Publications and links

Sustainability office


Sophie Meisser
Sophie Meisser
Head of the Sustainability office



Useful links

Public lectures


March 2023

Health and environment: how to transform health care institutions ? (FR)
Conference co-hosted by the HUG and the University of Geneva


  • Pre Johanna Sommer, director of the University Institute of Family and Childhood Medicine at the University of Geneva 
  • Bertrand Levrat, general director of the HUG
  • Pr Nicolas Senn, head of the Department of Family Medicine of Unisanté 
  • Dr Sylvain de Lucia, Department of Primary Care Medicine, HUG 
  • Dre Estelle Delamare, Department of pediatric general medicine, HUG 
  • Dr Filippo Boroli, Adult Intensive Care Unit, HUG
  • Franck Dumoulin, Adult Intensive Care Unit, HUG

May 2022

Environment, Climate and Health: citizens and scientists, let's act together (FR)
Conference co-hosted by the HUG, the University of Geneva and the association Grandparents for the Climate.


  • Prof. Antoine Flahaut, director of the Institute of Global Health at the University of Geneva
  • Prof. Jacques Dubochet, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 and member of the association Grandparents for the Climate
  • Prof. Arnaud Perrier, medical director of the HUG
  • Julia Steinberger, specialist in societal issues related to the impacts of climate change at the University of Lausanne
  • François Grey, expert in citizen science at University of Geneva
  • Anne Mahrer, former National Councilor and Co-President of the association Seniors for Climate Protection Switzerland
  • Estelle Delamare, medical student at the University of Geneva

March 2022

Ecodesign of healthcare (FR)

Speaker : Olivier Toma, co-founder of the French Committee for Sustainable Development in Health and founder of the agency Primum non nocere


March 2021

Climate emergency and health: from individual change to global commitment (FR)


  • Prof. Sonia Seneviratne, author of several IPCC reports, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zürich
  • Prof. Nicolas Senn, Unisanté, Lausanne
  • Dr Thierno Diallo, National Institute of Public Health of Quebec, Montreal 

May 2021

Impact of global warming on health (FR)

Conference of the Geneva Medical Society (SMGe) in the framework of the "Health and Climate" week co-organised by the HUG, the SMGe and the Geneva Medical Students Association (AEMG)

Speaker : Prof. Pierre-Yves Martin, HUG, head of the Nephrology Service and director of the Department of Medicine


Last update : 17/05/2024