Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards
Sustainable Forest Products
In April 2016, Resolute was recognized for being a champion of innovation and excellence in the forest products sector, representing The Americas category in this international competition and winning an Excellence in Sustainable Forest Products Award. In conferring this award, the judging panel highlighted Resolute’s leadership in several areas, including: 100% sustainable and responsible forest management certification and 100% chain of custody certification; world-class safety performance; ongoing reductions in environmental incidents; early adoption of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 framework; an impressive 70% greenhouse gas emission reduction since 2000; and continued expansion of consultative and commercial partnerships with Canada’s Aboriginal communities.
CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program Awards
Resolute wins new sustainability award for carbon reduction and energy efficiency
On March 29, 2016, Canadian National Railway (CN) recognized Resolute for its commitment toward an efficient and more sustainable future with a 2016 CN EcoConnexions Partnership Award. These awards are given annually to CN customers who are working to reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency across their supply chains through energy efficiency programs, sustainability policies, public reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), and through their modal shift to rail. CN planted 100,000 trees across Canada in 2016 to recognize the sustainability leadership of Resolute and its other EcoConnexions partners.
Tissue World Mill Award
Hialeah named ‘most energy-aware mill’
In March 2016, Resolute’s Hialeah (Florida) tissue operation was named ‘most energy-aware mill’ by Tissue World, which celebrates tissue production and mill innovation across North America. The annual award is given to mills whose energy reduction efforts and overall sustainability initiatives stand out.
Best in Biz Awards – North American Program
Most Socially or Environmentally Responsible Company of the Year
A second Best in Biz award for Resolute in 2015
On December 2, 2015, Resolute was awarded silver in the Best in Biz most socially or environmentally responsible company of the year category, to go along with the bronze we won in the same category (international program) a few months earlier. This award recognizes the company’s world-class safety performance, the certification of nearly all facility environmental management systems to ISO 14001, transparent sustainability reporting, innovative partnerships with Aboriginal peoples, community outreach, and reduction of environmental incidents. Best in Biz Awards are the only global business awards judged solely by members of the press and industry analysts.
Stevie Awards for Women in Business
Female Executive of the Year
Resolute’s Pascale Lagacé wins silver Stevie®
Pascale Lagacé, vice president, Environment and Climate Change, was honored with a silver Stevie award for Female Executive of the Year – Business Products (more than 2,500 employees) on November 13, 2015. The award recognizes her achievements in promoting sustainability, which include a significant drop in Resolute’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and environmental incidents, as well as the ISO 14001 certification of the environmental management systems in nearly all our facilities. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are among the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives and employees, and the organizations they run.