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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Forest Products Association of Canada Awards of Excellence
Two Resolute employees honored for contributions to forest products sector
On September 20, 2021, two Resolute employees were recognized by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) Awards of Excellence program. Recently retired Marc Bédard, our former vice president of forestry who spent his entire 35-year career with Resolute and its predecessor companies, received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, while Nikki Stein, a superintendent at our Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill, received a Rising Star Award. The annual event celebrates the women and men who help strengthen Canada’s forest products sector and forest communities.
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Business Intelligence Group Sustainability Awards
Sustainability Leadership Award; Sustainability Initiative of the Year
On September 7, 2021, Resolute won two Business Intelligence Group (BIG) 2021 Sustainability Awards. The company won a Sustainability Leadership Award for taking bold climate action as well as a Sustainability Initiative of the Year Award for managing the resources in our care with the highest respect. The annual awards program honors those who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice. BIG’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.
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The Stevie Awards for Great Employers
Achievement in Workplace Safety and Compliance (gold)
On August 30, 2021, Resolute was recognized by The Stevie® Awards for Great Employers with a gold in the Achievement in Workplace Safety and Compliance category for our 2020 world-class safety performance. The annual business awards competition recognizes the world’s best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create and drive great places to work. Over 950 nominations from organizations of all sizes in 29 countries were submitted in a range of HR-related categories, and more than 70 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process.
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International Business Awards – Stevies
Health, Safety & Environment Program of the Year; Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year; Company of the Year – Manufacturing (Large)
On August 16, 2021, Resolute won three Stevie® Awards in the 18th Annual International Business Awards® (IBAs) competition. The company won gold for the Health, Safety & Environment Program of the Year (Canada and the U.S.A.); silver for the Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year (Canada and the U.S.A.); and bronze in the category of Company of the Year – Manufacturing (Large). The 2021 IBAs received over 3,800 entries from organizations in 65 nations, and the winners were determined by more than 300 professionals worldwide.
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ARC Awards International
Excellence in Annual Sustainability Reporting
On August 11, 2021, at the MerComm International Annual Report Competition – the ARC Awards – Resolute received honors for our online sustainability reporting in the script/writing category. The ARC Awards are the world's largest international competition recognizing excellence in annual reporting. They are open to corporations, small companies, government agencies and non-profits involved in producing annual reports. Judges from around the globe represent leaders in the fields of investor relations, writing, design and photography.