A Breakdown of Tenet’s Sustainability Report

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare has released its  2011 corporate sustainability report. The company was recognized by Global Report Initiative as meeting GRI’s Application Level C Guidelines, which indicates how many disclosure requirements Tenet achieved in its report.

The company believes sustainability is “about creating shared value for our patients, physicians, employees and shareholders” said Trevor Fetter, Tenet president and CEO, in a statement. “This commitment is crucial to our success as a corporation, employer, and steward of the communities in which we serve.”

Highlights from Tenet’s report for 2011 include:

  • Tenet gave $530 million in care to the uninsured, paid $126 million in sales and property taxes, and made $13 million in contributions to community organizations and academic institutions in 2011.
  • The company sponsored the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, which is committed to researching and promoting ways to sustain the environment in the healthcare sector.
  • Tenet exceeded the national average of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Overall, the 2011 report concludes that Tenet has maintained a high level and quality of care while operating in an environmentally sustainable manner. View the complete Tenet 2011 corporate sustainability report here.