McNally was lauded for his decision to take on the American Chemistry Council's attempt to water down green building standards in the construction industry. When the U.S. Chamber of Commerce started supporting the chemical industry's lobbying efforts -- McNally asked them to stop. When they didn't he publicly pulled dropped Skanska's membership which gained a great deal of national attention to this issue...
Here's the story on the award -- along with a video of Mike and a link to an op-ed piece Mike wrote in the Washington Post about about this situation.
LINK: WASHINGTON POST -- OP ED