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Environmental Mission & Vision

To create a healthy future for our patients, their families, and ourselves.

At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), we believe environmental responsibility plays an integral role in our mission to provide extraordinary care where the patient comes first. BIDMC is committed to conserving natural resources, reducing our carbon footprint, fostering a culture of sustainability, and advancing cost-saving opportunities through:

  • Energy & Water Conservation
  • Waste Reduction
  • Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
  • Local & Sustainable Food
  • Green Commuting

BIDMC meets all applicable environmental laws, regulations, and environmental commitments through employee engagement, community partnerships, and innovative solutions. We strive to continually improve our environmental performance by balancing economic viability with environmental responsibility.

Contact Information

Elise Vergnano
Sustainability Program Manager
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Phone: 617-667-1627
E-mail: evergnan@bidmc.harvard.edu