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The NYC Carbon Challenge for Hospitals
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The NYC Carbon Challenge for Hospitals

New York City's 11 largest hospital organizations accepted the NYC Carbon Challenge in 2009, which include 41 individual hospitals and dozens of clinics and outpatient centers. Since then, the participating hospitals have achieved a 10% reduction in carbon emissions per square foot, demonstrating their commitment to improve public health and quality of life for all New Yorkers. Moreover, these hospitals are now reinvesting the millions of dollars they are saving in lower energy costs into the patient care and research that helps save lives.

Current participants

  • Continuum Health Partners
  • Health and Hospitals Corporation
  • Lutheran Medical Center
  • Maimonides Medical Center
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • New York Hospital Queens
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
  • NYU Langone Medical Center



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Learn how one hospital has already met the 30% goal:


Press and Announcements

Deputy Mayor Linda Gibbs, HHC President Aviles and Sustainability Director Aggarwala Join Hospital Officials to Announce Acceptance of Mayoral Challenge to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions 30 Percent in 10 Years


Tools for Hospitals

Are you a hospital administrator? Use these tools to begin reducing energy use and emissions from your hospital!


Learn more


Contact

CarbonChallenge@cityhall.nyc.gov




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