Gautam Adani meets Boris Johnson, commits $70 billion for energy transition

As per the reports, on the sidelines of the summit, Adani said that to overcome the climate change crisis the managing policies must be equitable and pragmatic.

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Indian business tycoon Gautam Adani met Boris Johnson, the prime minister of the United Kingdom at the Global Investment Summit. Reportedly Adani said that he is ready to commit $70 billion dollars to the energy transition.

Gautam Adani took to Twitter to shed light on his meeting with the UK PM. He wrote, "Honoured to meet UK PM @BorisJohnson at the #GlobalInvestmentSummit. What a platform! Inspiring leadership in synchronizing global climate action. @AdaniOnline will commit $70bn to Energy Transition via Solar, Wind & H2. Thank you, UK Govt and @TradeGovUK, for the opportunity."

As per the reports, on the sidelines of the summit, Adani said that to overcome the climate change crisis the managing policies must be equitable and pragmatic. He added that net-zero targets are much needed but the company's sustainability policies must be in alignment with the sustainability goals of the nation. Adani expressed that India has already exhibited its commitment via the bold statement made by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi since the 2015 COP-21 summit. Apparently, the business tycoon called India a responsible nation in terms of climate change. He also said the Adani portfolio companies are leading the way with their investment plans to honour India's commitment.