For the 14th consecutive year, Sun Life has earned a spot on the Corporate Knights’ 2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. We ranked in the #1 position among insurance companies globally and represented one of only 11 Canadian companies across all sectors.
The Global 100 tracks the sustainability performance of publicly-traded companies with over US$1 billion in gross revenue. It uses publicly disclosed data on up to 25 KPIs covering resource management, employee management, financial management, clean revenue & clean investment and supplier performance.
In 2022, for the 17th consecutive year, Sun Life was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America). The DJSI North America tracks the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance of the top 20% of the 600 largest Canadian and U.S. companies that are sustainability leaders . Sun Life is one of only seven North American insurers to be included in the 2022 DJSI. This recognition reflects Sun Life’s commitment to being sustainability-driven in everything we do.
For the 13th consecutive year, Sun Life has earned a spot on the Corporate Knights’ 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. We are tied for the #1 position among insurance companies globally. This ranking represents the top 1% in the world on sustainability performance.
The Global 100 tracks the sustainability performance of publicly-traded companies with over $1 billion in gross revenue. It uses publicly disclosed data on up to 24 KPIs covering resource management, employee management, financial management, clean revenue & clean investment and supplier performance.
Read more about Sun Life’s sustainability strategy and initiatives.
Corporate Knights has once again included Sun Life on its list of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. The 2022 edition places Sun Life 21st overall, driven in part by strong scores on executive gender diversity, board racial diversity and sustainability linked to executive pay. Sun Life has appeared on the annual ranking 17 of the 21 years since its inception.
To learn more about Sun Life’s sustainability efforts check out our latest Sustainability report.
In 2021, for the 16th consecutive year, Sun Life was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI). The DJSI tracks the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance of the world’s leading sustainability-driven companies. Sun Life is one of only seven North American insurers to be included in the 2021 DJSI.
In addition Sun Life has also been recognized as a Best Workplace for Women, Best Workplace for Hybrid Work, and Best Workplace for Professional Development.
This recognition celebrates our commitment to our people. We are passionate about creating an equitable environment where diversity is championed and offering the resources and flexibility that supports your mental, physical and professional well-being.
Sun Life has been named one of Glassdoor’s 2021 Best Places to Work in Canada! This award is incredibly meaningful for Sun Life to receive, as it is based on employee feedback.
Former and current employees shared why Sun Life is a great place to work:
At Sun Life, we put our employees first. Learn more about what we can offer you.
Sun Life has been a winner of Canada’s Top Employer for young people for five years in a row. This competition recognizes our workplaces and ongoing attraction, retention and development programs offered to young people starting their careers, such as: mentorships, internships, co-op placements and work-study opportunities.
At Sun Life, our people make the difference. If you want to join a leading, international financial services company, and you want to innovate, inspire and be inspired, take a look at what we have to offer.
Sun Life has been a winner of the Greater Toronto area Top Employer competition, two years in a row. Recognizing our Employees, outstanding HR programs like our global wellness strategy, focus on technology, progressive workplace strategies and best-practices, the competition compared Sun Life to other organizations in their field and measured multiple criteria, including community involvement, communications, development, physical workplaces and atmosphere, benefits and time off.
From international financial services to workplace innovation, have a look at what we can offer you.
Sun Life is one of Universum’s 2022 Top 100 Most Attractive Employers for students in Canada. The ranking is based on Universum’s research, which draws on the opinions of more than 20,000 students in Canada, and how we are perceived by tomorrow’s workforce as an employer of choice.
Sun Life ensures students and new graduates have an environment that enables them to contribute and reach their full potential. Take a look at what we have to offer and get your career off to a bright start.
For the 10th year in a row, Sun Life was voted as “Most Trusted BrandTM of Life Insurance Company,” according to the 2019 Reader’s Digest Trusted BrandTM Survey. Sun Life has been a winner in this category since the award’s inception Sun Life was also voted as “Most Trusted BrandTM of Health and Dental Insurance Company in 2019.”
The Ipsos Canada poll, conducted on behalf of Reader’s Digest, asked more than 4,000 Canadians to name the brand they trust most in 32 product categories.
TMTrusted Brand is a registered trademark of Reader’s Digest
Sun Life received a perfect score, for the second year in a row, on the LGBT Corporate Canadian Index (CCI) for our strong commitment in taking quantifiable actions to support the LGBTQ community. The LGBT CCI measures LGBTQ diversity and inclusion for Canadian companies listed on the S&P/TSX Composite Index, by rating workplaces on their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. We’re proud to be included on the Index and celebrate our achievements in promoting equality and inclusion for the LGBTQ community and in the workplace.
We’re honoured to be a Diversity Champion finalist in LinkedIn’s Talent Awards 2021. The award recognizes companies and its employees who initiated and inspired meaningful conversations around Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging & Equity. We embrace DE&I at Sun Life because we believe it unleashes creativity, fosters innovation and drives value, helping our Clients, colleagues and communities shine and thrive. At Sun Life, you can be your most brilliant self. Our supportive, flexible, and inclusive work environment is one where you – and your career – can thrive. Join us.
Canadian HR Reporter named Sun Life winner of the Venngo Healthy Workplaces Award in the 2017 National HR Awards for our outstanding mental, physical and financial wellness programs that foster happy, healthy and engaged employees. Our focus on wellness and a healthy workplace helps us fulfill our purpose: “to help our Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives.”
Thomson Reuters recognized Sun Life as one of the 2018 Top 100 Most Diverse and Inclusive Organizations Globally. Thomson Reuters’ D&I Index measures the relative performance of more than 7,000 companies globally against multiple factors that define diverse and inclusive workplaces. Embracing D&I at Sun Life unleashes creativity, fosters innovation and drives value, helping our Clients, colleagues and communities shine and thrive.
In the first Canadian life insurance digital sales functionality benchmark by influential, research and advisory firm Forrester Research, Sun Life proudly took the top spot. Our score of 75/100 outperformed the industry average score of 47/100, thanks to our ability to support the needs of both Clients who prefer to buy online and Clients who prefer to work with an advisor.
Forrester rated Sunlife.ca’s Life insurance experience using 35 criteria on desktop, tablet and mobile, and categorized the results in 3 stages: discover, explore and buy. We achieved a near-perfect score at the discover stage, where we help Clients think through their life insurance needs, and we earned the top score for our ability to simplify the sales process.