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Sun Life executive wins Benefits Canada’s volunteer award
Kevin Press, Assistant Vice-President, Canadian Marketing, was honoured as Benefits Canada magazine’s Volunteer of the Year. The award recognizes Kevin’s ongoing volunteer service and contributions to the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute (CPBI). CPBI, a national not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to education and networking in the areas of pensions, employee benefits and investments. Kevin is currently chair of CPBI’s national board of directors.
Read more about the award.
Sun Life Financial Philippines wins "best insurance website"
Sun Life Financial Philippines has won a 2010 DigitalFilipino.com Web Award as "best insurance website" for www.sunlife.com.ph. Digital Filipino monitors Filipino-hosted websites for best practices and bases the awards on standards for search engine competitiveness, website traffic stickiness, outstanding technical performance and social media engagement.
Read more about the DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards.
Sun Life recognized for corporate governance practices
The Globe and Mail's 9th annual review of corporate governance practices in Canada has ranked Sun Life #5 out of 187 companies. The scores were calculated based on questions about board composition, compensation, shareholder rights and disclosure.
Sun Life wins awards for marketing and communications materials
Sun Life has earned multiple awards in Canada and the U.S. for a variety of our marketing and communications materials. Recent awards include:
- Best of Show, Insurance and Financial Communicators Association (I.F.C.A.). The I.F.C.A. annually recognizes companies in the insurance and financial services field for producing the best in marketing and communications materials based on creativity, design and writing.
- Stevie winner and finalist, American Business Awards. Considered one of the premier awards in the U.S. business world, the "Stevies" honour the achievements and contributions of organizations and their people.
- Award of Excellence, Insurance Marketing and Communications Association (I.M.C.A.). Sun Life was recognized with 2 awards, in the categories Internal Corporate Communications and Marketing Communications.
CIMB Sun Life wins "Best New Company of the Year"
CIMB Sun Life has won a Stevie® Award as Best New Company of the Year from The 2010 International Business AwardsSM. Considered the business world's premier award, the Stevie honours outstanding performance by an organization and its employees. CIMB Sun Life, which became fully operational in only a 4-month time frame, was recognized for its initial comprehensive product offering, shareholders' commitment to the company, multiple channel approach and continued rapid growth.
Read more about the Stevie Awards.
Sun Life recognized for sustainability initiatives
The Globe and Mail Report on Business Report on Corporate Responsibility has ranked Sun Life # 5, the highest among financial services companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange 60. Sun Life has also been recognized as one of the Corporate Knights Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. For the second consecutive year, Sun Life has been named one of Jantzi-Macleans 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies in Canada. Each of the rankings is based on measurements of a company's environmental, governance and social practices.
Read more about Sun Life’s corporate responsibility programs.
Sun Life wins most trusted brand award in Canada
The 2010 Reader's Digest Trusted Brand consumer survey named Sun Life the “Most Trusted Life Insurance Company” in Canada. Product quality, customer service and brand experience scored high among poll respondents who chose Sun Life as their most trusted brand of life insurance.
Read more about the awards.
Sun Life named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
Sun Life has been selected as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.
The Global 100 is derived from an initial list of 3,000 corporations from 24 countries. The final Global 100 list identifies the 100 corporations which have been most proactive in managing environmental, social and governance issues. Sun Life is the only North American insurance company and one of only 9 Canadian corporations across all industries named to the list.
Read more about Sun Life's corporate responsibility programs.
Sun Life wins DALBAR service award
The U.S. division of Sun Life received its fifth consecutive DALBAR Financial Intermediary Post-Sale Service Award for 2009. The award identifies Sun Life as a service leader in the financial services industry and recognizes our commitment to our customers. DALBAR, a U.S. financial services market research and consulting firm, annually honours companies that exceed industry standards in post-sale servicing.
Read more about the DALBAR Awards.