Awards & Recognition
LE Has Won Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s
Best Sustainability Business Award of the Year!
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recognized outstanding community businesses at the prestigious 35th Annual Best Business Awards held on May 19, 2021 in a hybrid format.
Awards were earned by local businesses that: 1) deliver exceptional quality of service to their customers or members; 2) offer a unique approach to the delivery of its goods or services; 3) achieve significant growth or stability over the lifetime of their business; 4) display an interest in and concern for the Arlington community; and 5) demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Chamber received 29 submissions across 6 categories this year, ensuring a highly competitive selection process.
“Leaders in Energy (LE) has proven that it meets the tough criteria for winning this coveted award,” said Kate Bates, Arlington Chamber President & CEO. “The Chamber is pleased to present this award to them, and our community is fortunate to have such a quality organization operating in Arlington.”
“I’d like to thank the Arlington Chamber of Commerce for honoring Leaders in Energy with the Best Sustainability Business Award as a recognition for our extensive portfolio of initiatives and programs developed and deployed in support of advancing The Big Green Shift” said Janine Finnell, Leaders in Energy (LE) Executive Director.
She added: “I would like to make a special shoutout to our fellow nominee and very active LE member, Scott Donelson, President/Managing Director of Home Energy Medics based in Arlington!”.
LE also would like to acknowledge Dr. Beth Offenbacker, LE’s Director of Training and Development for Leaders in Energy, who nominated us for the award. You can read more about our team here.
Special Recognition Award from the Maryland Clean Energy Center
Janine Finnell, on behalf of Leaders in Energy, received the Maryland Clean Energy Center’s (MCEC) Special Recognition Award at their MCEC Summit in October 2018.
The award honored a select group of individuals, companies, and organizations who have demonstrated leadership, partnership, advocacy, and entrepreneurism in a distinct commitment to advancing clean energy, energy efficiency, and job creation.
The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) is a corporate instrumentality of the state created by the General Assembly with a statute-directed mission to advance clean energy and energy efficiency products, services, and technologies as part of a specific economic development strategy.