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By Vishal Krishna
Nov 5, 2019

AB InBev’s Diane Wauters on working with 12k Indian farmers in 5 years

In her current position as the Sustainability & Agricultural Development Director, APAC for Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), Diane Wauters has worked with 4,000 Indian farmers in three years. Now, she wants to work with 12,000 more in the next five years. AB InBev, the world’s largest brewer, has raked in a revenue of $54 billion 2018. With executives like Diane, the company is reimagining India’s many problems—such as water and waste management, which are touted as negatives—as great places to cause impact, by way of new tech in changing the way farmers produce crops and manage the supply chain. Diane has worked extensively in water management in China and has understood the pricing necessary to make sustainability products scale for startups. In this interview with YourStory, she explains why she believes Indian tech can solve sustainability goals at scale. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/2019/11/ab-inbev-diane-wauters-indian-farmers-startups-sustainability-goals?utm_pageloadtype=scroll