Video: "Sun Life Financial is honoured to be viewed as a leading corporate citizen," says Phil Gillin, Senior Managing Director, Head of Canadian Property Investment, Sun Life Financial.
TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial is pleased to be named
to the 2013 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada ranking by Corporate
Knights. It's the eighth time in 12 years that Sun Life has been named
to the list. The Best 50 Corporate Citizens recognizes Sun Life as one
of the country's top companies across resource, employee and financial
management - which are critical elements of Sun Life's focus on
"We're honoured to be viewed as a leading corporate citizen," says Phil Gillin [VIDEO], Senior Managing Director, Head of Canadian Property Investment, Sun
Life Financial. "We're committed to operating as a sustainable company;
that means taking accountability for our interactions with the
environment, contributing to communities where we live and work, and
developing high-performing employees focused on nurturing enduring
Sun Life is one of only three insurers on the Best 50 Corporate Citizens
this year. Key factors that contributed to Sun Life's recognition
included leadership diversity and linking compensation with talent
management and customer satisfaction - which align with Sun Life's
priorities to create a high performance culture, intensify customer
focus and improve productivity. For more complete information about the
methodology, visit www.corporateknights.com.
Sun Life and sustainability
In addition to the Best 50 Corporate Citizens ranking, Sun Life is the
only North American insurance company on the Corporate Knights 2013
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. Making life brighter [INFOGRAPHIC] through sustainable endeavours is at the very heart of helping people
achieve lifetime financial security and ensuring Sun Life delivers
value to its stakeholders.
Making life brighter through sustainable business practices, to Sun
Fighting diseases, like diabetes, and improving health around the world;
Giving back to the community by supporting social services, providing disaster
relief and encouraging volunteerism among Sun Life's employees;
Working with environmentally sustainable organizations and like-minded companies to advance the importance of
sustainability within Sun Life's operations and, ultimately, the world;
Making responsible, sustainable investments to contribute to the Canadian and global economies.
To find out more about Sun Life's commitment to making life brighter,
please visit Sun Life's Public Accountability and Sustainability Report.
Sun Life Financial is the "Most Trusted Life Insurance Company" in
Canada, according to the 2013 Reader's Digest Trusted Brand consumer
survey. Sun Life was also listed, once again, on the 2012 FTSE4Good
Index as well as on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services
organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth
accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate
customers. Sun Life Financial and its partners have operations in key
markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United
Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India,
China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of March
31, 2013 the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets
under management of $571 billion. For more information please visit www.sunlife.com.
Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and
Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.
Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.
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SOURCE: Sun Life Financial Inc.
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