At Sun Life, we’re committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment, where all of our people can contribute to their full potential. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our Clients, our colleagues and the communities where we operate. Our success depends on it.
We take pride in our inclusive environment that not only supports our Employees in all their diversity but also reflects our Clients and communities, allowing us to better serve their unique cultures and needs.
Committing to diversity, equity and inclusion is the responsible thing to do, but it’s much more than that – it helps our Clients, colleagues and communities shine, it leads to innovation, collaboration and high performance, and it will continue to be a longstanding value at Sun Life.
Sun Life’s enterprise strategy for diversity, equity and inclusion is focused on our Clients, Colleagues and Communities, and outlines our commitments toward specific goals by 2025. The strategy is built on three pillars: Learning, Building, and Leading.
Learn more about our commitments and activities in our first-ever DE&I Strategy Statement:
It’s important to us that we commit to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workforce in a variety of ways:
Adopting and embracing inclusion:
At Sun Life we strive to provide products and services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. We are committed to giving persons with disabilities the same opportunity to access our products and services and allowing them to benefit from the same services, in the same place and in a similar way as other Clients. This includes making our websites usable by and functional for persons of all abilities. We are also committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, and we will meet applicable legislative requirements for preventing and removing barriers.
At Sun Life we recognize the diversity of our marketplace and encourage the inclusion of diverse suppliers as part of our competitive bidding process. We strive to provide equal opportunities and access to qualified diverse suppliers, while maintaining our high standards of quality, service and information security. Our mission is to promote the visibility and use of diverse suppliers across Sun Life’s North American supply base, and to support the communities in which we operate through a diversified supplier community.