Consider resilience issues - Leeds Hub flood risk. Current Leeds estate will be rationalised to efficient Leeds Hub,
||Reduce business travel and increase the use of virtual collaboration tools
||Organisational travel reduction
||Developing use of full virtual meeting tool functionality
||Retain positive travel reductions from COVID into permanent change.
||Manage and reduce the environmental and social impact of procurement activities.
||Formalise sustainable procurement interventions, such as FCAP checks. Carbon footprint setting in procurement.
||Resource provision in commercial areas
||Learn from NHSE to better implement sustainable procurement tools. New commercial group - potential resource increase to allow focus.
||Reduce the impact of internal ICT choices and practices.
||Take part in the Pan-Gov Sustainable Technology (STAR) processes, maximise Circular Economy processes, consider upstream ethical and critical raw material resilience issues.
||STAR processes and buying in new ICT equipment instead of buying refurbished (culture change task)
||Cost in embodied carbon into procurement decisions,
|NHSD-delivered products and services
||Lower the impact of products and services delivered by NHS Digital through sustainable and resilient architecture and IG practices. Ensure our services are resilient to future climate challenges.
||Deliver against Enterprise Architecture sustainability principle. Embed climate risk and implement Information Governance data retention policy.
||Enforcement of principles - and in legacy systems
||Rationalisation of systems
|Cross-system technology consumption
||Through NHS Digital’s contribution, optimise cross-system technology consumption (focused on infrastructure and cloud).
||Cross-system infrastructure optimisation; cloud migration, embedding sustainability and resilience in framework creation.
||Quicker implementation of good practice.
||Work with NHS X on tech consumption strategy, trust level enterprise to cloud migration.
|Cross-system enablement of sustainable health and social care
||Contribute to digital and technology services that enable downstream sustainability and resilience improvements across health and social care
||Greener NHS Net Zero Plan, benefits work (green book), embedding sustainability into user design
||Resource provision across NHS Digital operations – required approach to sustainable tech delivery .
||Product delivery in-line with EA service design principles – sustainability criteria.
||Cement sustainability as a core essential priority.
||Delivering against the sustainability commitments within the People Plan and the organisation’s comms strategy and the sustainability comms plan.
||Provide resources and time for staff to participate in culture change activities.
||Create a climate emergency literate workforce. Link sustainability to the equality’s agenda. New group required.