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Paul LaCoursiere

Global Head of ESG Investments

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. Mr. LaCoursiere began his career in financial services with Munder Capital Management in 2002.

Mr. LaCoursiere 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 19 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

ESG: Forks in the road

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 Decarbonization an Opportunity for Emerging Markets?

Is Decarbonization an Opportunity for Emerging Markets?

Our Global Head of ESG Investments chairs a World Climate Summit Investment COP panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges decarbonization presents across emerging markets.

Climate Change Investing: Net Zero Considerations

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.

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.

The ABC’s of ESG

The ABC’s of ESG

An overview of the three main categories of ESG investment strategies and considerations to be aware of.

Why Should Investors Care About ESG?

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.