A key component of our institutional values is Stewardship, including minimizing the environmental footprint of JAX activities. Here are just some of the green initiatives and policies that JAX has implemented.
All JAX locations engage employees in sustainability through site-specific Green Teams that focus on local programs, education and outreach.
Upon the opening of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM) in Farmington, CT in 2014, the building was granted a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold rating. In 2021, JAX-GM was recognized as a Gold Transportation Leader by CTrides. This recognition is for JAX's commitment to helping employees find more sustainable ways to commute to work.
We uphold our efforts in sustainability through the following initiatives:
The JAX Green Team educates employees about green initiatives through flyers, quarterly newsletters and events. Communications are focused on how employees can be green both at JAX and at home.
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