Order of Forestry Engineers of Quebec
Resolute forester Serge Gosselin honored with prestigious Medal of the Order
On October 18, 2018, Serge Gosselin, Resolute’s recently retired director of forestry for the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, received the Medal of the Order of Forestry Engineers of Quebec. The honor is awarded each year to a forester whose achievements throughout his/her career have contributed to the advancement of the profession. Serge was among the first foresters to contribute to the enactment of caribou conservation measures in Quebec’s Charlevoix region in the 1990s. During the early 2000s, he worked with his team and wildlife experts to develop an innovative approach to harvest scheduling that would preserve important caribou habitat in the Saguenay region.
Business Intelligence Group Awards for Business
Green Company of the Year; Green Product of the Year
On October 3, 2018, Resolute earned two Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Awards for Business for 2018: the Green Company of the Year Award and the Green Product of the Year Award – both in the Manufacturing category. The Green Company of the Year Award recognizes our business and sustainability strategies, which are focused on improving the energy efficiency of our operations and producing renewable energy, as well as reducing waste and our reliance on fossil fuels. Our Green Heritage® recycled tissue line was selected as the Green Product of the Year.
McMinn County APEX Awards
Environmental Steward of the Year
On September 20, 2018, our Calhoun pulp, paper and tissue mill was presented with an APEX Environmental Steward of the Year Award for 2018 by the McMinn County Economic Development Authority. The award recognizes successful environmental practices and conservation measures by industrial corporate citizens in McMinn County, Tennessee. Calhoun was chosen for having significantly improved its energy efficiency, reduced its carbon footprint and increased its use of lower carbon fuels.
CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program
Resolute recognized for sustainability leadership
On August 23, 2018, Canadian National Railway (CN) recognized Resolute as an EcoConnexions Partner for the third year in a row. The CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program celebrates companies that share CN’s commitment to sustainable business practices and that are working to reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency. Since the launch of the program, CN has planted over 310,000 trees in Canada and the United States on behalf of its EcoConnexions Partners.
Stevie International Business Awards
Health, Safety and Environment Program of the Year (U.S. and Canada); Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year (U.S. and Canada); Communications or PR Campaign of the Year – Community Relations (international)
On August 9, 2018, Resolute won three 2018 Stevies® from the International Business Awards® (IBA), including gold for Health, Safety and Environment Program of the Year for all of the United States and Canada for the second year in a row. Resolute also received a silver Stevie in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year (U.S. and Canada), in recognition of our lumber donations and support of relief efforts for hurricane victims, and a bronze Stevie in the Communications or PR Campaign of the Year – Community Relations category (international) for our many partnerships with First Nations communities. The IBAs are an international, all-encompassing business awards program recognizing outstanding performance in the workplace.