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.
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.
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.
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.