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 News: Nominations Open for 2021 LBE Awards

Flyer detailing the process for submitting nominations for a 2021 Leading by Example Award
Download this flyer by clicking the image

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Leading by Example Recognition Awards! These awards recognize individuals, state agencies, public institutions of higher education, and municipalities for their leadership in clean energy and sustainability.

This year, nominees in the Public Entities category (state agencies, public institutions of higher education, and municipalities) may submit an "Express Interest" form prior to completing a full nomination form. 

Read more about this new process, download a shareable flyer, and find nomination forms for both public entities and individuals on the LBE Awards page.

Contact Us

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Address

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

Phone

Main Number (617) 626-7300

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

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 from Leading by Example

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

Image credits:  UMass Amherst Solar Canopy
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