Awards and Recognition


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McMinn County APEX Awards
Environmental Steward of the Year – Calhoun
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.
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Workplace Safety North
Workplace Excellence – Thunder Bay Mill
In September 2018, our Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill received a Workplace Excellence Award from Workplace Safety North, an independent not-for-profit organization that provides province-wide ministry-approved workplace health and safety training and services for the mining and forest products industries, as well as for businesses across northern Ontario. The awards are presented to member companies who promote a strong safety culture through their ongoing commitment to preventing illness and injury, and to continuous improvement.
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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.
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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.
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MerComm ARC Awards International
Excellence in Annual Reporting
Resolute has earned two awards from the prestigious 2018 MerComm Annual Report Competition (ARC) for our 2017 Annual and Sustainability Report: bronze in the Chairman's/President's Letter category for sustainability reports in the Americas and Europe, and honors in the Specialized Annual Report category for sustainability reports. These awards recognize Resolute’s leadership in developing an annual report that includes both financial and sustainability information. MerComm’s Annual Report Competition is a globally recognized international competition honoring outstanding achievement in annual reporting.