Definity is guided by our purpose — building a better world by helping our clients and communities adapt and thrive. We strive to use the power of our business to create positive change for our environment, our people, and our communities, now and in the future. Since writing our first insurance policy through the Economical Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Berlin in 1871, we’ve always been neighbours helping neighbours.

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Our commitment

Our environment

As a responsible corporate citizen, we embrace environmental sustainability. We take an active role in managing environmental risks and making informed decisions to protect our environment.

Environment & climate change

Our people

We foster a culture of accountability, empowerment, and collaboration. Our commitment is to offer an innovative, high-performing, and inclusive workplace.

Diversity & inclusion

Our communities

We invest in the well-being of our communities to create measurable social impact. Our commitment to building strong communities both inside and outside our company supports equal access to opportunities and development.

Community involvement

Our principles

Act sustainably

We prioritize sustainability considerations, especially those that have the greatest impact. “Do the right thing” is embedded throughout our business, guiding our decisions and informing our actions.

Activate employees

We lead by example to create meaningful engagement across our organization. We are authentic and embody our company values through an involved and diverse culture.

Inspire positive change

We drive action and impact through longstanding relationships in our communities that are built on trust. We act as an involved and respectful corporate citizen and encourage our stakeholders to do the same.

ESG Governance

The proactive management of material environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues is an important element of our corporate strategy that we expect to create long-term value for all of our stakeholders.

Our Board of Directors maintains oversight of our ESG strategy. Our Executive Leadership Team strives to ensure that the appropriate ESG factors are embedded into Definity’s corporate strategy and that key risks and opportunities are managed effectively. The ELT is supported by a cross-functional executive-level ESG Steering Committee, chaired by the Senior Vice-President, Legal and Strategy, which oversees the company’s ESG strategies and execution. A dedicated ESG function within our Corporate Strategy group provides day-to-day oversight and support to our business lines and corporate functions. A cross-functional ESG Working Group provides further support for the implementation of Definity’s ESG priorities.