Fintech globally are innovating and adapting newer technologies to make an impact on people's lives quicker, positive and scalable. Policymakers on the other hand are working to facilitate this change systematically, securely and long term. Adoption of these technologies is being driven by collaboration between Fintechs, government and corporations.
GFF 2022 is being organised and presented by the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, Reserve Bank of India, International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), National Payments Council of India, the Payment Council of India (PCI) and the Fintech Convergence Council (FCC). The theme for GFF 2022 is 'Creating A Sustainable Financial World - Global | Inclusive | Green'. The event will also be broadcast live to the world via a fully interactive virtual platform. The objective is to create the world's largest fintech event, showcase India's unique affordable, inclusive, sustainable and equitable model for global fintech leadership, and generate thought-provoking content and shared learning opportunities for the fintech ecosystem across the world.
This year marks the 75th year of India's independence, India has made exceptional progress in fintech adoption and is today a role model for the entire world. As India prepares to take the G20 leadership in the coming year, GFF2022 will showcase India as a dominant fintech thought leader and demonstrate India's fintech ecosystem to the world, creating solutions for 6 billion global consumers and driving financial inclusion adoption for the 1.4 billion unbanked adults at an even higher pace.
Stalwarts from across the globe addressing GFF 2022 will discuss and debate steps that should be taken to drive progress across the four pillars that are aligned with the essential elements of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Planet, People, Prosperity, and Principles of Governance. The final objective of the deliberations at the conference will be to suggest steps towards building a sustainable financial sector, and through it, a sustainable and inclusive world.
GFF 2022 will provide participants a vibrant platform to engage with public and private sector stakeholders, collaborate, augment learning, and take action towards enhancing sustainable finance globally. The conference will include discussions on thought leadership topics, Product Showcase, Tech Talks, Start-up Tales, Finclusion labs, and much more.
This provides a fresh lens, for examining and self-evaluating the impact Fintech and financial services sector is having in furthering the sustainability agenda. Government, private players, and regulators are taking significant steps to solve the environmental, social, and economic challenges of the new world. Though, there is a need for the Fintech and financial services ecosystem to provide further impetus to this journey.
Given this, it behooves Fintech and financial services fraternity to work towards building a sustainable, inclusive, and climate-conscious financial world. With that objective in mind, Global Fintech Fest 2022 will bring together the brightest minds from government, policymakers, financial institutions, and startups on a single platform. To discuss and debate the steps that should be taken to drive progress across the four pillars to build a sustainable financial sector, and as a result build a sustainable and inclusive world.
The speeches and discussions will cover a range of initiatives and interventions, right from government interventions, conducive policies, business models, technology, and operating model innovations that can be undertaken to give a massive push to the sustainability agenda. Creating a world where a person can meet their current needs, absorb unforeseen financial shocks, live a healthy life, and pursue their life goals.
A better world.