Union Minister Piyush Goyal encourages businesses to apply eco-friendly approach in business practices
Gandhinagar, Jan 23 (KNN) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal on Monday asked businesses to adopt a sustainable and green approach in business practices.
Addressing the Inception Meeting of Business 20 (B20), he told businesses to use the forum of B20 along with G20 to look at how we can collectively work towards a sustainable and equitable future agenda.
The Minister highlighted that India had always stood for sustainable development. He mentioned that it was one of the top 5 countries in the world in terms of adopting and implementing environmental goals.
Speaking of India’s journey of growth, he said that India had grown almost 12 times in the last three decades inspite of several black swan events.
He added that transformational steps had been taken by the government to take inclusive growth to every section of society without discrimination and to the remotest corners of the nation.
The Minister noted that the Prime Minister had relentlessly focussed on 4 ‘I’s of investment in infrastructure, integrity, inclusive development and international outlook to lend wings to Indian economy.
B20 leads the process of galvanizing global business leaders for their views on issues of global economic and trade governance and speaks in a single voice for the entire G20 business community.
B20 will operate through 7 Task Forces and 2 Action Councils entrusted to develop consensus-based policy recommendations to the G20.
Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology; Amitabh Kant, G20 India Sherpa and N Chandrasekaran, Chairman Tata Sons, who is the Chair of B20 India, Anurag Jain, Secretary, DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and other dignitaries were present at the gathering.
More than 200 overseas delegates including CEOs and business executives, from G20 member countries and invitee countries apart from more than 400 delegate from within the country took part in the B20 India Inception Meeting which will conclude on January 24, 2023. (KNN Bureau)