Liz Schrayer, executive director of U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
Executive director, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
Forty five companies [are] investing $3 billion of their own funding in food security. Now, is there an interest of theirs? Absolutely, 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside the U.S. and the fastest-growing markets are in the developing world. If you can address the poverty and begin to move them up, that is not only the right thing to do from a moral point of view, but it’s also the smart thing to do from our long-term economic interest.