The award will be presented to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley at the USGBC’s annual Greenbuild conference, which will be held Nov. 17-19 in Chicago.
U.S. Green Building Council recently announced a new award titled the Mayor
Richard M. Daley Legacy Award for Global Leadership in Creating Sustainable
Cities. The award will be presented to Chicago MayorRichard
Daleyat the USGBC’s annual Greenbuild conference, which will be
held Nov. 17-19 in Chicago.
is incredibly honored to be part of Mayor Daley’s legacy as a world leader in
demonstrating how a nurturing and sustainable city can be the highest service
to a community,” saidRoger Platt, senior vice president
of global policy and law, USGBC. “This award is in recognition of the mayor’s
visionary and planet-changing leadership that has created the amazing legacy of
a green city.”
is also a leading green-building city in the United States. It is one of the
first cities to adopt LEED for public buildings and is home to more
LEED-certified green buildings than any other.
has dedicated his time as mayor to making Chicago one of the most
environmentally friendly cities in the nation. His belief is that Chicago’s
future is directly linked with efforts to be a national leader in protecting
and enhancing the nation’s natural resources.
USGBC’s annual Greenbuild Conference & Expo will present a platform for a national
recommitment to the need for more sustainable cities. For more information,