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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CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program
Resolute recognized for reducing carbon and environmental footprint

On May 10, 2021, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) recognized Resolute as a CN EcoConnexions Partner for the company’s sustainable business practices. The program celebrates customers and supply chain partners who are committed to reducing their environmental footprint and being part of the climate solution. Resolute was one of 55 companies in North America acknowledged for its efforts.

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United Way of Thunder Bay
Corporate Leader Award
On May 10, 2021, the United Way of Thunder Bay recognized Resolute with a diamond award, the organization’s highest honor for corporate partners, in recognition of the company’s donations to the United Way’s Recover 2020 campaign. The Corporate Leader Award Program is based on a total annual corporate gift (monetary, in-kind, sponsorship), with the diamond award recognizing gifts of $40,000 or more. Resolute’s contribution helped the United Way and its community partners provide emergency food, clothing, shelter, hygiene kits, baby supplies and more to the most vulnerable.
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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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Pulp & Paper Canada
Safest Mills in Canada
On April 15, 2021, four Resolute mills were included on Pulp & Paper Canada’s list of the safest mills in Canada for 2020. Our Alma, Dolbeau and Clermont paper mills, all located in Quebec, placed first, second and fourth, respectively, in category C (less than 50,000 worker hours per month), while our Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill placed second in category A (over 80,000 worker hours per month). Pulp & Paper Canada has benchmarked mills according to their safety records in an annual ranking since 1926.