Sadhu Johnston

Chicago, United States

About

As Mayor Richard M. Daley’s Chief Environmental Officer, Johnston is responsible for oversight of all City of Chicago environmental initiatives. Prior to serving in this capacity, Johnston served as the Commissioner of the City of Chicago Department of Environment (DOE). He was appointed by Mayor Richard M. Daley in July of 2005 after serving as the Assistant to the Mayor for Green Initiatives. His responsibilities as commissioner included the overall management of DOE, which administers programs to protect and restore Chicago’s natural resources, reduce waste, clean up brownfields, promote energy efficiency and reliability, educate the public about environmental issues, and enforce the City’s environ­mental protection laws. Prior to working for the City of Chicago, Sadhu served as the Executive Director of the Cleveland Green Building Coalition.

Videos

03 March 2008

Sadhu Johnston from the office of Mayor Richard Daley, City of Chicago, highlighted the city's tradition of innovation in architecture from balloon-frame houses to steel...

Videos

03 March 2008

The Plenary Session 1 speaker panel consisting of HE Hussain Nasser Lootah of the Dubai Municipality, Sadhu Johnston of the City of Chicago and Peter...

Research

03 March 2008

Richard M. Daley & Sadhu Johnston, City of Chicago

Chicago has a tradition of innovation in architecture from balloon-frame houses to steel skyscrapers to today’s green buildings. Chicago was one of the first cities...