Award to LA County for Economic Development Work with EC Los Angeles


LA County is receiving a Green California Leadership Award in the Green Economic Development category in recognition of its work with EC Los Angeles. 

The award is being given by California-based Green Technology, a nonprofit initiative that informs government sustainability efforts and provides a forum for government-private sector communication about development and distribution of green technologies.

The award recognizes ECC’s:

  • E-Contractor Academy, which prepares small, minority, women and veteran contractors to perform energy and water efficiency retrofit and other green infrastructure projects;
  • Alignment of workforce development resources and training for diverse workers; and
  • Key role in achieving a local worker hiring goal of 30 percent on county energy efficiency projects.

The award will be presented at Green Technology’s Green California Summit in Sacramento on April 7.