Urban Green Live: NYC’s Local Law 97 implementation plan (w/ Anthony Fiore)
Listen to our fourteenth episode of Urban Green Live. Hosted by Urban Green Council CEO John Mandyck, this interview series features international industry experts to answer your questions about a low carbon future.
On April 6, 2022, we welcomed Anthony Fiore, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Decarbonization Officer at NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services. In this episode, Anthony and John discussed NYC’s plan to reduce emissions in its portfolio of buildings and comply with Local Law 97.
Published April 6, 2022
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John joined Urban Green Council in 2018 as its first-ever CEO. He capped a 25-year career as Chief Sustainability Officer for United Technologies Corporation having done business in 53 countries. He’s an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Business and also served as a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health. John is the founding chair of the Corporate Advisory Board for the World Green Building Council and a former board chair of Urban Green. He is co-author of the book Food Foolish and has published about sustainability in Harvard Business Review.
Deputy Commissioner and Chief Decarbonization Officer NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services
As Chief Decarbonization Officer for the City of New York, Anthony has overall responsibility for purchasing energy for municipal operations and demand management for all City agencies, cultural institutions, hospitals, and schools and universities. Anthony is responsible for managing a $700 million annual energy supply budget, and a $3 billion 10-year capital budget to develop and implement programs to achieve the City’s One City: Built to Last strategy of an 80 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Prior to his role at DCAS, Anthony served as the Director of Energy Regulatory Affairs for the City of New York and was responsible for acting as the primary energy policy advocate for the City before numerous State and federal agencies, and providing analysis over a wide range of regulatory and legislative matters related to energy.