Sun Life Receives 2021 Top Workplaces Award from Hartford Courant |


WELLESLEY, Mass. and WINDSOR, Connecticut, Sept. 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Sun Life US has received a Best Workplaces 2021 honored by Hartford Courant Top Workplaces, building on previous years of recognition by the Boston Globe and Better places to work United States. Based solely on employee survey data collected by Energage, Top Workplaces recognizes employers regionally and nationally. Sun Life has been named to the Boston Globe’s Best Workplaces list for three consecutive years, ranking in the top ten in 2020. Last year, Sun Life received the Best Workplace Award. United States and was named the state’s best employer in Massachusetts by Forbes.

“We are honored to receive the Top Workplace award from the Hartford Courant,” said Dan Fishbein, MD, President of Sun Life US “We are firmly committed to supporting our employees and making Sun Life a great place to work, but nothing has been a challenge like the past 18 months. balance and focus on employee communications, we’ve seen unprecedented levels of productivity and employee engagement while ensuring that everyone can stay healthy and safe while working at residence. “

During the pandemic, Sun Life employees were able to switch to working from home overnight. Senior executives at Sun Life made a “Commitment to flexibility“at the onset of the pandemic, encouraging employees to move away from the computer to run errands, spend time with their children, or just walk the dog. In the summer of 2020, the company worked with Boston Children’s Museum to create a virtual summer camp for employee children while many summer camps and daycares were still closed. In the fall, Sun Life rolled out “Flexibility 2.0”, which provided additional flexibility for parents and caregivers who did not have their usual support.

Sun Life has further stepped up its focus on flexibility, announcing this year that when offices fully reopen, all employees will be able to decide for themselves whether they work from the office or from home each day.

“At Sun Life, we understand that what’s good for employees is good for business,” said Tammi Wortham, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Sun Life US “We have learned during this pandemic that our employees thrive when they have a better work / life balance and the support of their employer, so we take that lesson and reimagine the way we believe that a Top Workplace evolves and adapts, which allows us to support our employees while still meeting the needs of our customers.

In addition to extensive employee programs during the pandemic, Sun Life is committed to a new approach to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I). In 2020, the company creates Allies acting for change, a group of employees serving as an extension of senior management focused on assessing and making recommendations to strengthen DE&I in hiring, career development and employee training practices. The actions of the group have resulted in an increased diversity of new candidates and the development of clear performance expectations for inclusive and anti-racist behaviors from leaders and all employees.

In 2020, Sun Life also launched paid family and medical leave, offering fully paid leave with ample time for caregivers as well as new parents and those recovering from their own illness or injury.

Sun Life is listed on the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, consistently earns 100% of the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, and was voted Best Company to Work For by from Ingram Magazine in 2020. Click here to learn more about Sun Life’s community awards and partnerships.

About Sun Life

Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and businesses. Sun Life operates in a number of markets around the world, including Canada, United States, the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong, The Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of June 30, 2021, Sun Life had total assets under management of $ 1.36 trillion. For more information, please visit

Sun Life Financial Inc. traded on the Toronto (TSX), new York (NYSE) and Philippine Stock Exchanges (PSE) under the symbol SLF.

In United States, Sun Life is one of the largest providers of group insurance, serving more than 55,000 employers in small, medium and large workplaces across the country. Sun Life’s extensive portfolio of insurance products and services in the United States includes disability, absence management, life insurance, dental care, vision care, voluntary insurance, medical care complementary health and health insurance. Sun Life and its affiliates in the US asset management business employ approximately 5,500 people. Group insurance policies are issued by Sun Life, the life assurance company of Canada (Wellesley Hills, Mass.), except in new York, when the policies are issued by Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (US) (Lansing, Mich.). For more information, please visit

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Energage is a goal-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Drawing on 14 years of research into the culture and results of 23 million employees surveyed in more than 70,000 organizations, Energage provides the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analysis tools and expert advice, Energage customers lead the competition with a committed workforce and the opportunity to be recognized for their approach. of people-centered culture. For more information or to suggest your organization, visit Where

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