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.
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.
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.
Excellence in Corporate Websites
On November 17, 2020, the 2020 iNOVA Awards competition honored Resolute with three silver awards for its 2019 online annual and sustainability reporting. The sustainability section of Resolute’s corporate website won in two categories, Corporate Social Responsibility and Online Annual Reports (Manufacturing), while the company’s Resolute Highlights site won in the Microsite category. Part of the MerComm International Awards programs, the iNOVA competition honors overall excellence and innovation for corporate websites. The judging panels, made up of top internet professionals from around the world, are committed to recognizing the best corporate websites and raising the standards of excellence.
AF&PA Sustainability Awards
Leadership in Sustainability – Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas Reduction
On November 13, 2020, Resolute won the 2020 American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) Leadership in Sustainability – Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Large Company) Award for the modernization of the company’s Coosa Pines (Alabama) pulp mill. The judges recognized the operation for modernizing its cogeneration turbine, which led to a 65% reduction in its scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions. This is the second consecutive year Resolute has won this prestigious award.