AF&PA Sustainability Awards
Resolute wins for leadership in energy efficiency and GHG emission reductions
In November 2019, Resolute won the 2019 American Forest & Paper Association’s Leadership in Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Large Company). The judges were particularly impressed that our concrete environmental actions allowed us to significantly improve energy efficiency as well as reduce scope 1 and 2 absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by an impressive 81% compared to 2000 levels.
Canada’s Clean50 and Clean16
Resolute President and CEO Yves Laflamme named Outstanding Contributor to Clean Capitalism
In October 2019, Yves Laflamme, Resolute’s president and chief executive officer, was named to Canada’s 2020 Clean50
and 2020 Clean16 for his contribution to sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada. In addition to initiating significant investments to help reduce the company’s 2018 absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 15% compared to 2017, Mr. Laflamme was recognized for championing an initiative to eliminate 1.7 million single-use plastic bottles across all of our operations and offices. Delta Management Group and the Clean50 awards program annually recognize 50 individuals or teams from 16 different categories for their accomplishments over the prior two years. As the leader in the Primary Resources category, Mr. Laflamme was also named to Canada’s 2020 Clean16.
Stevie Awards for Great Employers
Employer of the Year – Manufacturing (Bronze)
In September 2019, Resolute received a bronze Stevie® Award for Great Employers in the Employer of the Year – Manufacturing category. The company was recognized for its achievements in workplace attraction and retention, and for its efforts in creating an inclusive and diverse workforce. The awards program was established in 2016 to recognize the world’s best companies to work for and the human resource practices that help create and drive great workplaces.
CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program
Resolute recognized for sustainability leadership
In September 2019, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) recognized Resolute as an EcoConnexions Partner for the fourth consecutive year. The CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program celebrates customers and supply chain partners who demonstrate their dedication to sustainability initiatives, including emission reductions and energy efficiency.
Best in Biz Awards International
Environmental Program of the Year (Silver)
In August 2019, Best in Biz Awards International named Resolute a silver winner in the Environmental Program of the Year category. Winners in the 7th annual competition were judged by prominent editors and reporters across 11 countries from top-tier publications, including Forbes, The Globe and Mail, Wired and The New York Times. Close to 300 public and private companies from all sectors of the global economy and more than 30 countries competed in the program.