Citigroup invited Dr. Parag Khanna to provide insights during a 4-part podcast series titled "New Perspectives on Value Creation" together with leading Citi executives from around the world. The series covered ESG, supply chains, talent, and digitization.
In the first podcast "ESG 2.0: Pushing Ahead with the Sustainability Agenda," Parag spoke with Swati Mitra, Global Practice Lead of Digital Client Advisory at Citi's Treasury and Trade Solutions division. Listen to their discussion on the role of ESG investing in the post-pandemic landscape and the role boards, employees, and other stakeholders are playing in the sustainability agenda.
In the second podcast "Changing Nature of Global Supply Chains," Parag was joined by Ebru Pakcan, Global Head for Trade at Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions. Listen to their discussion on how firms have leveraged financing to manage volatile inventory and which regions stand to gain from trade tensions.
In the third podcast -- "Talent: The Critical Variable in Long-term Value Creation" -- Parag Khanna speaks with Elsie Akinsanya, Global Head of Human Resources for Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions. Listen to their discussion on how to best manage remote global teams, opportunities for on-site skill-building, and other vital dimensions of the future professional environment.
In the fourth and final podcast -- Digitization: Changing Business Models -- Parag Khanna speaks with Rajesh Mehta, Asia-Pacific Head of Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions. Listen to their discussion as they delve into the unfolding digital wave impacting retail and commercial banking, trends in digital money, and prospects for cross-border digital integration in Asia.