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Lead by Example

The UMass Chan Medical School and our clinical partner UMass Memorial Health Care are committed to sustainability throughout our operations, as well as by encouraging sustainable practices among students,faculty and staff.

As our programs in research, education, public service and clinical care expand, the community is working cooperatively on a multi-layered program to reduce energy consumption, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, extend recycling and other measures that collectively will limit our carbon footprint.

As a public institution, the Medical School is committed to following Massachusetts Governor's Executive Order 594 “Leading By Example—Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings”. The entire University of Massachusetts system is a signatory to the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment. 

Why it Matters to Us

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