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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) embraces the concepts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) by establishing formal ethics and risk management programs; strict adherence to ethical behavior for human subjects; and other programs and policies that help mitigate any negative impact on society. Being "green" is an element of a socially responsible organization.  Good stewardship of NIH’s monetary and environmental resources fulfills part of our responsibility to the community and the American public.  The energy and environmental conservation training initiative adds another significant element to our CSR portfolio.

Send Us Your Green Team IdeasBradford Felton

You can join the NIDDK Green Team by taking the online awareness training at

  1. To maximize the number of employees who take the online NEMS training.
  2. To increase the number of energy saving practices implemented by NIDDK employees.
  3. To improve NIDDK employee morale by recognizing and rewarding employees who implement energy-saving measures that positively impact the organization.
  4. To enhance NIDDK liaison to the NIH Environmental Management System.

NIDDK Green News

Previous DDK Green Hour Events:

Contact Walter Mitton for presentation materials

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