The Leadership Awards recognize organizations and individuals who signify vision, leadership and commitment to the evolution of green building design and construction.



The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named the recipients of its 2011 Leadership Awards, recognizing organizations and individuals who signify vision, leadership and commitment to the evolution of green building design and construction. The awards will be presented at the Leadership Luncheon, sponsored by Otis Elevator Company on Thursday, Oct. 6 during USGBC’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo held in Toronto. The 2011 awards recognize leadership achievement in the private, public and non-governmental organization (NGO) sectors.

“This year’s Leadership Awards winners represent the future of green building – and based on their accomplishments, the future is looking very bright,” said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO and Founding Chair, USGBC. “As the most influential green building leaders in the world, their achievements are bedrock to our mission of transforming the built environment.”

The 2011 Leadership Awards recipients are:
  • Organizational Leadership in the Private Sector: Wells Fargo Bank
  • Individual Leadership in the Private Sector: Anthony E. Malkin, Malkin Holdings
  • Organizational Leadership in the Public Sector: Council on Environmental Quality, the White House
  • Individual Leadership in the Public Sector: The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City
  • Organizational Leadership in a Non-Governmental Organization: Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMCCT)
  • Individual Leadership in a Non-Governmental Organization: Kelly Caffarelli, The Home Depot Foundation
  • International Leadership Award: Deutsche Bank AG
  • President’s Award: Greg Kats, Capital E, Good Energies; and Lynn Simon, FAIA, LEED AP Simon & Associates, Inc.
  • Center for Green Schools Excellence Award by Otis Elevator Company: Jayni Chase, Green Schools Advocate