Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has been awarded The New Economy Magazine's Clean Tech Award in the Best Forest and Paper Solutions category for 2014.
Now in their sixth year, The New Economy's Clean Tech Awards honor and recognize companies around the world whose ideas, achievements, projects and solutions reflect innovation, long-term vision and leadership. Elements considered include research and development initiatives, overall strategy, and sustainability approach and achievements.
"The increased recognition of Resolute's achievements and leadership through designations like Clean50 and Corporate Knights' Best 50, and now The New Economy's Clean Tech Awards, demonstrates our continued and meaningful progress on our sustainability objectives," said Richard Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer.
The magazine's winter issue announcing the full slate of awards and recipients will be shared with subscribers in North America, Europe and Asia, and distributed at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland) in late January. Detailed information will also be published on the London-based media company's website.
"Receiving such international recognition reflects the hard work and dedication of all employees at Resolute. We will continue our focus on the three pillars of sustainability – environmental, social and economic. Our commitment to sustainability and our achievements over the past several years provide Resolute with a competitive advantage in the marketplace," added Garneau.