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December 15, 2020

Sun Life and Portland Foreside break ground on new Portland waterfront development

Construction at the future site of the new Sun Life U.S. downtown Portland office has officially begun. Sun Life and subsidiary FullscopeRMS will occupy 77,000 square feet, the largest office...

December 08, 2020

Boston Celtics and Sun Life #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes raises $105,000 for YMCA of Greater Boston diabetes program

The dunks may have been from the 2019-20 NBA season, but Celtics fans engaged in real time on social media, raising $105,000 for the Greater Boston YMCA by using the hashtag #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes....

December 02, 2020

Leonardo Dionicio named a 2021 top Hispanic professional in IT by HITEC

Sun Life announced today that Leonardo Dionicio, vice president, Technology Foundation for Sun Life U.S., has been named to the HITEC 2021 100 list of the most influential and notable Hispanic...

November 20, 2020

Sun Life named a top ten employer by The Boston Globe's 2020 Top Places to Work

For the third year in a row, Sun Life U.S. has been named a Top Place to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe, making the top ten for the state's largest employers. Top Places to Work, which...

November 13, 2020

Sun Life awards grants to local organizations across the country to support community diabetes programs

In recognition of World Diabetes Day on November 14, Sun Life has announced the winners of the annual Team Up Against Diabetes grant program. Every year Sun Life U.S. supports five grassroots...

November 02, 2020

Sun Life partners with Noyo to expand data connectivity to leading HR benefits administration platforms

Sun Life has partnered with Noyo, a leading API (application programming interface) platform for improving the speed and accuracy of health insurance data exchange. Building on its digital...

October 29, 2020

Sun Life partners with PlanSource to deliver superior benefits experience with enhanced digital capabilities

Sun Life has partnered with PlanSource, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software, to amplify the benefits experience for HR leaders through streamlined and automated enrollment...

October 28, 2020

Boston Celtics and Sun Life go digital for seventh annual #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes, supporting YMCA of Greater Boston diabetes program

With basketball season looking a bit different this year, Sun Life and the Celtics have adjusted the annual #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes fundraising program to highlight some of the best Celtics dunks...

October 21, 2020

Sun Life to Acquire Majority Stake in Crescent Capital Group LP

A firm with close to 30 years experience in alternative credit investing to join SLC Management TORONTO, LOS ANGELES, and WELLESLEY, MA, Oct. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF)...

September 28, 2020

Sun Life and MGIS extend partnership offering specialized disability income protection to healthcare professionals

Sun Life U.S. and The MGIS Companies, Inc., a leading national insurance program manager, today announced a ten-year extension of their partnership serving the customized benefit needs of...

September 24, 2020

Sun Life engages with NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture to support voter and educational initiatives

As part of Sun Life's larger global efforts to combat racism and support organizations actively fighting for equality, Sun Life U.S. will be working with two organizations on the frontlines of...

September 21, 2020

Sun Life launches COVID-19 outbreak coverage and related products for self-funded employers

Sun Life U.S. has added three COVID-19 insurance products to its stop-loss offerings, including coverage for outbreaks, providing risk protection for self-funded employers if employees become...

September 16, 2020

Boston Celtics and Sun Life go virtual to connect with YMCA youth on health and wellness

When the pandemic began, Sun Life and the Celtics had to quickly pivot their annual Fit to Win youth fitness program to a virtual format to accommodate the shutdown and subsequent safety measures....

September 15, 2020

Sun Life named a best employer in Massachusetts on Forbes' 2020 Best-In-State Employers list

Forbes Media released its second annual Best-In-State employers list, including Sun Life on the Massachusetts company list. The survey was conducted on a rolling basis from October 2019 to May...

August 13, 2020

Sun Life makes in-person benefits enrollment a virtual reality

As benefits enrollment season approaches and the pandemic continues, insurance providers and employers need to evolve to ensure that all enrollment needs can be met while maintaining everyone's...

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