DC Green Bank leverages public purpose funding to attract private capital to:
DC Green Bank values Sustainability. We know that when economic development, the environment, and public health are in balance that communities will thrive.
DC Green Bank values the Clean Economy. We are investing in a clean economy for the District where economic renewal and job creation go hand-in-hand with a cleaner, more energy-efficient, and resilient community.
DC Green Bank values Inclusive Prosperity. We are investing in clean energy and a resilient future making sure every community across the District sees and experiences the benefits.
The Mayor and City Council created DC Green Bank in 2018 with the District of Columbia Green Finance Authority Establishment Act.
With the clear goal of accelerating the clean energy transition, DC Green Bank will mobilize private investment to provide gap financing, remove up-front costs and maximize the impact of public investments in carbon neutrality, climate resiliency, and inclusive economic growth. It will facilitate a more equitable green transition where all DC residents are recipients of the benefits of a cleaner and vibrant city.
Moreover, DC Green Bank seeks to be the go-to financing resource for District residents, small business owners, and commercial developers interested in energy efficiency improvements, clean energy installations, and green infrastructure construction.
DC Green Bank (DCGB) seeks a General Counsel (GC) to support its mission to provide access to capital, grow the clean economy to develop a more equitable, resilient, and sustainable DC. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the GC is responsible for overseeing the legal matters of the organization, as well as providing expert and strategic legal advice to the leadership team on operations and financial products. The GC will also provide day-to-day legal and compliance support to the organization and manage the work of outside counsel. As a key member of the leadership team, the GC will play a significant role in this growing and high-impact organization.
The ideal candidate is an experienced attorney with a demonstrated track record of working in clean energy, government, commercial banking, and/or a related financial institution. A combination of private and public sector experience at the national or District-level is a plus.
DCGB seeks an analytical and strategic thinker to fill this role. The candidate must be a strong communicator who works well independently, as well as collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to inclusive prosperity, and to providing resources to underserved communities. As the GC will play an integral role in a leadership team charged with tackling climate change issues and deploying sustainable finance at a local level for national impact, the candidate should bring an entrepreneurial and creative spirit to DCGB.Apply Now