2021 USGBC Leadership Award recipients announced at USGBC Live
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Washington, DC, USA – On June 10 2021, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its 2021 USGBC Leadership Award recipients around the world during its USGBC Live virtual conference. The USGBC Leadership Awards recognise the exemplary leadership of individuals and organisations contributing to the creation of sustainable, healthier, equitable and resilient buildings, cities and communities.

“This year’s USGBC Leadership Award recipients are examples of leadership and innovation of the green building industry,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO and President of USGBC. “Each of our awardees remained committed to their sustainability goals during what has been a challenging year for communities around the world. This year’s Leadership Award recipients are an inspiration and demonstrate how sustainability, resilience, health & wellness and equity all play an important role in keeping communities safe and healthy.”

The 2021 USGBC Leadership Award recipients:

U.S. recipients:

Mid-Atlantic & Northeast region

RUPCO, Inc; The Hub on Causeway; Colgate-Palmolive Company; Citi Group; Harvard University; Stevens Institute of Technology; LG North America; New York-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center

East North Central region

Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125; University Hospitals of Cleveland Rainbow Center for Women and Children; Catalyst Partners, Sol design + consulting; Peggy Matta; Mark Fisher from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens.

West North Central region

Washington University in St. Louis; Posty Cards; City of Madison; The Spark; The South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; University of St. Thomas.

Big South region

Gensler Houston Office; TLC Engineering Solutions; Titan America; Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Katie Fink and Erica Weeks.

Mountain region

Clif Bar & Company; Markel Homes Construction Company; Denver Water; Salt Lake County Facilities Management; Amanda Timmons; U.S. General Services Administration; and L’Avenir Townhomes.

Pacific region

Nohona Hale; University of California, Merced; Straus Family Creamery; REI; Scott Shell; Anthony Bernheim; The Kaiser Permanente, NFS Capital Projects - Marin Sonoma Service Area; Meyer Memorial Trust.

International recipients:

India and Southeast Asia region

Ministry of Health, Malaysia; The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association; KFC/Yum! Thailand; RPSG Group; MGM Healthcare; ITC Hotels; CtrlS Datacenters Ltd.; Embassy Group.

China region

Gensler China; Sinobo Group; Ms. Dou Zhang; China Flower Expo on Chongming Island.

Middle East region

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA); Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Msheireb Properties; King Abdullah Financial District; Majid Al Futtaim; ALARGAN; Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority; King Salman Energy Park (SPARK).

Europe region

Eastnine AB; IFAD International Fund for Agriculture Development; Palazzo Novocento; Antonio Brancati Comunue di Pesaro; Vastint; Istanbul Project Coordination Unit (IPKB); MERLIN Properties; Emmanuel Pauwels.

Latin America region

Falabella Retail; De Paola & Panasolo Sociedade de Advogados; Colegio Rochester; Universidad de Monterrey; Vivero Parque Residencial; GRUPO MADERO; MARAEY; Juan Francisco Sifo.