Adani Group Founder and Chairman Gautam Adani received the USIBC 2022 Global Leadership Award on September 7th.
Mr. Adani was recognized for his visionary leadership and got a lot of admiration for his innovative work.
The US-India Business Council (USIBC) of the US Chamber of Commerce announced the award last week.
Gautam Adani has become the third richest person in the world, after Elon Musk of Tesla and Jeff Bezos of Amazon. According to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index, his net worth is $137.4 billion.
The Global Leadership Award recognizes senior business leaders in India and the United States who are active and dynamic in strengthening the India-US partnership.
This makes him the first Indian business tycoon to be in the top three in the world and also the leading man in India and Asia.
The award was first presented to him in 2007, and past recipients include Jeff Bezos, founder, chairman, former president, and CEO of Amazon. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, Fred Smith, Founder and Chairman of FedEx Corporation, and Uday Kotak, CEO of Kotak Mahindra.
The Indian Ideas Summit of the India-India Business Council was held on September 7th, with Secretary of State S. Jaishankar, Secretary of the Treasury Nirmala Sitharaman, and US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm as guests of honor.
He recently met with Prime Minister Hasina of Bangladesh in New Delhi. did. Today, his company exports power from coal-fired power plants in East India to Bangladesh to cover power shortages.
Citing the need for US and India engagement, Adani said the combined GDP value of the two countries in 2050 is expected to be a staggering US$70 trillion, or 35-40% of the global economy.
By this year, the combined population of both countries will surpass two billion, with a median age of less than 40, compared to44 in Europe and in China today.
Through the lens of this economy and the raw power of consumption, it is clear that the existing $150 billion in bilateral trade between the United States and India is just a slice of the ocean.
There are many more, he mentioned. His port-to-power conglomerate says that by 2030 he will build three giga factories and make $70 billion in clean energy investments to manufacture solar panels, wind turbines, and hydrogen electrolyzers. states.
These giga factories will range from polysilicon to solar panels to end-to-end wind turbine manufacturing to hydrogen electrolyzer manufacturing.
This will generate an additional 45 GW of renewable energy for Adani’s group by 2030, complementing Adani Group’s existing capacity of 20 GW and 3 million tonnes of hydrogen from India and the United States. It empowers an Indo-U.S. partnership to a great level.