Keystone Leadership Awards — Past Recipients2019-03-19T17:13:46-06:00

Keystone Leadership Awards — Past Recipients

Since 1994, the Keystone Policy Center has proudly honored exemplary leaders and decision-makers who embody Keystone’s mission in action. Honorees are selected for their leadership, vision, outstanding problem-solving skills, and efforts to seek collaborative solutions to challenging issues.

The awards are presented annually at a dinner ceremony in Washington, D.C., attended by prominent leaders from industry, government, and the NGO community.

2018

  • The Hon. John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana
  • Paula Gold-Williams, President and CEO of CPS Energy
  • Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News
  • Andrew Steer, President and CEO of the World Resources Institute

2017

  • U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
  • Kees Kruythoff, President, Unilever North America
  • Anne Pramaggiore, President and CEO, ComEd
  • Mark Tercek, President and CEO, The Nature Conservancy
  • Chris Wallace, Anchor, Fox News Sunday

2016

  • Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
  • John Echohawk, Native American Rights Fund
  • Judy Woodruff, PBS News Hour
  • The 51st State– an Initiative of SEPA, Wildlife Habitat Council, General Motors, Toyota
    North America

2015

  • Doyle Beneby, CPS Energy
  • Governor Jack Markell (D-DE)
  • The Honorable Ernest Moniz, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ariela Rozman, The New Teacher Project
  • Chuck Todd, NBC’s Meet the Press
  • Cargill, Greenpeace and McDonald’s

2014

  • Jennifer Howse, March of Dimes
  • Muhtar Kent, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Tom King, National Grid
  • Anthony Malkin, Empire State Realty Trust
  • Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)

2013

  • Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO)
  • Sandy Reisky de Dubnic, Apex Wind Energy
  • Paul Hudson, AstraZeneca
  • Arne Sorenson, Marriott International

2012

  • Drew Altman, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Marilyn Black, Air Quality Sciences, Inc. & GREEN
  • GUARD Environmental Institute
  • Louis R. Chênevert, United Technologies
  • Robert N. Downey, Goldman Sachs
  • Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

2011

  • Christine Eibs-Singer, E + Co
  • Administrator Lisa Jackson, U.S. EPA
  • Joel I. Klein, News Corporation
  • John W. Rowe, Exelon
  • Clinton A. Vince, SNR Denton

2010

  • Terrance Carroll, Speaker of the House
  • Michael T. Duke, Wal-Mart Stores
  • Gwen Ifill, Washington Week
  • Senator John McCain (R-AZ)
  • Robert Socolow, Princeton University

2009

  • Hugh Grant, Monsanto
  • David Rockefeller, Sailors for the Sea
  • George Stephanopoulos, ABC News
  • Senator Mark Udall (D-CO)

2008

  • Paul W. Hansen, The Nature Conservancy
  • Jim Lehrer, PBS
  • Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD)
  • Jeffry Sterba, PNM Resources
  • Gerald Wheeler, National Science Teachers Association

2007

  • John Hofmeister, Shell Oil Company
  • Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME)
  • Carlo Parravano, Merck Institute for Science Education
  • Peter A. Seligmann, Conservation International

2006

  • John H. Adams, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Rodger Bybee, Biological Sciences Curriculum Study
  • Peter A. Darbee, PG&E Corporation
  • Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT)
  • Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-KA)

2005

  • Anne H. Ehrlich, Stanford University
  • Congresswoman Nancy Johnson (R-CT)
  • Jane Nelson, Harvard University
  • Nicholas L. Reding
  • James E. Rogers, Cinergy

2004

  • Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI)
  • Jonathan Lash, World Resources Institute
  • Ralph Peterson, CH2M HILL Companies

2003

  • Thomas C. Jorling, International Paper
  • Teresa Heinz Kerry, Heinz Family Philanthropies
  • Congressman James L. Oberstar (DFL-MN)
  • William K. Reilly, Aqua International Partners

2002

  • Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN)
  • Daniel Ritchie, University of Denver
  • Paul V. Tebo, DuPont
  • Russell E. Train, World Wildlife Fund
  • Marilyn Ware, American Water Works

2001

  • Archie Dunham, Conoco
  • Edward M. Gabriel, Former Ambassador to Morocco
  • Patrick F. Noonan, The Conservation Fund
  • Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA)
  • Helge Wehmeier, Bayer USA

2000

  • Bruce Alberts, President, National Academy of Sciences
  • George Archibald, International Crane Foundation
  • Congressman John D. Dingell (D-MI)
  • Responsible Care Initiative of the Chemical Manufacturers Association

1999

  • Congressman Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY)
  • John Brown, BP Amoco Corporation
  • Fred Krupp, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Sidney Taurel, Eli Lilly & Company

1998

  • Kathryn S. Fuller, World Wildlife Fund
  • Senator John Glenn (D-OH)
  • Donald Kennedy, Stanford University
  • Stephan Schmidheiny, ANOVA Holding Ag
  • John F. Smith, Jr., General Motors Corporation

1997

  • Bob Burt, FMC Corporation
  • Senator John Chafee
  • Mildred McClain, Citizens for Environmental Justice

1996

  • Mayor Norman Rice (Seattle, WA)
  • John Sawhill, The Nature Conservancy
  • Congressman William J. Tauzin (R-LA)
  • Edgar S. Woolard, DuPont

1995

  • Senator Pete V. Domenici (R-NM)
  • H. Laurance Fuller, Amoco Corporation
  • Professor Florence Taylor Robinson

1994

  • Energy Secretary Hazel O’Leary
  • Frank Popoff, Dow Chemical
  • Gustave Speth, U.N. Development Administrator