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Welcome to London Business School’s podcast channel: bringing you the latest ideas and opinion from world-leading business experts.

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Welcome to London Business School’s podcast channel: bringing you the latest ideas and opinion from world-leading business experts.

    The Future of Investing: ESG Investing and New Frontiers

    The Future of Investing: ESG Investing and New Frontiers

    How exactly has the investment community responded to growing demand for ESG – or responsible – investing strategies – those that seek to have a positive impact on the world while also generating financial returns?


    In this podcast, you will hear a wide range of perspectives from academics, including my London Business School Professors, practitioners and those working to grow the market for investment strategies that aim to have positive social and environmental impact in the world.

    These views were first aired at The AQR Asset Management Institute's conference: Insight Summit. ‘The Future of Investing: ESG and New Frontiers’. Jeremy Grantham, a legendary investor, co-founder of GMO, and Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart, Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University were some of the keynote speakers.

    • 30 min
    Market or Racket: do we need a new approach to executive pay?

    Market or Racket: do we need a new approach to executive pay?

    The high level of executive pay has been a media and political target for years. In the first week of this year, the UK’s FTSE 100 CEOs earned more than the typical full-time worker will earn over the entire year. But are CEOs paid too much? Should they be paid less? But would that not cause them to leave for foreign firms or private firms? Executive pay: market or racket? These questions were at the centre of a recent event hosted by London Business School’s Centre for Corporate Governance.

    • 27 min
    From the military to a London Business School MBA

    From the military to a London Business School MBA

    In this podcast, three of London Business School's Military in Business members discuss their decision to pursue an MBA at London Business School as part of their transition to civilian roles.

    Why an MBA? And why London Business School?

    For more information visit: https://www.london.edu/masters-degrees/mba

    • 27 min
    The reality of AI: can the bots keep your customer delighted?

    The reality of AI: can the bots keep your customer delighted?

    In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence.

    How are companies actually using AI today? What practical problems is it solving? What are the challenges and opportunities?

    In this episode, Julian hosts PV Kannan, Co-Founder and CEO of San-Jose-based software firm [24]7.ai and a recognised leader in global customer services, a field in which he pioneered the use of chatbots and AI. They discuss how AI can help keep ever-more demanding customers delighted and coming back for your products.

    • 24 min
    Start-up diaries - Do I need an Executive MBA?

    Start-up diaries - Do I need an Executive MBA?

    Juan Andrade (EMBA2018) of Rebank had a clear idea of what he wanted out of London Business School. Before LBS he also had a clear blueprint for his start-up and despite not holding an undergraduate degree he applied looking for that something extra.

    In this podcast he chats to LBS’ Jeff Skinner about why the EMBA proved to be the experience he needed. After graduating, he executed a refined strategy, successfully launching Rebank with Simon White. Rebank gives you a complete view of your business banking and optimises the way you make payments - without forcing you to switch banks.

    • 31 min
    Inside the global economy – What next for the US?

    Inside the global economy – What next for the US?

    How has the US business environment changed? How are foreign businesses affected? What is the future of US-EU relations? What should we expect in 2020, a presidential election year?

    Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School, hosts Anthony Gardner, LBS Masters in Finance alumnus and former US Ambassador to the European Union. In this role, Anthony was intimately involved in the transatlantic trade negotiations, data privacy, digital economy, sanctions and energy security from 2014 to 2017.

    Stars with Stripes, his behind-the-scenes book on the US-EU diplomatic relationship, is published by Palgrave Macmillan: http://bit.ly/StarsWithStripes

    Discover more articles, podcasts and films exploring what’s happening inside the global economy at www.london.edu/globalminds or follow #GlobalMinds on social media.

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    • 24 min

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