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We believe that incorporating quantifiable Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors and other less quantifiable non-financial risks into our investment policies will lead to strong financial results over the long term, and that our actions as an organization can have a positive impact on the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. Within our total return fixed income business, we are proud signatories to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)*. 

*Sun Life Capital Management (Canada) Inc. and Sun Life Capital Management (U.S.) LLC are signatories to the PRI.

Sustainable investing is more than ESG

Our sustainable investment program is ESG Plus; the “Plus” referring to our continued focus on ESG, our heightened awareness of non-financial risks beyond typical ESG factors, and our commitment to investing in the right opportunities to achieve higher returns.

Our Sustainable Investing Policy provides additional direction and guidance regarding SLC Management’s sustainable investing philosophy, principles, practices, and governance.

What’s up with ESG in Canada? Read our survey results from 50 institutional pension plans.

We surveyed decision-makers from 50 Canadian institutional pension plans about sustainable investing. While ESG issues remain a hot topic for discussion, not all plans are putting ESG talk into action.

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What’s up with ESG in Canada? Read our survey results from 50 institutional pension plans.

We surveyed decision-makers from 50 Canadian institutional pension plans about sustainable investing. While ESG issues remain a hot topic for discussion, not all plans are putting ESG talk into action.

Read the paper

BentallGreenOak 2020 Corporate Responsibility Summary

SLC Management’s real estate investment management advisor, BentallGreenOak, is drawing on its ESG principles to deliver value for institutional clients, tenants and the communities where we live, work and play. Learn more about what they are achieving to build a more sustainable world.

Read the paper

BentallGreenOak 2020 Corporate Responsibility Summary

SLC Management’s real estate investment management advisor, BentallGreenOak, is drawing on its ESG principles to deliver value for institutional clients, tenants and the communities where we live, work and play. Learn more about what they are achieving to build a more sustainable world.

Read the paper