BCSE 30th Anniversary
BCSE Recognizes Clean Energy Public Sector Champions with Distinguished Leadership Awards
October 12, 2022

Washington, D.C. – The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) is pleased to announce the following recipients of the BCSE Distinguished Leadership Awards, given in celebration of BCSE’s 30th Anniversary and in recognition of each individual’s public service and contribution as a champion of clean energy and climate action:

Members of Congress
U.S. Representative John Curtis (R-UT-3)
U.S. Representative Bobby Rush (D-IL-1)

Executive Branch
Gina McCarthy, former White House National Climate Advisor
Trigg Talley, Director, Office of Global Change, U.S. State Department and Senior Advisor to John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Congressional Staff
Bobby Andres, Senior Policy Adviser, Senate Committee on Finance, Majority Staff
Mary Martin, Chief Counsel, Energy and Environment, House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Minority Staff

“We celebrate these individuals for their demonstrated leadership and impact in the shaping of policies that have accelerated the energy transition in the United States and around the world,” said BCSE President Lisa Jacobson. “We are grateful for the opportunity to work with each of them in their professional capacity to advance the deployment of a diverse portfolio of sustainable energy technologies. We recognize their integral role to the success of our coalition’s work and thank them for their efforts to provide clear and consistent policy signals to the private sector to invest in the energy transition.”

“For the past 30 years, BCSE has found support for clean energy policies on both sides of the political aisle – and our selection of award recipients proudly reflects that,” said Emily Duncan, BCSE Board Chairman and National Grid Vice President of Government Relations. “We are also thrilled to recognize esteemed executive branch and congressional staff among our awardees for the first time. We commend these public servants for their tireless work to craft policies that have enabled the clean energy transition.”

Please contact the Business Council for Sustainable Energy for more information on its 30th Anniversary commemoration activities.

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Media contact: Lizzie Stricklin
Email: lstricklin@bcse.org 
Phone: 202.785.0507 ext. 1504

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