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You Can't Spell SDG Without AI — A New Approach to Evaluating ESG Performance

The Essential Podcast

Release Date: 11/11/2021

The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order show art The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order

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Gary Gerstle of Cambridge University joins the Essential Podcast to talk about the nature of political orders and the collapse of the political order known as neoliberalism that came to power with Ronald Reagan.

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India Unleashed — Necessary Reforms for an Emerging Economic Superpower show art India Unleashed — Necessary Reforms for an Emerging Economic Superpower

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Dr. Ajay Chhibber joins the Essential Podcast to talk about India's path to becoming an upper middle income country, the necessary reforms that will unleash the country's potential, and the challenges that yet hold it back.

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Intent & Initiative in Small Teams — Leveraging the Non-Commissioned Officer for Business show art Intent & Initiative in Small Teams — Leveraging the Non-Commissioned Officer for Business

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Three S&P Global executives – Tina Morris, Shaun Wurzbach, and Ed Ware – with military experience join the Essential Podcast to talk about the unique role and skills of non-commissioned officers in the U.S. military and how to apply these lessons to businesses.

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Quite a Bit More Disruption — Supply Chains Under Stress show art Quite a Bit More Disruption — Supply Chains Under Stress

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John Anton, Peter Tirschwell, and Nathalie Wlodarczyk join the Essential Podcast to talk about supply chains, what's gone wrong, and what – if anything – can be done to get them back on track.

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Worse with Every Passing Month — Russia, Europe, and the Realignment of Energy Markets show art Worse with Every Passing Month — Russia, Europe, and the Realignment of Energy Markets

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Dave Ernsberger of S&P Global Commodity Insights joins the Essential Podcast to talk about the short, medium, and long term effects of the war in Ukraine on energy markets.

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Elements of the Energy Transition #3 — Gadolinium show art Elements of the Energy Transition #3 — Gadolinium

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Terence Kooyker, founder and CEO of the commodity hedge fund Valent Asset Management, rejoins the Essential Podcast to talk about the market and uses for the elements of the energy transition. In this episode, we return to the lanthanides to cover gadolinium, lucky element #64 on the Periodic Table.

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A Mutual Failure of Understanding — Financial Cold War Between China and the United States show art A Mutual Failure of Understanding — Financial Cold War Between China and the United States

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James A. Fok joins the Essential Podcast to discuss his new book "Financial Cold War: A View of Sino-U.S. Relations from the Financial Markets", covering the dangers of mutual misunderstanding, the different paths of financial markets in the two countries, and the consequences of maintaining the status quo for both Chinese and American citizens.

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A Machine for Manufacturing Courage — Venture Capital and the Power Law show art A Machine for Manufacturing Courage — Venture Capital and the Power Law

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Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of numerous books, joins the Essential Podcast to discuss his latest book – The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future.

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The Myth of Growth — Sustainability, Equality, and the Search for a Post-Growth Economy show art The Myth of Growth — Sustainability, Equality, and the Search for a Post-Growth Economy

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Tim Jackson, Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity and author of several books, including "Prosperity Without Growth" and "Post Growth: Life After Capitalism" joins the Essential Podcast to talk about sustainability, equality, the end of growth, the Baumol Effect, and the declining consolations of consumerism.

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Investing in Culture — Communication and Retention in Companies show art Investing in Culture — Communication and Retention in Companies

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Dr. Ben Michaelis joins the Essential Podcast to talk about communication and company culture and how things are changing during the era of the Great Resignation.

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Patrick Wood Uribe, CEO of the fintech company Util, joins the Essential Podcast to talk about how his team is using AI technology to evaluate the ESG performance of companies against the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals.