Social responsibility isn’t just good practice, it’s good business

We believe our greatest contribution to society is the products and services we provide, which help people achieve their goals at every stage of their lives. As part of that societal commitment, we also strive to make meaningful impacts in other ways: by operating our business responsibly, and by investing in organizations that empower people on their journey to overall well-being.

 


We believe good health and financial wellness are essential ingredients to overall well-being, and we want to help motivate people to make healthier choices - for themselves and their future.

Learn more about how we support the economic, environmental and social well-being of our customers, employees and communities across our operations.

Boston Marathon

For more than 30 years, John Hancock has served as the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon-- a historic race that brings together runners, volunteers, and spectators from across the globe in a world class demonstration of perseverance, dedication, and community.

 

Financial Empowerment

We champion opportunity by empowering people to gain the knowledge, skills and experiences they will need to succeed in today's economy.

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Healthy Living

We help people in their pursuit of living longer healthier lives and focus our efforts on prevention and motivation.

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Giving Back

Everyday actions have the power to become moments that matter. Our employees embody this idea and are the foundation for creating meaningful partnerships throughout our community.

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Our Stories

ETP runners Make It Their Moment
ETP runners Make It Their Moment

John Hancock employees share the moments that will lead them to Hopkinton on Marathon Monday.

From Scream Tunnel to Start Line
From Scream Tunnel to Start Line

Having cheered runners on from the Wellesley Scream Tunnel throughout her four years in college, Meghan Peterson is looking forward to reaching mile 13 on Marathon Monday and the moment when she sees her sister, Courtney whom she is running for.

Make It Your Moment
Make It Your Moment

The 26.2 miles of the Boston Marathon are marked by inspiring moments from days gone by, paving the way for all of those yet to come.

Run Safe. Be Smart. #BeBoston
Run Safe. Be Smart. #BeBoston

Prioritize your safety when planning the next long run.

Put insomnia to bed: 8 strategies for better sleep
Put insomnia to bed: 8 strategies for better sleep

“You snooze, you lose,” goes the old saying, but when you don’t get enough sleep, nobody wins. We get more irritable, stressed and are more prone to getting sick.

5 Strategies For Fitter Kids
5 Strategies For Fitter Kids

Kids need exercise. That’s probably not news to you – recent studies out of the U.S., Europe and Asia have shown that childhood obesity is on the rise. But when TVs and tablets beckon, how do we get kids moving?

Profile in Courage Contest Winners: Where Are They Now?
Profile in Courage Contest Winners: Where Are They Now?

We had the chance to interview Michael Sloyer, 2003 contest winner, and see what he’s been up to since writing his winning essay twelve years ago.

MLK Summer Scholars: Find Your Voice, Change the World
MLK Summer Scholars: Find Your Voice, Change the World

Now in its eighth year, John Hancock’s MLK Summer Scholars program annually provides more than 600 Boston teens with meaningful work experience at non-profit organizations throughout the city.