Cracking the Nut 2012: Interview with Walmart's Beth Keck on public-private partnerships
On June 25-26 at the Cracking the Nut Conference in Washington, DC, Beth Keck, Senior Director of Sustainability at Walmart, joined the Microlinks Team for an interview following her keynote presentation, "Attracting Private Sector Investment to Rural and Agricultural Markets." In this video Keck discusses Walmart's successful public-private partnerships and the company's involvement in developing nations.
Bio: Beth Keck, Walmart
Beth Keck is Senior Director of Sustainability for Walmart where she leads the company’s sustainable agriculture and international initiatives. Most recently, she led the strategy team that developed Walmart’s global sustainable agriculture platform and goals. In 2008, she received one of Walmart’s highest honors, the Sam M. Walton Entrepreneur of the Year Award for her contributions to sustainability. Previously, Beth lived in China where she was the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration senior representative. She has a master’s degree in International Economics and Asian Studies from Johns Hopkins and has done postgraduate studies at the University of Hong Kong.