Under the leadership of Heather Foley, Staff Assistant, the Center for Health & the Global Environment (CHGE) was the first office to achieve Leaf 4 Green Office Certification at Harvard Medical School. In addition to those items on the Leaf Four Certification checklist, the CHGE also successfully reports payroll information online, hosts events featuring sustainable foods and beverages, and sponsors environmentally-themed movie screenings, panels, and discussions.

Harvard-wide there are now 52 Certified Green Offices. The following offices at HMS have achieved one or more levels of Green Office Certification to date:

  • Center for Health & the Global Environment, Landmark Center (Leaf 4)
  • Collier Lab, Microbiology Department (Leaf 1)
  • Facilities Department, 180 Longwood (Leaf 1)
  • Financial Operations & Analysis, Gordon Hall (Leaf 1)