Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs Global Head of Commodities Research

For the opening episode of our new series, legendary podcast host Grant Williams welcomes back Jeff Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research at Goldman Sachs, to examine the question “What are Smarter Markets?” What are SmarterMarkets™? SmarterMarkets™ is our vision for using technology to redesign and improve markets to meet society’s biggest challenges, including climate […]

John Goldstein on How to Actually Achieve ESG Goals through Effective Impact Investing

Goldman Sachs’ global head of sustainable investing practices John Goldstein is this week’s feature interview guest. We discuss how to engage in ESG investing to make a difference by engaging directly with the industries that need reform, rather than avoiding them. John calls this Impact Investing, and we discuss this practice in detail in this […]

Jeff Currie on New Technologies and Finding a Price for Carbon

A superb, hour-long discussion with Commodity Legend, Jeff Currie. This episode sheds light on the politics and market issues facing the investment community in committing fully to renewable energy technologies. Jeff’s commentary helps listeners understand the difficulties in pricing carbon, and why a carbon price is crucial to advancing ESG standards. He delves into the […]

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SmarterMarkets™ brings together the icons and entrepreneurs of technology, commodities and finance to examine how market systems can be redesigned and improved to address the most important challenges of our time.