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Views from our CEO

"We’ve made strides in tackling some of the most pressing environmental and social issues, while adding value to our business, and moving full steam ahead on our sustainability plans."

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In conversation with our CSO

"As Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), I’m inspired by the opportunity to bring sustainability to life in everything we do. It’s an exciting time for sustainability at Sun Life!"

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Sustainability Report – 2021 Performance

How we performed in 2021, 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 our Clients and employees products and tools to help them live healthier lives. We’re also improving access to insurance and investing in community health and thought leadership.

Sustainable investing

We manage capital with sustainability embedded in our investment processes and invest our assets to support the transition to a low-carbon and more inclusive economy.

Trusted and responsible business

We aspire to be a responsibly-managed business that is Client-focused, competitive, forward-thinking, financially and environmentally resilient, and sustainable for the long term. From tackling the climate crisis to expanding our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, we keep raising the bar for ourselves, building on our long standing sustainability practices and achievements. 

Learn more about operating as a trusted and responsible business

Our stories of impact

Sun Life Indigenous Commitments

It is important to recognize Canada’s history and work towards Indigenous reconciliation as outlined in the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #92. Read more about Sun Life commitments to Indigenous clients, colleagues, and communities. 

Meet the recipients of the Sun Life Team Up Against Diabetes grant program

Sun Life annually awards grants to organizations around the U.S. that help improve people's health and serve those living with or at-risk for diabetes. 

Supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy, one step at a time

Achieving CarbonNeutral® company certification for our global operations is one of the ways we’re taking climate action. As a company with operations across the world, the journey to get here didn’t happen overnight.