We offer CITs in a variety of investment strategies and asset classes, including:
Putnam portfolio managers are active investors who seek to deliver long-term outperformance.
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Active strategies seeking long-term outperformance
Investments that align with personal values can have a positive impact
An option for income and capital preservation in any workplace plan
Funds offering a path to retirement for plan participants of all ages
Funds to pursue monthly income or seek capital preservation
Rising rates, inflation, and the future of "cash" in 401(k) plans
What's next for the traditional 60/40 portfolio
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Explore the Morningstar universe and discover new opportunities for your clients.
Design and model retirement plans
Model scenarios such as auto-enrollment, automatic increases and various plan matches, and see their potential costs.
See what separates target-date strategies
Find out why there's more to target-date strategies than just performance.
Portfolio Solutions Group
Putnam's Portfolio Solutions Group can help you analyze target-date funds and other investment options
Insights from our experts
ESG: Hearing the signal above the noise
In our view, the best opportunities lie not at the extremes of ESG rhetoric, but at the heart of sustainability substance.
What is the circular economy, and why is it important?
Adapting business models to be less resource intensive creates opportunity for environmental and economic benefit.
Sustainability research: A week in the life of our team
Our research includes discussions with company managements, other researchers and investors, industry and subject experts, and non-profit organizations.
Sustainable value: Gender diversity on corporate boards
Diversity in companies — including gender diversity — can have a positive impact on company performance and strategic ability.
ESG issues alive in healthcare
Our team analyzes medical costs and access as ESG issues affecting human well-being and sustainable economic development.
Solutions to antibiotic resistance
As the focus on natural ingredients intensifies, so has concern about antibiotic use in food production.
Linking impact and performance
Often, the same elements that create environmental and social benefits are driving positive financial performance.
Engaging with allies to advance sustainable investing
We collaborate with institutions to examine and understand the financial impacts of sustainability.
Talking sustainability with CEOs
We have ongoing dialogue with the management teams of companies in which we invest, across a wide range of sustainability-related topics.
Investing for impact | Q&A with Stephanie Henderson
A member of Putnam's sustainable investing team describes her motivations for spreading ESG fluency throughout the firm to enhance fundamental insights.
ESG Outlook for 2019
We see increasing evidence that systems thinking is becoming more prevalent and influential throughout corporations and the investment community.
How company diversity can help performance
The potential to improve work performance is perhaps the most intriguing and least understood argument for diversity — and worth examining in more depth.
Sustainable investing: Assessing the choices
Sustainable investing is growing in popularity, and investors should be thoughtful about choosing from a range of strategies and portfolios.
Looking for impact in CEO compensation
It’s important for investors to be able to understand how a company’s performance relates to CEO compensation.
Using and enhancing ESG investment data
ESG data is having investment impact but is still evolving, and stands to benefit from feedback offered by fundamental analysts.