Business 20 (B20) Australia Summit opens in Sydney
The business leaders of G20 countries held a meeting named Business 20 (B20) Australia Summit in Sydney. They issued a blueprint for G20 leaders to boost economic and job growth and make global economy more resilient to deal with any future impacts. The summit was chaired by Richard Goyder, Managing Director and CEO of Wesfarmers.
The Business 20 (B20) is a forum through which the private sector brings forth policy recommendations for the annual summit of the G20 leaders. The forum is the concourse of business leaders from across G20 member nations to reflect the key role of the private sector as the main driver of strong, sustainable and balanced growth.
As President of the G20 in 2014, Australia has established a B20. The B20 Australia Leadership Group includes 30 Australian business leaders representing a range of industries. It is chaired by Richard Goyder AO, Managing Director and CEO of Wesfarmers. B20 Australia will lead business engagement and coordinate the communication of international business priorities to the G20 during Australia’s presidency.
B20 Summits typically involve more than 400 participants from across the G20 member countries.
Chairperson: Richard Goyder AO Managing Director and CEO, Wesfarmers is the current Chairman, B20 Australia