Sun Life Financial named as one of the 2013 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
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Sun Life is one of 10 Canadian companies across all industry sectors to make the Global 100, and this is the seventh year that the company has appeared on the list.
"At Sun Life, sustainability means having the ability to assure our customers, employees, distributors, shareholders and communities that we are in business for the long term," said
"Sun Life is proud to be among the Global 100, which validates the work we are doing to make life brighter for generations to come," De Paoli said. "People are increasingly seeking to work for and do business with companies that are aligned with their values, and Sun Life's inclusion in the Global 100 affirms to our stakeholders that we are focused on the issues that matter to them."
In the last year, Sun Life has been reducing energy consumption in its offices and data centre; building on its long-standing leadership in the Canadian financial services industry by continuing to invest in clean and renewable energy projects; strengthening reporting of its broader sustainability performance; and joining networks of like-minded organizations focused on advancing sustainability goals.
The Global 100 list was announced today by
In addition to its Global 100 ranking, Sun Life is ranked first out of 244 companies in the Globe and Mail's eleventh annual review of corporate governance practices in
Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.