Knowledge and Insights

Our IHS team is made up of thought leaders who have a passion for health. They stay on top of the latest trends and participate in research and discussions to further the conversation on organizational wellness. Constantly looking to make the next connection to improve our integrated approach to health, we believe by sharing our insights we’ll be able to progress our strategies together to new heights and find new solutions for achieving health. Read on to explore research, presentations, and other informational materials IHS has produced.

ROI Study

Sun Life has worked with Ivey Business School to produce this academically rigorous study with the aim to provide insight into best practices for employers when implementing organizational health strategies.

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Bright Paper

Sun Life performs research into the latest information surrounding the products and services that we offer, to ensure we’re on top of the latest trends and innovations in the market.

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The Conversation

It takes many voices to have a conversation and we’ve brought together thought leaders from all areas to share their expertise in an effort to raise best practices across the industry.

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Healthy Brains research

Sun Life is a Lead Research Sponsor of this study by the Conference Board of Canada that looks at what gets us Healthy Brains in the workplace. Issued in several parts throughout 2015 and 2016, this report seeks to understand how the employer can take a stronger role in addressing mental health.

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Canadian Health Index

The Sun Life Canadian Health Index is designed to learn what Canadians think about their health and the health care system they depend on. Since 2009, this annual report has provided a comprehensive snapshot of the attitudes, perceptions and behaviours of Canadians relating to their health.

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Buffet Wellness Survey

The Sun Life-Buffett National Wellness Survey has been a Canadian benchmark for insights on the status of workplace wellness and health promotion since 1997. The survey continues to provide an employer’s perspective on the state and future of wellness in the Canadian workplace.

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Sun Life teams up against diabetes

Sun Life Financial is committed to the prevention of diabetes and its related complications. In 2012 we made a historic donation of $5 million over 5 years to the University Health Network in Canada and have committed over $13 million to further the research, awareness and prevention of this illness.

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