ESG Principles

Octagon believes the integration of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) risk factors enhances the research process and better allows us to adhere to the fiduciary duty we owe each client. As a signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), we are committed to upholding the PRI's six principles. Click here to learn more about the role ESG plays in our investment activities and business practices. 

Principles for Responsible Investment


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

As an affiliate of Conning*, Octagon has affirmed its commitment to Conning Holdings' diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. To this end, Octagon is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture that provides the Firm's clients a range of perspectives and experiences.

Click here to learn about our commitment to address injustice, prejudice and racism.

*Including Conning Holdings Limited, Cathay Securities Investment Trust Co., Ltd. ("SITE") and Global Evolution Fondsmæglerselskab A/S and its group of companies (the "Global Evolution Companies"). Conning, Inc., Octagon Credit Investors, LLC, Goodwin Capital Advisers, Inc., Conning Investment Products, Inc., Conning Asset Management Limited, and Conning Asia Pacific Limited are all direct or indirect subsidiaries of Conning Holdings Limited (collectively, "Conning"). The Global Evolution Companies are affiliates of Conning. SITE reports internally into Conning Asia Pacific Limited, but is a separate legal entity under Cathay Financial Holding Co., Ltd. which is the ultimate controlling parent of all Conning-controlled entities.