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 collaborates with portfolio managers and analysts on ESG integration, assessing the fundamental relevance of ESG issues at a security level, and the potential for alpha generation and risk mitigation at a portfolio level. In addition, she is a portfolio manager of Putnam Sustainable Future Fund and Putnam Sustainable Leaders Fund. Ms. Collins joined Putnam in 2017 and has been in the investment industry since 1990.
A recognized thought leader, Ms. Collins provides analysis on current and emerging trends in sustainable investing. She is the author of The Nature of Investing: Resilient Investment Strategies through Biomimicry. In 2009, Ms. Collins founded Honeybee Capital, an independent investment research firm focused on sustainable investment issues.
Ms. Collins serves on numerous boards, including Last Mile Health, Santa Fe Institute, Omega Institute, and Harvard Divinity School Dean's Council.
|Sustainable Future Fund|
|3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1168 funds in the Large Growth category.|
|Sustainable Leaders Fund|
|5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1049 funds in the Large Growth category.|