Paul LaCoursiere is Global Head of ESG Investments at Janus Henderson Investors, a role he has held since 2021. Paul is responsible for managing the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) across the firm’s numerous investment strategies. Prior to joining the firm in 2021, he was with Aviva Investors from 2014 and held various roles, most recently, global head of ESG research. Before this, he was a fixed income senior portfolio manager with Chicago Equity Partners from 2013, a fixed income portfolio manager with Aviva from 2010 and a fixed income senior strategist with Barclays from 2007. Paul began his career in financial services with Munder Capital Management in 2002.
Paul received a BSc degree in electrical engineering, graduating magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, graduating with honours. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 21 years of financial industry experience.
ESG Investment Outlook: Sailing through rough seas in 2023
ESG investing faced headwinds in 2022, leading to questions about its future role. We believe ESG will remain a crucial consideration for investors.
ESG: Forks in the road
2022 will be pivotal for ESG investing but there are key questions the industry needs to navigate to deliver hoped-for outcomes.
Is decarbonisation an opportunity for emerging markets?
Paul LaCoursiere chairs a World Climate Summit Investment COP panel discussion with academic, business and government experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges that decarbonisation presents across emerging markets.
Climate change investing: net zero considerations
Paul LaCoursiere, Global Head of ESG Investments, explores key considerations related to climate investing and the path to net zero.
The ABC’s of ESG
ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing has become a central theme across the investment community. Paul LaCoursiere, Head of ESG Investments, introduces the three main categories of ESG investment strategies and explores some of the considerations to be aware of.
Why should investors care about ESG?
Paul LaCoursiere, new Head of ESG Investments, examines three key reasons why investors should care about ESG and the main challenge faced by the investment industry.