Stevie International Business Awards
Woman of the Year – North America
Pascale Lagacé is IBA Woman of the Year
Resolute Vice President of Environment and Climate Change Pascale Lagacé was honored with a silver Stevie® in the inaugural woman of the year category at the 12th annual International Business Awards gala held on October 23, 2015. Pascale received the award in recognition of her achievements in sustainability leadership and her strong business sense. The International Business Awards (IBAs) are the world’s premier business awards, and honor accomplishments in all aspects of work life.
Thunder Bay sawmill is judges’ choice
Resolute’s Thunder Bay sawmill team was presented with the Judges’ Choice Award on October 1, 2015, at the 29th annual Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA) gala in Thunder Bay. This recognition celebrates both the addition of a wood pellet plant at the sawmill site and the long-standing business relationship the mill has developed with the Fort William First Nation, which owns the land on which Resolute operates. The facility also employs many Aboriginal peoples among its 200 workers.
MerComm ARC Awards
Excellence in Annual Reporting
Resolute earned two bronze awards in October 2015 at the prestigious MerComm Annual Report Competition (ARC): one in the annual report with Form 10-K category and the other in the design/graphics online annual report category. These two awards recognize Resolute’s leadership in developing a combined annual report that includes both financial and sustainability information. MerComm’s Annual Report Competition is a globally recognized international competition honoring outstanding achievement in annual reporting.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce Canada’s Resource Champions
Resolute’s Roger Barber named one of Canada’s resource champions
Roger Barber, our general manager – Ontario Woodlands, was named a resource champion by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in October 2015. Canada’s Resource Champions Awards were created to recognize and highlight outstanding efforts by organizations and individuals who have helped to support the country’s world-class resource industry, focusing on public engagement, Aboriginal development, and innovative processes to reduce environmental impacts.
Leadership in safety management earns Resolute an award
In September 2015, RISI’s Pulp and Paper International (PPI) presented Resolute with an award in the managing risk category. This prize honors true innovation in a company’s approach to loss prevention, safety and risk management. Resolute’s winning entry highlighted the company’s safety management system and focus on safety as a core value. Resolute was also a finalist in the bio strategy of the year category. The PPI awards are the only global awards dedicated to recognizing and celebrating excellence in the pulp and paper sector.