Faculty Member Biography

Chris Hagler

Partner, Independence Point Advisors

Chris is a partner at Independence Point Advisors where she helps drive value in the capital markets through ESG. 

Chris has more than 20 years of strategy and business experience, Chris approaches client challenges from a practical standpoint and has extensive experience integrating ESG programs within clients’ operations and throughout their value chains.  

She is passionate about helping clients understand the long-term value they create for society, the environment and the economy as well as their own financials. 

While a leader in Ernst & Young LLP’s United States Climate Change and Sustainability Services, she is responsible for EY’s Sustainable Transformation methodology. She works across industries, but primarily in consumer products and financial services. 

Chris also brings extensive experience in developing methods and processes for collecting, reporting and assuring ESG metrics and impacts. Her work connects measurement and impacts to strategy to support successful implementation and long-term success. 

Her experience also includes business and process management; new technology development and rollout; and business and investment case development. Chris has significant experience in change management. 

Chris Hagler, Partner, Independence Point Advisors

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