Carilion Clinic’s mission to improve the health of our patients and communities goes far beyond the bedside. We know that health can be greatly affected by the environment and are committed to minimizing our carbon footprint by increasing energy efficiency and reducing waste.
Our work in sustainability programming earned national recognition, including:
- Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Awards
- Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards
- U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® certification
With careful consideration for what we build, what we buy and how we operate, we aim to reduce our impact on the environment to improve the health of our patients and community.
By inspiring, educating and engaging our employees in considering sustainability aspects in process and protocols, we aim to embed a culture of sustainability across the organization and in their personal lives.