Sun Life Becomes a Sustaining Member of the RIA

February 27th, 2024

February 27th, 2024 – Toronto – The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) is pleased to announce that Sun Life has become a Sustaining Member of the RIA.

“We are excited to welcome Sun Life as a Sustaining Member of the Responsible Investment Association,” said Patricia Fletcher, Chief Executive Officer of the RIA. “Our partnership continues to strengthen, and we look forward to collaborating more closely towards our shared goal of a more sustainable future.”

The RIA is Canada’s industry association dedicated to advancing responsible investment, which refers to the incorporation of ESG factors into the selection and management of investments. RIA Sustaining Members play a critical role in advancing responsible investment in Canada, providing leadership and a stable funding base to support the operations of the RIA.

“At Sun Life, being sustainability-driven is central to our Purpose of helping Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives,” said Adelina Romanelli, Director, Responsible Investing, Sun Life Global Investments. “As a global financial services company, we’re striving to create positive impact for our Clients, communities, and our planet. Sun Life is committed to advancing responsible investing and contributing to the transition to a low-carbon and more inclusive economy. We’re pleased to partner with the RIA as a Sustaining Member to drive progress and build a brighter future, together.”

About Responsible Investment Association
The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) is Canada’s membership association for Responsible Investment (RI). Members include mutual fund companies, financial institutions, asset management firms, advisors, consultants, investment research firms, asset owners, individual investors and others interested in RI. Our members believe that the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the selection and management of investments can provide superior risk adjusted returns and positive societal impact.

About Sun Life
Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing asset management, wealth, insurance and health solutions to individual and institutional Clients. Sun Life has operations in a number of 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 December 31, 2023, Sun Life had total assets under management of $1.40 trillion. For more information, please visit

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

SLGI Asset Management Inc. is the investment manager of the Sun Life family of mutual funds. Sun Life Global Investments is a trade name of SLGI Asset Management Inc., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and Sun Life Financial Trust Inc. all of which are members of the Sun Life group of companies.

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