The health sector is responsible for approximately 8.5% of U.S. carbon emissions, which are the leading cause of global climate change. As an industry leader in sustainable healthcare delivery, Mass General Brigham is committed to taking actions that minimize its impact on the environment. Eighty percent of Mass General Brigham’s electricity comes from renewable sources, and the system strives to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025.
Earlier this year, Mass General Brigham launched the Climate and Sustainability Leadership Council (CSLC). The CSLC is chaired by Niyum Gandhi, chief financial officer of Mass General Brigham, and includes 13 members from across the system. Its purpose is to develop systemwide goals for emission-reduction targets, inform systemwide sustainability practices and initiatives and identify opportunities for synergy with other Mass General Brigham priorities. . .
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