Environmental Social Governance
ESG integrates the dual aims of environmental stewardship and a just social mission, with governance over both.
- Demonstrating a commitment to ESG may help workforce recruitment efforts, especially among younger generations.
- For organizations considering new debt issuance, an ESG commitment may attract a broader pool of investors.
- Disclosure of ESG data aligns with the mission-driven, community-centered focus of not-for-profit healthcare.
- A leadership position on ESG issues may enable the organization to help shape emerging disclosure standards.
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Featured ESG Insights
What Social Health Can Learn from the Quality Journey
As much as 80% of health outcomes are determined by circumstances and factors outside of clinical care. Individuals’ physical environment and access to healthy food, stable housing...
ESG Scores: What We Know and Don’t Know
ESG scores from rating agencies reflect the risk that ESG issues will affect a hospital’s ability to earn cash flow and repay its debt, but are not “gold stars” for a sophisticated or well-considered ESG strategy.
Addressing Housing Affordability for the Healthcare Workforce
Housing affordability is a significant issue for health systems and has contributed to difficulties with employee recruitment and retention in a growing number of markets. Health system leaders have several options available to address housing affordability for their workforce.
Rating Agency 2022 Summer Update on the Pandemic, Labor, Volume and ESG
Hear from rating agency experts on the pandemic’s continued financial impact on hospitals including labor challenges, volume trends, covenant management and recent rating trends.
Covenant Management in Uncertain Times
Hear from our panel of experts on how to prepare and manage covenant breaches while developing a path toward financial sustainability.
Hope Doesn’t Pay Debt Service…or Does It?
“Hope doesn’t pay debt service” is a message I heard repeatedly from many hospital executives during my years as a ratings analyst. Any astute finance executive or finance committee...
ESG’s Growing Influence in the Capital Markets
Watch to hear perspectives on the evolving role of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in not-for-profit healthcare.
The Growing Influence of Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing in Not-for-Profit Healthcare
Interest in ESG investing has grown at a rapid pace, but disclosure standards are still developing. Health system leaders should carefully consider the pros and cons of ESG disclosure.
Rating Agency Spring Update on the Pandemic, Labor and ESG
Listen to rating agency experts discuss the pandemic’s continued financial impact on hospitals including labor challenges and volume trends.
Our ESG Experts
Robert Turner, Managing Director, Treasury & Capital Markets Practice Leader
Robert Turner leads Kaufman Hall’s Treasury and Capital Markets practice, with more than 20 years of experience spanning healthcare and finance.Learn More About Robert
John Andersen, Vice President
John Andersen is a Vice President of Kaufman Hall and a member of the firm’s Treasury and Capital Markets practice.Learn More About John
Bobby Bruning, Vice President
Bobby Bruning is a Vice President with Kaufman Hall’s Treasury and Capital Markets practice. He provides analytical, quantitative, and strategic support, primarily for not-for-profit hospitals and health systems nationwide.Learn More About Bobby