Nomination, Endorsement and Confirmation

The U.S Senate unanimously confirmed Keith Krach as Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment for the United States to lead economic statecraft initiatives to expedite economic growth, improve energy security, and protect the environment.

Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment

His position covers issues that reach from the vastness of space to the depths of the oceans with the goal of advancing U.S. strategic interests through policy aimed at ensuring that economic growth and a healthy planet go hand in hand.

Economic Growth

The E works to help create jobs here at home, foster international economic opportunities and keep America safe. He also helps to ensure equal opportunities for American businesses operating in global markets. This position plays a vital role in keeping the economy healthy with job creation both internally, and through foreign investors – as well as bridging the gap between the public and private sectors.

Energy

The E focuses on highlighting the importance of energy security as national security. As the U.S leads in clean tech, this position continuously seeks innovative ways of maintaining that advantage and also helps develop and execute international energy policy.

Environment

The E works to protect the world we live in by conserving natural ecosystems that provide resources such as food, water, fuel, and medicine. Additionally, the position oversees innovation on a universal level, including global health policies as well as scientific research and discoveries in space.

Recent Developments

His position covers issues that reach from the vastness of space to the depths of the oceans with the goal of advancing U.S. strategic interests through policy aimed at ensuring that economic growth and a healthy planet go hand in hand.

State Department Under Secretary Keith Krach and Commerce Acting Under Secretary Joe Semsar launched the first DC Central Deal Team meeting on February 18 at the State Department. The Departments announced…

So we’ll do the usual.  He’s got an opening statement, and then we’ll dive right into Q&A.  And we’ll go from there.  Go ahead, Keith.’ ‘Okay, great.  Well, thanks for having me back.  I appreciate being here…

Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach will travel to Paris, France, December 4-6. Under Secretary Krach will meet on December 4 with leadership of the Organization for Economic…

Diplomacy Across the World

Keith’s 5 Things to Remember for Global Diplomacy

  • Respect the country’s cultural values.
  • Develop meaningful partnerships.
  • Leverage credibility from your home market.
  • Position the product as strategically relevant.
  • Remember that while business is global, trust is local.