The competition has been postponed until further notice.

What is the Illinois Green Office Challenge?go to IGOC twitter pagego to IGOC facebook page

The Illinois Green Office Challenge is a program patterned after the Chicago Green Office Challenge that encourages friendly competition amongst office buildings to achieve energy and water conservation and waste reduction. It aims to make Illinois more livable, sustainable, and prosperous.

University of Illinois Business Building
Join us for the second annual Illinois Green Office Challenge!

The Challenge is currently recruiting community champions and participants for a sustainability competition.

Why should your office participate?

The Illinois Green Office Challenge aims to:

  1. Reduce the consumption of energy and water, output of waste, and carbon emissions
  2. Economic Benefits - Businesses that participated in the 2013 Chicago Challenge reported an average of 11% reduction in their energy usage
  3. Meet Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Goals while improving reputation and image for customers and staff
  4. To have fun and receive recognition by peers and the media
Peoria City Hall

Who is eligible to participate?

All office buildings located in Illinois are welcome to participate. However local support will only be provided in areas with local leaders called community champions. The challenge welcomes all public and private buildings that are primarily used for office space.

Who do I contact?

Debra Jacobson
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Irene Zlevor
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

2015 Results

Illinois Green Office Challenge Leaderboard
Rank Company Building City Score
1 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Engineering and Research Laboratory U.S. Army Corps Construction Engineering Research Laboratories Champaign 7011
2 Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Administration & Operations Building Urbana 6164
3 Peoria Charter Coach Peoria Charter Plaza Peoria 5775
4 City of Champaign City Building Champaign 5225
5 Peoria County Peoria County Courthouse Peoria 3925
6 City of Urbana Urbana City Building Urbana 3922
7 Dewberry Dewberry - Peoria Offices Peoria 3800
8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physical Plant Services Building Champaign 3200
9 Urbana High School Urbana High School Urbana 2900
10 Champaign County Champaign County Brookens Facility Urbana 2225