Recognition and partnerships

We’re proud to be recognized in our communities as a top employer.

We’re proud to be recognized in our communities as a top employer.

Recognition

Sun Life U.S. is routinely recognized as a top employer for our inclusive culture and the work we do to support our communities.

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  • Recognized by USA Today and Energage as a Top Workplace USA Employer in 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.
    • Sun Life U.S. has also been recognized by Energage with Culture Excellence Awards in the following categories:
    • Financial Services – 2021, 2022; Compensation & Benefits – 2022; DE&I Practices – 2022 ; Employee Appreciation – 2021, 2022; Employee Well-Being – 2021, 2022; Innovation – 2022 ; Leadership – 2022 ; Professional Development – 2022; Purpose & Values – 2022 ; Work-Life Flexibility – 2021, 2022
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  • Recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Large Employers  in 2024.
  • Recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Corporate Leadership Award from the Roxbury YMCA Board of Advisors for the work our Black Excellence Alliance (previously Cross Cultural Continuum) Inclusion Network for their community support work in 2016 and 2024.
  • Recognized by Forbes as a World’s Top Company for Women in 2023.
  • Recognized by TIME as one of the Best Companies for Future Leaders in 2023.
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  • Named to the #GirlsClub Top 25 Companies Where Women Want to Work in 2022 and 2023. 
  • Recognized by The Baltimore Sun as a Top Place to Work in 2023.
  • Recognized by The Boston Globe as a “Top Place to Work in Massachusetts” in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
  • Recipient of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Workplace Equality” in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018,2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.
    • Sun Life has also participated in numerous federal appellate amicus (friend of the court) briefs filed by employers in support of same sex marriage.
  • Certified as a Great Place to Work December 2001 – December 2022, November 2022 – November 2023, December 2023 – December 2024.
  • Recognized by the Boston Business Journal as one of the top Charitable Contributors in Massachusetts in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
  • Recognized by The Hartford Courant as a Top Workplaces in Connecticut Employer in 2021,  2022 and 2023.
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  • Recognized by Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in 2023.
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  • Named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
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  • Recognized by Corporate Knights as one of the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Recognized as one of Pensions & Investments’ "Best Places to Work in Money Management" in 2020 and 2021. Recognized as one of Pensions & Investments’ "Best Places to Work in Money Management" in 2020 and 2021.
  • Recognized as one of Pensions & Investments’ "Best Places to Work in Money Management" in 2020 and 2021.
  • Recognized by the National Partnership for Women & Families as a company that is leading on leave in 2021.
  • Recognized by Ingram’s Magazine as a “Best Company to Work for in Kansas City” in 2020
  • Recognized by Forbes as a "Best Employer in Massachusetts" in 2020

Learn more about our Corporate Awards and recognition

Partnerships

We proudly support a number of community-based programs to improve the lives of individuals and families where we all live and work.

  • 20/20 Leadership
  • 2020 Women on Boards
  • AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Asha-Jyothi
  • Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK)
  • BelongTo
  • Bentley University Center for Women and Business
  • Bentley University FirstGen Presidential Fellow (FPF) program
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
  • Boston Talent Compact/Boston Women’s Workforce Council 
  • Bottom Line
  • Cristo Rey Kansas City High School
  • EqualityMaine
  • GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)
  • Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
  • Hispanic Development Fund
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • International Association of Black Actuaries
  • Louis Brown Peace Institute
  • Milan Cultural Association
  • NAAAP Boston
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
  • National Partnership for Women and Families
  • New England Center for Children
  • NourishKC
  • Roxbury YMCA
  • Spurwink
  • St Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • STRIVE
  • Telugu Association of Greater Kansas City
  • The Roux Institute at Northeastern University
  • The Whole Person
  • Transgender Law Center
  • United Way 
  • Waterford Institute of Technology
  • YMCA Boston

Group insurance policies are underwritten by Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Wellesley Hills, MA) in all states, except New York. In New York group insurance policies are issued by Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, MI). Product offerings may not be available in all states and may vary depending on state laws and regulations.

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