What is sustainability?

Sustainability is an approach that businesses take to create long-term value by being aware of how they operate in relation to the environment, people and social relationships, and standards of governance.  These three areas are commonly referred to as ESG (Environment, Social, Governance).  


Conservation of the natural world

  • Climate change and carbon emissions
  • Pollution
  • Biodiversity
  • Energy efficiency
  • Waste management
  • Water scarcity


Consideration of people & relationships

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Gender and diversity
  • Employee engagement
  • Community relations
  • Human rights
  • Employee health and safety
  • Labour standards


Standards for running a company

  • Board composition
  • Audit committee structure
  • Bribery and corruption
  • Executive compensation
  • Lobbying
  • Political contributions
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Whistleblower schemes

Sustainability at Mediclinic

The rapidly changing healthcare environment offers an abundance of opportunities for companies that are poised and ready to adapt to evolving regulatory requirements and unique client needs. Seizing opportunities should be done in a sustainable and responsible manner to ensure that Mediclinic, as a good corporate citizen, is in the long term able to maintain its positive impact not only on its clients, but also on the industry, the planet, and on its employees, partners and surrounding communities.

Mediclinic International, of which Mediclinic Middle East is part, is inherently guided by the Group’s commitment to following ethical business practices; valuing its employees by following fair labour practices and offering competitive remuneration; training and development opportunities; respecting the communities within which the company operates and contributing to the well-being of society; and carefully managing its impact on the environment by focusing on its carbon footprint, use of energy and water resources and waste management.

For more information on Sustainability at Mediclinic International, please click here.

At Mediclinic Middle East in particular, our approach to sustainability is guided not only by the goals and objectives of the Mediclinic International Group, but by the vision of the government of the United Arab Emirates, who are one of the most progressive governments in the world in terms of leading sustainable change to reduce greenhouse gases, increase diversity in the workplace and make the UAE an attractive, efficient and ethical country in which to do business.