C4's Dr. Rohit Aggarwala, special advisor to C40 Chair New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, will be honored during the Urban Green Council’s (UGC) Building a Greener New York Gala on January 19th, 2012 in New York City.

The event will recognize Dr. Aggarwala’s work within C40 and as the Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability for the City of New York, where he oversaw the implementation of PlaNYC. David Finkel, President and COO of Davis & Warshow, will also be honored for developing his company’s Practically Green program to increase carbon neutrality across the company.

The UGC is the New York Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The gala supports UGC’s education, advocacy, and research initiatives.

Check out some of the C40 News Team’s previous coverage of Dr. Aggarwala’s work here and watch our exclusive interview with Mayor Bloomberg about his work with C40 and on PlaNYC.

To learn more information about the gala or purchase tickets, please visit the Urban Green Council site.