Urban Green Council is proud to present this year's Héctor Figueroa Leadership Award to Seanelle LeeSang. As a middle school science teacher at I.S. 68 in Canarsie for 21 years, Seanelle has long understood the grave threat of climate change and the impact it will have on future generations. We look forward to honoring Héctor’s legacy with this award presentation at the Urban Green Gala on September 29.
Our 20th Anniversary Gala is just around the corner! We're excited to gather at Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers and connect with friends and colleagues in NYC's sustainability community. RSVP today to enjoy drinks, dinner and stunning views of the Hudson River from an outdoor terrace!
Janet Joseph has joined Urban Green as a senior policy advisor to provide guidance and input to our work. She most recently served as Senior Vice President for Strategy and Market Development at NYSERDA, where she led a 30-year career advancing building decarbonization, clean energy and sustainability.
RiseBoro's pioneering Casa Pasiva Project aims to bring nine buildings in their affordable housing portfolio to Passive House standards—improving tenant quality of life, reducing utility costs and benefiting the planet.
As New York City’s leading advocate for healthy and sustainable buildings, Urban Green has had a long relationship with organized labor locally and nationally. This year, we're delighted to honor Gary LaBarbera, President of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, at our 20th Anniversary Gala on September 29.