Welcome to the Chicago Green Healthcare Initiative
The Chicago Green Health Care Initiative (CGHI) is an effort to create a model for sustainable healthcare that improves patient access to care, generates cost-effective and persistent greenhouse gas reductions while improving the health infrastructure, economic opportunity, quality of life in the community.
This site is for CGHI participants. If you would like to participate in the initiative please enter your information on the Contact page.
Participate in CGHI
To be a CGHI participant you must be a healthcare institution in the Chicago area that is:
- Deeply concerned about protecting the public and environmental health of the communities we serve.
- Willing to exercise leadership in their communities and throughout society by modeling ways to protect human health by minimizing Green House Gas emissions and striving for sustainable, climate neutral practices in our own operations.
- Interested in working to reduce the environmental impact of healthcare delivery activities.
- Committed to collaborating with your peers and learning best practices and methods for conserving natural resources and materials used in the delivery of healthcare operations.
Thank you for participating in the Chicago Green Healthcare Initiate! Please login to access all areas of this site. Sincerely, The CGHI Team