Sun Life

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sun Life doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Sun Life has a DitchCarbon Score of 61, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would signify even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon emissions.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Sun Life operates in the finance sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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Sun Life operates in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
10.17%

...this company is doing 10.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Sun Life Financial, founded in 1865 in Sedgemoor, operates within the finance sector as a prominent provider of insurance and investment solutions. The company has established a global presence with significant operations in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Indonesia. With over 15,000 employees and 12,000 advisors, Sun Life is committed to assisting clients in achieving lifelong financial security.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Sun Life

Sun Life should establish science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and enhance transparency in reporting their progress, while also encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.

Bad news, Sun Life hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Sun Life has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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