Conning is dedicated to creating a workplace where diverse voices are valued.

We believe our diverse perspectives and experiences enable us to enhance our ability to serve our clients. We strive to fulfill our mission by creating a work environment that allows all employees to attain their full potential personally and professionally.

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The Global DEI Council

The Global DEI Council

Conning’s Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council is focused on improving diversity throughout the organization, promoting an inclusive and equitable workplace, and making Conning a place where all employees can achieve their goals and deliver high quality work and great results for our clients. The council's current priorities include recruitment and hiring, organizational climate, training and development, and performance management. The DEI Council:

  • Includes representatives across business units and regions
  • Provides strategic direction and focus for our ongoing DEI efforts
  • Promotes the diverse representation of our workforce
  • Leads actions to make Conning a more inclusive and equitable workplace where employees can bring their full selves to work
Building Peer Networks

Building Peer Networks

Conning’s employee resource groups provide an inclusive forum for networking and community building.

SPECTRUM and Allies
  • Supports efforts to attract and retain the best LGBTQIA+ talent
  • Promotes the leadership and development of the members of the LGBTQIA+ community at all levels in the organization
  • Builds an internal support system for the members of the LGBTQIA+ community within the organization
  • Assists in creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive work environment

The Women’s Initiative Network (WIN)
  • Cultivates leadership and skill-building opportunities at each stage of a woman’s career
  • Welcomes all employees networking and group mentorship
  • Aims to attract, promote and retain women at the firm

The Young Professionals (YP) Group
  • Offers training and volunteer opportunities to expand professionally and socially
  • Provides a forum for networking and community building 
  • Fosters continuous career development and skill-building opportunities

Creating Value Beyond Our Walls

Conning believes in giving back to the communities where we live and work. Past organizations we have supported via volunteer time and contributions include: the CT Women’s Hall of Fame, United Way Women’s United Power of the Purse event, book drives, and the Greater Hartford Arts Foundation. The firm’s Charitable Contribution Committee supports local organizations and provides matching funds for causes championed by employees. 

Creating Value Beyond Our Walls
Establishing a Healthy Workplace

Establishing a Healthy Workplace

Conning’s Wellness program advocates for healthy life choices by:

  • Promoting the tools and resources that can help improve employees’ physical, mental and financial well-being
  • Empowering employees to achieve a healthier lifestyle
  • Creating a healthy workplace culture
  • Managing on-site activities such as flu shots, biometric screenings, “Lunch & Learns,” complimentary chair massages, cooking demos and CPR/First Aid classes and certification, as well as stress management and personal financial planning.


Paving the Path Forward

Conning supports our employees’ training and professional growth through programs such as:

  • Conning University
  • Fundamentals of Insurance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Professional Designation Assistance
  • Mentor Program

Paving the Path Forward