Sustainability is a priority for Sun Life in Canada and around the world. It’s essential to our business success. We want to contribute to a world that’s healthier, more financially resilient, environmentally secure, and economically prosperous.
Our sustainability plan focuses on our best opportunities to have a positive impact on society while creating competitive advantage for our business. This includes:
These efforts build from our foundation as a trusted and responsible business.
See our sustainability commitments in action.
We provide our Clients and employees with innovative products and services to help increase their lifetime financial security.
We’re committed to improving financial resiliency in society by advocating for and expanding access to products and services to close insurance coverage gaps and build long-term wealth.
We’re focused on improving health and wellness in society. We offer our Clients and employees products and tools to help them live healthier lives. And we invest in community health and improving access to health and disability insurance.
We manage capital with sustainability embedded in our investment processes. We offer our Clients and employees sustainable investing opportunities. And we invest our assets to encourage a low-carbon and more inclusive economy.
We commit to being a responsibly managed business that’s Client-focused, competitive, forward-thinking, financially and environmentally resilient, and sustainable for the long term.
Our key priorities include Client focus, talent management, diversity and inclusion, climate change and the environment, risk management, data security and privacy, and governance and ethics.
1 LEED®—an acronym for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.™ It’s a registered trademark of the U.S. Green Building Council®. The Canada Green Building Council is the sole license holder for the LEED® trademark in Canada.
2 BOMA BEST Sustainable Buildings certification (BEST Sustainable Buildings in the United States) recognizes excellence in energy and environmental management and performance in commercial real estate. The Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA Canada) manages the program and delivers it in conjunction with eleven local BOMA Associations throughout Canada.