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Views from our CEO

"Being sustainability driven is a tremendous opportunity to nurture Client relationships and be innovative. It’s an opportunity to deepen credibility and go above and beyond to drive real progress."

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In conversation with our CSO

"We set measurable objectives in priority areas, built internal capabilities and embedded sustainability into more products and services. I’m excited about the momentum we’re building to power Sun Life’s sustainability ambition.”

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Sustainability Report – 2022 Performance

How we performed in 2022, 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 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. 

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Our stories of impact

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.

Helping fishing communities in the Philippines build financial resilience

The Sun Life Foundation is helping fishing families in remote communities build financial literacy and resilience against shifting environmental conditions.

Enabling Indigenous-owned power infrastructure

Sun Life supports 24 First Nation communities through financing electricity grid connections.