Decarbonization is reducing CO2 emissions resulting from human activity, with the eventual goal of eliminating them. In practice, getting to zero net emissions requires shifting from fossil fuels to alternative low-carbon energy sources.

Congrats! Your team has been awarded for its commitment to sustainability. Use this toolkit to let your organization know about your hard work.
Energy management plans have emerged as indispensable tools for hospitals to address environmental challenges.
This eBook features a collection of articles describing extreme weather events that have affected health care facilities across the country.
ASHE has developed 52 actionable ECMs in eight categories to help facilities management teams better manage energy use and advance your health care facility’s sustainability journey.
Sustainability is not just about mitigating external environmental impact—it's about fully optimizing internal operations, minimizing inefficiencies, and enhancing overall performance.
Learn more about how to end the use of fossil fuels at your health care facility.
This category of emissions includes fossil fuel-powered equipment performed by health care organization staff.
Carbon emissions associated with energy use are often a mix of on-site usage and off-site emissions from regional utilities can be complicated to account for.
Embodied carbon consists of all the greenhouse gas emissions associated with building construction. Learn how to efficiently manage them.