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The Green New Deal – What Building Owners and Developers Need to Know

  • Spacesmith + Davis Brody Bond One New York Plaza, Suite 4200 New York USA (map)

Spacesmith and Davis Brody Bond will co-host an informative presentation and discussion on New York City’s Local Law 97, the most ambitious climate legislation for buildings enacted by any city in the world. Part of New York City’s Climate Mobilization Act, Local Law 97 will affect 50,000 buildings, and places them on a path to meet the city’s goal to reduce carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050.

Date: Wednesday, September 18
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: Spacesmith/Davis Brody Bond, One New York Plaza, Suite 4200

Light refreshments will be served.
RSVP to Roger Marquis ( by September 11. Space is limited.

John Mandyck CEO of Urban Green Council

John Mandyck
CEO of Urban Green Council

Our guest speaker will be John Mandyck, CEO of Urban Green Council, a New York City-based non-profit dedicated to transforming buildings for a sustainable future. Urban Green Council played a major role in creating the new legislation and continues to be a significant player in its implementation. Don’t miss this opportunity to find out what the law means for owners and developers, including important deadlines in 2024 and 2030.

About John: John Mandyck joined Urban Green Council in 2018 as its first-ever CEO. He capped a 25-year career as Chief Sustainability Officer for United Technologies Corporation, a Fortune 45 global leader in the building, aerospace and food refrigeration industries. He also serves as a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Business. John is the founding chair of the Corporate Advisory Board for the World Green Building Council, a former board chair of Urban Green, and co-author of the book Food Foolish.

About UGC : Urban Green Council’s mission is to transform buildings for a sustainable future in New York City and around the world. We help develop cutting-edge policy, we educate a broad range of professionals, and we research solutions that drive policy and best practices nationally and globally. By working with both government and industry, we leverage our effectiveness.