Forest Products Association of Canada Awards of Excellence
Industry Innovation Award; Skills Award for Indigenous Youth
On September 21, 2020, a Resolute employee and a former co-op student were recognized by the Forest Products Association of Canada's (FPAC) 2020 Awards of Excellence program. Bonny Wood, a process product engineer at our Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill, received the Industry Innovation Award for her leadership in the safe installation and start-up of our thermomechanical pulp biorefinery, which is developing innovative bioproducts derived from wood. Autumn Quenville, a member of the Whitesand First Nation and a former millwright co-op student at our Thunder Bay mill, received FPAC’s Skills Award for Indigenous Youth for her pursuit of a career in the forest products industry. The annual event celebrates the men and women who have made special contributions to strengthening Canada’s forest products sector and forest communities. FPAC presented the latter award in partnership with the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers.
International Business Awards – Stevies
Executive of the Year – Manufacturing; Achievement in Human Resources; Human Resources Department of the Year
On September 10, 2020, Resolute won three Stevie® Awards in The 2020 International Business Awards (IBAs) competition. Resolute President and Chief Executive Officer Yves Laflamme received a silver award in the Executive of the Year – Manufacturing category for his contributions to sustainability. The company also won bronze Stevies in the Achievement in Human Resources and Human Resources Department of the Year categories for its employee relations and recruitment programs. The 2020 IBAs received 3,800 entries from organizations in 63 nations, and the winners were determined by more than 250 executives worldwide.
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers
Recruiting or Talent Acquisition Team of the Year; Employer of the Year – Manufacturing; Achievement in Recruitment
On August 18, 2020, Resolute was recognized by The Stevie® Awards for Great Employers in three categories. The company won a silver Stevie in the Recruiting or Talent Acquisition Team of the Year category for our Human Resources department’s recruitment strategy. Resolute also won two bronze Stevies: one for Employer of the Year – Manufacturing and the other in the Achievement in Recruitment category for our Jobs Where You Grow campaign. The annual awards competition recognizes outstanding performance in the workplace worldwide. More than 700 nominations from organizations of all sizes were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of HR-related categories.
ARC Awards International
Excellence in annual reporting and transparency
On August 17, 2020, Resolute earned two awards from the prestigious 2020 MerComm Annual Report Competition (ARC) for our online sustainability reporting: bronze in the Chairman's Letter/Presentation category and honors in the Script/Writing category. A globally recognized international competition, the ARC Awards honor outstanding achievement in annual reporting. The competition is unique in that each annual report is judged against itself, based on its success in communicating its company's story. Judges come from around the globe, representing leaders in the fields of investor relations, writing, design and photography.
LACP Vision Awards
Resolute recognized for sustainability reporting
On August 2, 2020, Resolute won a gold Vision Award from the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP). The company was recognized in the ESG (environmental, social and governance) report competition for our 2018 sustainability reporting prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards sustainability reporting procedures defined by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). A global annual report competition, the Vision Awards provide a platform for communications professionals to demonstrate the value they are delivering to their organizations and clients. The 2019 competition drew one of the largest number of submissions ever, representing nearly 1,000 organizations from a broad range of industries.