Katherine Collins, CFA, MTS

Head of Sustainable Investing

Ms. Collins is Head of Sustainable Investing. She is responsible for leading Putnam's investment research, strategy implementation, and thought leadership on environmental social, and governance (ESG) issues. Ms. Collins is also a portfolio manager of Putnam Sustainable Future Fund and Putnam Sustainable Leaders Fund. She leads the Sustainable Equity team, which collaborates with portfolio managers and analysts on ESG integration by assessing the fundamental relevance of ESG issues at a security level and the potential for alpha generation and risk mitigation at a portfolio level. Ms. Collins joined Putnam in 2017 and has been in the investment industry since 1990.

A recognized thought leader, Ms. Collins was named to Forbes 2021 list of leaders “50 Over 50” who are shaping the future of finance. She provides analysis of current and emerging trends in sustainable investing, and is the author of The Nature of Investing: Resilient Investment Strategies Through Biomimicry.

Ms. Collins is the Chair of Putnam’s ESG Leadership Committee, which leads ESG strategy across the firm. She also serves on numerous boards, including Santa Fe Institute, Omega Institute, and Harvard Divinity School Dean's Council.

ETFs

Putnam Sustainable Future ETF
Putnam Sustainable Leaders ETF

Mutual Funds

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Sustainable Future Fund
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1137 funds in the Large Growth category.
Sustainable Leaders Fund

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