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The Essential Podcast from S&P Global is dedicated to sharing essential intelligence with those working in and affected by financial markets. Host Nathan Hunt focuses on those issues of immediate importance to global financial markets – macroeconomic trends, the credit cycle, climate risk, energy transition, and global trade – in interviews with subject matter experts from around the world.

Apr 11, 2021

Thirty years is an eternity in market terms, particularly if the market in question is the commodities market. Fiona Boal, Global Head of Commodities and Real Assets for S&P Dow Jones Indices, joins the Essential Podcast to talk about the 30th anniversary of the GSCI, supercycles, the energy transition, and the...


Mar 29, 2021

As the coronavirus crisis continues to alter the global economy, protectionism, the redefined role of central banks, and a battle for climate leadership will drive the agenda in a post-pandemic world. S&P Global CEO Doug Peterson and political scientist Ian Bremmer, founder and president of the geopolitical think...


Mar 16, 2021

Prior to the global pandemic, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics were enjoying a cultural moment as more companies and investors committed to including such factors in their goals and decisions. Instead of being overpowered by the immediate concerns of the pandemic, the events of 2020 reinforced how we...


Mar 1, 2021

The global economy is experiencing a prisoner’s dilemma. In a post-pandemic world, how moral will capitalism become? Harvard Business School professor Rebecca Henderson, who studies how the private sector can play a major role in building a more sustainable economy, operates as a consultant, and is the author...


Feb 23, 2021

Entrepreneur and author Suneel Gupta joins the Essential Podcast to share insights from his new book, "Backable: The Surprising Truth Behind What Makes People Take a Chance on You." Using case studies and experiences from the worlds of venture capital and entertainment and beyond, Gupta has lessons for anyone who...