Awards and Recognition

Resolute Forest Products has received regional, North American and global recognition for its leadership in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development, as well as for its business practices. Here are the awards we won over the past year alone.


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Pulp & Paper Canada
Top 10 Under 40
In June 2022, Ashleigh Marchl, environment, health and safety manager at Resolute’s Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill, was named to Pulp & Paper Canada’s 2022 Top 10 Under 40 list. Ashleigh was recognized for playing a vital role in spearheading innovative waste diversion projects, most notably repurposing the mill’s boiler ash and creating beneficial uses for byproducts. The annual program celebrates the next generation of leaders in Canada’s pulp and paper sector by recognizing the leadership and achievements of workers under 40 years old.
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Québec Forest Industry Council
Recognition Award
On June 16, 2022, Resolute’s former president and chief executive officer, Yves Laflamme, received the Recognition Award from the Québec Forest Industry Council (QFIC). Mr. Laflamme was recognized as a builder who has contributed significantly to the development and influence of the forest industry in the province.
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Pulp & Paper Canada
Safest Mills in Canada
On May 3, 2022, Resolute’s Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill was included on Pulp & Paper Canada’s list of the safest mills in Canada for 2021, placing first in category A (over 80,000 worker hours per month). The annual contest, based on total recordable incidents, has been recognizing the outstanding safety records of participating mills since 1926.
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BIG Excellence in Customer Service Awards
Organization of the Year (Medium Company)
On April 12, 2022, Resolute was named an organization of the year (medium company) at the Business Intelligence Group’s (BIG) 2022 Excellence in Customer Service Awards. The company was recognized for tracking customer satisfaction key performance indicators (KPIs) in its pulp, paper and tissue segments. BIG’s annual awards program recognizes companies connecting with consumers and providing a differentiated level of customer service. Nominations from across the globe were judged by a select group of business leaders and executives.
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Astrid Awards
Resolute recognized for sustainability and ESG reporting
On April 11, 2022, Resolute won a silver Astrid Award for its sustainability and ESG (environmental, social and governance) reporting in the Annual Reports – Specialized – Print: Environmental, Social and Governance Report category. Entries were judged by an international panel of design professionals on the basis of concept creativity, clarity and production quality. Sponsored by MerComm, a global independent awards organization dedicated to defining the standards of excellence in corporate communications, the Astrids annually celebrate the best in international design communications.