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Thank You For Joining Unpower Hour 2017

As is our yearly tradition, our campus joined Earth Hour 2016 and our own workday version, Unpower Hour. This event was one of the most successful to date, with hundreds of students, faculty and staff from almost every department participating. The events sparked many conversations on how to be "greener" at home and...

Thank You for joining Unpower Hour 2016

 As is our yearly tradition, our campus joined Earth Hour 2016 and our own workday version, Unpower Hour. Hundreds of students, faculty and staff from almost every department participated either via Web or by signing up locally with the Green Leaders in each area. The events sparked many conversations on how to be...

Earth Hour is One Week Away

 The countdown to Earth Hour is on! Join millions of people around the world and take a stand to change climate change by participating in Earth Hour 2016 this Saturday, March 16 from 8:30 to 9:30 PM your local time; wherever you are. Earth Hour is an initiative by WWF...

Have a Happy (and Green) Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude in our lives and, in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, this year’s holiday will likely hold special meaning as many of us give thanks for the simple things in life such as warmth, the helpfulness of our communities and the...

Green Points Game

The Green Team in the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery created a mysterious points game to keep energy conservation fun.

Galvanize Your Lab's Energy Conservation

A list of simple and easy ways to greatly reduce your laboratory's energy consumption.

Sustainability Short Film

A fun look at reaching out to fellow coworkers to join in creating a greener campus.

New Employees Hear it First

New Employee Orientation provides two sessions on sustainability. More than 250 new hires in the past year have heard about how to help create a greener campus.

Employee Green Teams Make Big Changes

Employees throughout the campus are creating Green Teams that promote new practices, reduce waste, and lower energy use. Several departments share their experiences as they change the way we do business. The administrative staff members within the Department of ...
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Did You Know

  • NewYork Presbyterian and Columbia have partered with - Greenmarket  offering a farmer's market every Tuesday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm through November; on Fort Washington Avenue between 168th and 169th streets.


Upcoming Events

  • Unpower Hour 2017: Calling All Green Leaders
  • Update: Green Kits are ready for pickup! if you're a Green leader, check your email for more instructions. If you haven't signed up yet, there is still time; read on for more details.
    As is our yearly tradition, we are gearing up to kick off Weill Cornell Medicine's year-long energy savings plan, and need your help to make it happen.
    Join us as a Green Leader and enroll coworkers in your area for both Earth Hour 2017 on Saturday, March 25 and the WCM Unpower Hour 2017 on Thursday, March 30
    Earth Hour is an initiative by WWF to create awareness about climate change and the power of individuals to create a tangible positive impact on the planet. Every year, millions of people around the world take part in this annual symbolic lights out event on a Saturday night, from 8:30 to 9:30 PM local time. Weill Cornell Medicine is joining this event for the ninth year in a row and will be doing a work-day version of Earth Hour on Thursday, March 30 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM . 
    As a Green Leader, you can help us by signing up colleagues in your area before the events. We'll give you free gifts to hand out and a green shopping bag full of eco-friendly goodies.
    Over 1,000 faculty, students, and staff participated last year- Let's break the record again!