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Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Sustainability

We are committed to the development and implementation of a sustainability plan as a part of our continued commitment to the people of our community and beyond.

This commitment is in keeping with St. Joe’s values of:
Dignity, Respect, Service, Justice, Responsibility and Enquiry.

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton approaches its sustainability efforts through the following four pillars with the overall collective objective of meeting the federal and provincial mandates to reduce 40% of our carbon footprint by 2030 and to achieve 0% carbon emissions by 2050, using 2016 as our baseline.

  • Pillar One: Energy/ Utility Management
  • Pillar Two: Waste Reduction
  • Pillar Three: Pollution Management
  • Pillar Four: Education and Awareness

In addition to re-establishing our Green Team, this year alone we have implemented projects that have helped to remove 244 tonnes of greenhouse gases, which is the same as removing 53 cars off the road.

Click here to read the 2023-24 annual sustainability and performance report and see what we’ve accomplished this year! But we’re not done yet – if you have suggestions/ideas for our Green Team please email us at

Click here for our Sustainability Action Plan 2023–25.


Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plan