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All Partners HealthCare hospitals have been recognized with 2016 Environmental Excellence Awards by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading health care community dedicated to transforming health care worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint, becomes a community anchor for sustainability and a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice.

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Energy Star Recognition

Partners HealthCare has been recognized as a participant in Energy Star's 2012 Low Carbon IT Campaign. Energy Star is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program that supports businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency. In addition, the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) is a method for evaluating the effect of a product on the environment. It assesses lifecycle environmental standards and ranks products as gold, silver or bronze based on a set of environmental performance criteria. The Partners IS team has installed energy management software on 30,000 computers through fiscal year 2012 and 99 % of Partners desktop equipment is certified EPEAT Gold.


Energy Star recognition



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Advancing Health Care: Sustainable Initiatives

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Partners HealthCare has made a commitment to several systemwide sustainable initiatives to decrease our footprint on the environment. Learn more from John Messervy, Director of Capital and Facility Planning for Partners HealthCare.