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USGBC announces recipients of 2011 Leadership Awards

September 21, 2011

WASHINGTON — 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, according to a press release.

The 2011 awards recognize leadership achievement in the private, public and non-governmental organization (NGO) sectors, the release stated.

According to the release, the awards will be presented at the Leadership Luncheon, sponsored by Otis Elevator Company on Thursday, October 6 during USGBC''s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo held in Toronto.

"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, chief executive officer (CEO) and founding chair of USGBC.

"As the most influential green building leaders in the world, their achievements are bedrock to our mission of transforming the built environment," Fedrizzi added.

For a list of recipients, click here.

Click here to read the complete release.