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.

Baker-Polito Administration Announces 15th Annual LBE Awards

Secretary Theoharides stands with some of the 2021 Leading by Example Award Winners

The Baker-Polito Administration recognized eleven Massachusetts state agencies, public higher education institutions, municipalities, and public sector individuals for their leadership in promoting initiatives that reduce environmental impacts and associated energy costs of state operations at the 15th annual Leading by Example Awards Ceremony at UMass Lowell’s University Crossing. The awards were presented by Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Patrick Woodcock, and Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) Deputy Commissioner Hope Davis, and honored state and municipal leaders for implementing policies and programs that advance significant energy and emissions reductions, renewable energy installations, energy efficiency, waste minimization, electric vehicle infrastructure, and a host of initiatives that reduce environmental impacts and costs.

Read the full press release here.

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

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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 Announces 15th Annual Leading by Example Awards 

12/10/2021 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Recognitions Celebrate State and Municipal Leaders for Clean Energy Efforts

Press Release

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

9/22/2021 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

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Image credits:  UMass Amherst Solar Canopy
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