Find out more about the Ecology Center’s program areas combining expert leaders with creative solutions.
You can’t have healthy people on a sick planet. We put a health frame on all of our work because a healthy environment is critical to human health, and because it makes environmental issues more real for people. Health professionals are opinion leaders in society and can be influential in public policy. As a result, we proactively seek out allies in the health care profession and health care industry.
In everything we do, we operate with like-minded people and organizations in strategic coalitions. Collaboration is the only feasible way to address the scale of the issues we work on, influence powerful vested interests that are resistant to change, and leverage the decentralized make-up of the NGO community. We carry out our programs and campaigns through strong and deeply networked coalitions of organizations, each of whom bring different areas of expertise and relationships to our work. For example, we form coalitions and partnerships with hospitals, medical professionals, health care organizations, and public health agencies and seek model change in the sector to leverage broader change.
Research, creativity, and cutting-edge communications support all of our work, but the following strategies form the unique foundation of the Ecology Center’s approach:
The Ecology Center’s work spans four program areas:
Published on October 31, 2014