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Kelly Hagg

Global Head of Product Strategy and ESG

Kelly Hagg is Global Head of Product Strategy and ESG at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, Mr. Hagg is focused on creating new opportunities off the global product line as well as optimizing the business and furthering the firm’s ESG presence. Prior to his current role, he served for eight years as vice president and assistant general counsel in the legal department. He operated from the London office in 2007 and has experience with global regimes such as UCITS and other offshore vehicles and structures. Mr. Hagg also has extensive experience with derivatives, alternative investment strategies, portfolio construction and product creation on a global scale. Before joining Janus in 2003, he worked in the legal department at Fidelity Investments in Boston.

Mr. Hagg received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of South Dakota and a juris doctorate from the Catholic University of America. He has 23 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Building Sustainable Portfolios: Escaping greenwashing to uncover investment opportunities in ESG

Building Sustainable Portfolios: Escaping greenwashing to uncover investment opportunities in ESG

Inflows to sustainable funds are trending toward another record-breaking year in 2021, yet many investors still wonder about “greenwashing” and the real opportunities that can not only contribute positive change, but can identify companies poised to benefit from that change.

COP26: Reflections, Responsibility and Legacy

COP26: Reflections, Responsibility and Legacy

In the aftermath of COP26, we provide perspective on key developments and what they could entail for the asset management industry.

COP26 Week Two: Coal, Carbon-Trading and Climate Change Funding

COP26 Week Two: Coal, Carbon-Trading and Climate Change Funding

During the second week of COP26, delegations have delved into more detailed talks as they seek to make progress before the conference’s close on November 12.

COP26: “Finance Day” Commitments Amid Greenwashing Backlash

COP26: “Finance Day” Commitments Amid Greenwashing Backlash

The latter half of week one at COP26 focused on the finance industry’s role in reducing emissions, including potential impending reporting and regulatory requirements.

COP26: Deforestation, Methane Emissions and Decarbonization in Focus

COP26: Deforestation, Methane Emissions and Decarbonization in Focus

COP26 so far has seen a focus on deforestation, the reduction of methane emissions and decarbonization of steel production and coal usage

COP26: What It Is and Why It Matters

COP26: What It Is and Why It Matters

Why this year’s conference has been given such high attention from the media and our clients, who plans to be there, and why it matters.

How Can Active Managers Demonstrate Sustainability Credentials in a Post-COVID World?

How Can Active Managers Demonstrate Sustainability Credentials in a Post-COVID World?

From the JHI Global Media Conference: A discussion on how to manage climate risks within portfolios and the challenges it presents.