Annual Dinner

Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award

The Business Statesmanship Award was established in honor of Peter G. Peterson, CED's longest-serving Trustee. It recognizes corporate executives who champion issues in the interest of the public good, rather than their company or personal interests, and who hold themselves to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

In an article that appeared in The Washington Post in 2004, Mr. Peterson asked where had all the "Business Patriots" gone. He remarked that too few corporate CEOs were actively engaging in public policy debates to ensure the country's collective long-term growth and viability. He highlighted Jeff Immelt of General Electric as a CEO who put emphasis on long-term goals and the public's needs as part of GE's business strategy. Immelt was the inaugural recipient of the Business Statesmanship Award in 2005.

Award Recipients


George S. Barrett

George S. Barrett

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Cardinal Health, Inc.
Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award

Introduced by: Larry Merlo
President and CEO
CVS Health

Inge G. Thulin

Inge G. Thulin

Chairman, President and CEO
3M
Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award
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Introduced by: W. James McNerney, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Boeing Company

Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Starbucks
Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award
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A.G. Lafley
Chairman
Procter & Gamble
Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=p7sGg3-e5So

W. James McNerney, Jr.
Chairman, President and CEO
The Boeing Company
Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award

Ian Davis
Worldwide Managing Director
McKinsey & Company
Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award

Jeffrey Immelt
Chairman and CEO
General Electric Company
Peter G. Peterson Business Statesmanship Award

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