CR Magazine Announces Responsible CEO of Year Award and Lifetime Achievement Award Finalists

Sep 11, 2013, 09:00 ET from COMMIT!Forum

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, which shines a spotlight on America's most socially responsible chief executives, has announced today the finalists for both the sixth annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards and the third annual Lifetime Achievement Award. These awards will be presented to CEOs across industries that visibly exceed standards in the areas of employee relations, environmental impact, human rights, philanthropy, and corporate responsibility practices.

The finalists of the 2013 Responsible CEO of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Awards include:

  • Allan Lim Yee Chian, Alpha Biofeul(s) Private Limited
  • Chad Rosenberg, American Global Logistics
  • Patrick Prevost, Cabot Corporation
  • Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup Company
  • Charles Moore, CECP
  • Dale E. Kimble, DATCU
  • Terri Ludwig, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
  • David Jones, Havas & One Young World
  • John Veihmeyer, KPMG LLP
  • Greg Lucier, Life Technologies
  • Marillyn A. Hewson, Lockheed Martin
  • Jim Murren, MGM Resorts International
  • Dan DeMartini, New Balance Athletic Shoes, Inc.
  • Joe Jimenez, Novartis
  • Lance Josal, RTKL
  • Patrick Beharelle, Seaton Corporation
  • Rakesh Sachdev, Sigma-Aldrich
  • Stuart Thorn, Southwire
  • Dan Hesse, Sprint
  • Edward J. Shoen, U-Haul International, Inc.

All award finalists were nominated by fellow members of the CR community and selected by an independent judging panel comprised of previous winners and other industry leaders. To determine the winners, judges will consider several dimensions of the aforementioned standards including the scope of the CEO's impact on their organization and community, the extent to which the CEO drove this initiative, and the individual reputation or professional risk taken by the CEO.

The 2013 award winners will be honored at CR Magazine's Responsible CEO of the Year Awards Dinner taking place at the COMMIT!Forum, Wednesday October 9th at the New York Marriott Downtown in New York City from 6:00-8:30pm.

The annual COMMIT!Forum asks participants to make commitments that will change the world by inspiring, educating, and engaging them to change themselves and their organizations. 

For more information about the annual COMMIT!Forum and CR Magazine's Responsible CEO of the Year Awards Dinner visit

About CR Magazine
CR Magazine is the voice of the corporate responsibility profession covering case studies, best practices, and trends in the 5 primary segments of the CR profession: a) Governance, risk, compliance, b) Environmental sustainability c) Corporate social responsibility, d) Philanthropy, and e) Workforce/diversity.

About the COMMIT!Forum
The COMMIT!Forum, calls on people to make commitments that will change the world. How? By inspiring, educating, and engaging them in ways that prepare them to make the commitments necessary to change themselves and their organizations. The path to COMMIT, which began on April 11th at the New York Stock Exchange with the announcement of CR Magazine's 14th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens, culminates October 8-9 in New York City at the Forum and continues well beyond through commitments people make there.