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Michigan Medicine named one of nation’s greenest hospitals

December 13, 2018

Michigan Medicine has been named one of the nation’s greenest hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review! Hospitals featured on this year’s list have made community stewardship at the environmental level a top priority, have incorporated green building efforts into expansions, and have embraced projects to reduce waste and energy consumption. Several of the hospitals featured on this list, including Michigan Medicine, have been recognized with awards from agencies such as Practice Greenhealth. To check out a complete look at the greenest hospitals in America, click here.

Organization expands its commitment to sustainability

November 26, 2018

The clinical enterprise at Michigan Medicine is highly committed to environmental sustainability. This is made clear by the fact that the organization has been recognized for the 15th consecutive year for environmental excellence by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. “We are proud to lead the way in health care when it comes to protecting the environment,” said Tony Denton, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the U-M Health System. “It is quite satisfying to have our entire organization recognized for the visible commitment to the environmental health of our patients,…

At Leadership Breakfast, Schlissel touches on carbon neutrality, Victors for Michigan campaign

October 5, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=YSKyN83IxV8 U-M will further its commitment to sustainability by pursuing a path toward carbon neutrality for the university and helping others in the region, state and nation reach the same goal,…

Protecting the planet: Help create a sustainable future at Michigan Medicine

April 19, 2018

Sunday is Earth Day, a celebration of sustainability and environmental efforts across the globe. At U-M, the entire campus community has adopted a number of environmentally-friendly initiatives in recent years aimed…

Michigan Medicine honored for sustainability, environmental efforts

April 17, 2018

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine, which has again been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. The organization was recently honored with a 2018 Partner for Change award from Practice Greenhealth, an organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. This is the 15th consecutive year that Michigan Medicine has been earned a national award for environmental awareness efforts. The Partner for Change Award recognizes health care facilities that continuously improve and expand upon programs to eliminate mercury, reduce and recycle waste, source products sustainably and more. Winning facilities must demonstrate that they are recycling at least 15 percent…

Organization honored for its commitment to the environment

May 19, 2017

Michigan Medicine was recently honored for its commitment to sustainability and its work to protect the environment. The organization earned the Partner for Change award from Practice Greenhealth, given to the top health care organizations nationwide that are dedicated to environmental sustainability. “We are proud to lead the way in health care when it comes to protecting the environment,” said Tony Denton, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the U-M Health System. “It is quite satisfying to have our entire team recognized for the visible commitment to the environmental health of our patients, staff and community.” According to…

Think green on Planet Blue: 3 easy ways to protect the environment while at work

April 20, 2017

With Earth Day approaching on Saturday, it’s a great opportunity to celebrate the university’s commitment to sustainability on campus and consider how each employee can contribute to the cause. The institution…

Sustainability report highlights progress in education, research and campus operations

March 30, 2015

University of Michigan is showing a positive impact on sustainability both locally and globally as highlighted in the university’s online sustainability report released this week.  Read more>>

Ann Arbor campus named Tree Campus for seventh year

March 10, 2015

Continued forestry efforts including removal of invasive plants and reforestation tree plantings by staff and students have earned the Ann Arbor campus recognition as a Tree Campus USA institution by the…