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Leading by Example (LBE)

LBE works collaboratively with state agencies and public colleges and universities to advance clean energy and sustainable practices that reduce the environmental impacts of state government operations.

LBE serves as a trusted resource and helps transform policy into action through strategic partnerships, technical assistance, grant funding, and nation-leading best practices. By demonstrating leadership within state government, LBE strives to empower residents and businesses to take action to collectively address the energy and environmental challenges facing the Commonwealth.

LBE Award Nomination Deadline Extended to 10/29

The deadline to submit a LBE Award nomination for the 2021 Leading by Example Recognition Awards has been extended to COB Friday, October 29th. These awards recognize individuals, state agencies, public institutions of higher education, and municipalities for their leadership in clean energy and sustainability.

Find nomination forms for both public entities and individuals on the LBE Awards page and contact ryan.kingston@mass.gov with any questions.

LBE Program Information and Resources

Contact Us

Address

Main Office
100 Cambridge St., Suite 1020, Boston, MA 02114

Phone

Main Number (617) 626-7300

Open M-F 8:45am-5:00pm

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Who we serve

LBE works collaboratively with state agencies, authorities, and public institutions of higher education to advance clean energy and sustainable practices that reduce the environmental impacts of state government operations.

Recent news & announcements

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $2 Million in Solar Grants to Eight State Facilities 

9/22/2021 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Press Release

Governor Baker Signs Executive Order to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions at State Facilities 

4/22/2021 Governor's Press Office

Administration Also Meets Commitment to Spending $1 Billion Addressing Climate Change

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