The Mayor Richard M. Daley Legacy Award for Global Leadership in Creating Sustainable Cities will be presented during the USGBC’s Nov. 17-19 Greenbuild conference in Chicago.
U.S. Green Building Council announced it will present an award to Chicago Mayor
Richard M. Daley at its meeting in Chicago next month.
Mayor Richard M. Daley Legacy Award for Global Leadership in Creating
Sustainable Cities will be presented to Daley during the USGBC’s Nov. 17-19
Greenbuild conference 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,” said Roger Platt, the USGBC’s senior vice president of global
policy and law. “This award is in
recognition of the mayor’s visionary and planet-changing leadership that has
created the amazing legacy of a green city.
We are looking forward to bringing our Greenbuild conference back to one
of the world’s most sustainable cities.”
Daley’s leadership, Chicago has become one of the “greenest” cities in the nation,
council officials said, adding that it was one of the first to require
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for public structures.