Meet our 2023 Community Impact Award Recipients
USGBC National Capital Region is pleased to announce that in 2023 we will recognize one individual and one organization with Community Impact Awards. Part of our Community Leadership Awards program, USGBC Community Impact Awards honor people and partners who are advancing sustainability, resiliency, equity, health, and well-being in the National Capital Region.
The recipients below will be celebrated at our 22nd annual A Midsummer Night's Green event, which will take place on July 27 at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C. The event will also include the announcement of which of our outstanding finalists have won a Community Leadership Project Award. Community Impact and Project Award winners will be recognized during a special ceremony, followed by a networking reception.
We hope you can join us at this event honoring the people, projects, and partners leading the way in the DMV! You can learn more about the event and register here.
Neha Vyas, Sustainable Project Manager, Sustainable Building Partners
A longtime member, volunteer, and leader in the USGBC National Capital Region community, Neha Vyas serves on our Market Leadership Advisory Board and is a chair of the 2023 Greenbuild Host Committee. She has served as chair for various other committees, including Women in Green, and has participated as a speaker on panels for Women in Green and our Emerging Professionals Career Spotlight event.
DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DC SEU)
The District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) helps DC residents and businesses use less energy and save money through energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. Its is to fulfill DC’s clean energy and climate goals through community-centered initiatives that foster equity and deliver lasting value to the people and businesses of the District. Created through the Clean and Affordable Energy Act passed by the DC Council in 2008, the DCSEU has delivered financial incentives, technical assistance, and information to tens of thousands of District residents and businesses since it began its work in 2011.