Mercury Excellence Awards
Resolute takes top writing honor for letter to shareholders
In February 2019, Resolute’s 2017 Annual and Sustainability Report won gold, silver and bronze in the international Mercury Excellence Awards competition, which honor outstanding achievement in professional communications. Our Letter from the Chairman and the President and Chief Executive Officer won gold in the Chairman’s Letter category for its clarity, creativity and impact. In addition to providing an overview of Resolute’s financial and operational performance, the letter highlights the company’s rewarding corporate culture, sustainability leadership and advocacy work on behalf of our operating communities and business partners. Resolute also took silver for the Annual Report’s written content and bronze for interior design in a traditional format. For over 30 years, the Mercury Awards competition has been recognizing the best in public relations, public affairs and corporate communications.
Best in Biz Awards (North America)
Resolute wins multiple awards
On November 28, 2018, Best in Biz Awards (North America) honored Resolute with four distinctions, most notably a gold award for the Most Environmentally Responsible Company of the Year for successfully reducing our environmental and carbon footprint. The company also won silver in the Environmental Program of the Year category for our Green Heritage® 100% recycled tissue products, as well as in the Annual Report of the Year category for our 2017 Annual and Sustainability Report. With these multiple wins, Resolute also received special recognition as one of the five most awarded companies of the 2018 competition, which fielded nearly 700 entries.
Our 2017 Annual and Sustainability Report wins gold
On November 16, the 2018 iNOVA Awards, celebrating website excellence, recognized Resolute’s online 2017 Annual and Sustainability Report with a gold award in the forest products category. The iNOVAs honor the world’s best corporate websites annually, along with the creative and development teams that help organizations build their profile, image and reputation in the online world. The awards are part of the prestigious MerComm International Awards Program.
Canada's Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders
Resolute: one of Canada’s 2018 innovation leaders
On November 12, 2018, for the eighth consecutive year, Resolute was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders. The annual ranking is prepared by Research Infosource Inc. and highlights Canada’s most innovative corporations.
AF&PA Sustainability Awards
Leadership in Sustainability
On November 9, 2018, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Resolute’s proactive approach to workplace safety with a 2018 Leadership in Sustainability Award. The annual awards highlight exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry. Resolute’s new proactive process, focused on individual accountability, was a key factor in our selection for the award. As a result of implementing the process, 26 of our operations completed 2017 without a single recordable injury. This is the second consecutive year the AF&PA has honored Resolute for its sustainability advancements.