Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment
The Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment leads the State Department’s efforts to develop and implement economic growth, energy, agricultural, oceans, environmental, and science and technology policies to promote economic prosperity and address global challenges in a transparent, rules-based, and sustainable system. The bureaus and offices under his leadership work to:
advance the Department’s economic statecraft agenda, using America’s global leadership to strengthen our domestic economy;
elevate and intensify our efforts on energy security and environmental sustainability; and
foster innovation through robust science, entrepreneurship, and technology policies.
Three Scientists Win the 27th Annual World Food Prize
June 19: Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the keynote address at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State on June 19, where three distinguished scientists were named winners of the 2013 World Food Prize: Marc Van Montagu, Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Plant Biotechnology for Developing Countries, Department of Molecular Genetics at Ghent University, Belgium; Mary-Dell Chilton, Distinguished Science Fellow at Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. in Triangle Park, North Carolina; and Robert T. Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Monsanto Company in St. Louis, Missouri. Full Text»