Financial security

Financial security

We aspire to increase the lifetime financial security of our Clients, employees and communities.

Financial security

We aspire to increase the lifetime financial security of our Clients, employees and communities.

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

Priority Sustainable Development Goal: #8 Decent work and economic growth.

Financial security: Material topic

The need to help people create more stable and resilient financial futures is growing. Young people struggle to enter or remain in the workforce. Economic challenges from a lack of access to financial services has continued to impact marginalized communities more than others1. Many people around the world remain underinsured or not insured at all, leaving them and their dependents financially vulnerable. Learn more about how we’re increasing financial security

Goal

  • Help Clients take positive financial actions to increase their financial security. We are working towards setting a target.

    On track – 1.4 million positive financial actions taken by Clients in Canada in 2021

Our stories of impact

Client spotlight: Demonstrating care in times of financial stress

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to financial difficulties for many people, including Sun Life Clients like Abraham. By being flexible and providing the right support, we’ve helped him and others through this incredibly challenging time. 

Learn more

1 Aria Florant, JP Julien, Shelley Stewart, Nina Yancy, and Jason Wright. “The case for accelerating financial inclusion in black communities”. 2020.