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.

2021 Edison Award Silver
Edison Awards
Manufacturing Logistics & Transportation
On April 22, 2021, Resolute was named the silver winner of the 2021 Edison Awards in the Manufacturing, Logistics & Transportation category for its thermomechanical pulp (TMP) biorefinery in Thunder Bay (Ontario). In partnership with FPInnovations, Resolute’s TMP-Bio plant is transforming wood-based chemicals into innovative commercial products to advance North America’s bioeconomy.  Named after Thomas Alva Edison, the Edison Awards recognize and honor innovative products, services and business leaders from around the world.
BIG Excellence in Customer Service Awards
Organization of the Year (Large Company)
On April 20, 2021, Resolute was named an organization of the year (large company) in the Business Intelligence Group’s (BIG) 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Awards. We were recognized for product innovation and customer service in our tissue segment. BIG’s annual customer service awards program recognizes companies that go above and beyond in product innovation and differentiated levels of customer service. Nominations from across the globe were judged by a select group of business leaders and executives.
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LACP Vision Awards
ESG and Sustainability Reporting
On February 24, 2021, Resolute won two gold awards at the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) 2019/20 Vision Awards annual report competition. The company was recognized in both the ESG (environmental, social and governance) report category and the sustainability report category for our 2019 sustainability reporting, prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s GRI Standards. The Vision Awards provide a platform for communications professionals worldwide to demonstrate the value they are delivering to their organizations and clients. The 2019/20 competition drew more than 6,000 entries from two dozen countries.
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Canada's Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders
Resolute makes list for the tenth year in a row
On January 14, 2021, for the tenth consecutive year, Resolute was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders by Research Infosource Inc. In 2020, Resolute announced plans to build a commercial plant to produce cellulose filaments, as well as a third expansion at Toundra Greenhouse, a cucumber-growing complex in which the company holds a 49% interest, demonstrating Resolute’s leadership in innovative development and the shift toward a circular bioeconomy.
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ADRIQ Innovation Awards
On November 19, 2020, Resolute, in partnership with FPInnovations and Performance BioFilaments, won a Partnership award at the annual ADRIQ (Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l'innovation du Québec) Innovation Awards gala. Nominated alongside ten other organizations in the category, Resolute was recognized for its commercial plant specializing in the production of cellulose filaments at the Kénogami (Quebec) paper mill. The ADRIQ’s awards competition has been celebrating the innovation of businesses and organizations for 30 years, and is considered one of the most prestigious in Quebec.