In the community

Our commitment to making life brighter in communities around the world.

Donations and sponsorships

What do the Boston Celtics, Filipino celebrity Piolo Pascual and the Canadian Football League have in common? They have all teamed up with Sun Life in the fight against diabetes. Since 2012, Sun Life has supported diabetes awareness, prevention, care and research, a rapidly growing global health concern.

Learn more about our diabetes commitment


We're not just thinking about tomorrow... we're thinking about the next 150 years. And beyond. Our focus on community wellness, organizational resilience, environmental responsibility and governance and risk management help ensure a vibrant future for Sun Life, our communities, our Clients, our Employees and advisors, and our shareholders.

Learn more abour our sustainability practices

Diversity and inclusion

Creating a workplace where all Employees can contribute to their full potential is central to our values at Sun Life. It allows us to benefit from diverse thinking and perspectives as we innovate for our Clients and build a workplace where everyone feels welcome, enabled and inspired to do their best every day.

Read more about diversity and inclusion at Sun Life

2016 Sustainability Report

In 2016, Sun Life committed $11.4 million in charitable donations to community organizations worldwide. We launched some of the most comprehensive changes to underwriting requirements in the industry in over a decade, making it easier and more convenient to access insurance. We strengthened our sustainability reporting through increased transparency and disclosure. And we took action to reduce our total global greenhouse gas emissions by 9.1% from 2014 to 2016.

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Public Accountability Statement

In 2016, we continued to advance our goal of building sustainable, healthier communities where we all live and work, and through our donations and sponsorships, we are proud to help improve the lives of individuals and families.

 Download the complete 2016 Public Accountability Statement.