Our vision of a sustainable, equitable, and healthy world requires everyone to play a critical role. Health Care Without Harm mobilizes hospitals, health systems, and health care professionals to protect public health from climate change. Learn more about our initiatives and join us in taking effective climate action to build collective impact.

Climate and Health

Reduce emissions, build resilient hospitals and communities, and mobilize your influence.

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Sustainable Procurement

Learn how to purchase safer products, reusable products, and other alternatives.

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Safer Chemicals

Choose safer products, reduce hazardous chemical use, and adopt safer health care practices.

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Healthy Food

Uplift equitable and sustainable food systems that protect human and environmental health.

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Waste Management

Minimize waste, properly segregate and recycle waste, and leverage purchasing to reduce toxicity.

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Place-based partnerships

Facilitate deep, trusting partnerships with community-based organizations to build replicable models for collaborative action.

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Featured projects

Clinician awards, scholarships, & fellowships

Awards that recognize medical students, residents, fellows, and physicians leading in sustainable health care and climate and health advocacy.


The Health Care Climate Challenge

The Health Care Climate Challenge mobilizes health care institutions around the globe to protect public health from climate change.

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Physician Network

Join physicians, medical students, and other clinicians leveraging their influence and expertise to advance sustainable, climate-smart health care.

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Health Care Culinary Contest

Every year health care culinary professionals take their menus to new levels in creativity and flavor and compete to be crowned the winner.

2021 culinary contest winners

Health Care Climate Council

A leadership body of health systems committed to addressing the health impacts of climate change, reducing GHG emissions, and increasing resilience.

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