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Views from our CEO

"Having a long-term positive impact for our Clients, colleagues, communities and climate means doing our part to drive change across Sun Life. We’re committed to being a Purpose-driven and sustainable company, one that cares for our Clients' financial security and health and the future of our planet."

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In conversation with our CSO

"Every business group at Sun Life now has accountability for sustainability. That responsibility is leading us to think differently about how we create impact, who we partner with, as well as new operational approaches that strive to be better for our Clients, employees, shareholders and society as a whole.”

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Sustainability Report – 2023 Performance

How we performed in 2023, including our actions to build a more sustainable future

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Explore our sustainability pillars

Financial security

We’re increasing financial security through innovative products and services, proactive education and improved access to and use of insurance and wealth products. 

Healthier lives

We offer Clients and employees products and tools to help them live healthier lives. We’re also improving access to health care and insurance, and investing in community health.

Sustainable investing

We manage assets with material environmental, social and governance factors embedded in our investment processes and invest our assets to support the transition to a low-carbon and more inclusive economy.

Climate change

Sun Life is committed to being part of the climate solution. We’re decarbonizing our business and engaging with our stakeholders to support the transition to a low-carbon economy. Meaningful climate action is essential to achieving our Purpose and ensuring the resiliency of our business.

Learn more about our approach to climate change

Trusted and responsible business

We aspire to be a responsibly-managed business that is Client-focused, competitive, forward-thinking and sustainable for the long term. From expanding our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, to ensuring our Clients and employees feel valued, we're building on our long-standing sustainability practices and achievements. 

Learn more about operating as a trusted and responsible business

Our stories of impact

Empowering Filipino educators to achieve greater financial security

The Sun Life Foundation is providing Filipino educators with the skills to better manage their daily spending habits and overcome debt.

Financing emergency shelters for women and families in the U.S.

Sun Life is addressing a critical need in our communities by financing two emergency shelters in the U.S.

Net zero by 2050: Sun Life’s climate journey

Doing our part to achieve net zero means driving climate action not only within our own operations, but also across our investments and the broader industries and economies in which we play a
key role.