Introducing our Integrated Indigenous Relations Steering Committee
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by Alexandre Feydri
3w ago
As Paper Excellence Canada, Domtar and Resolute work to integrate into one company, different groups within the three companies are coming together under a banner of collaboration. Kicking off the Indigenous Relations Steering Committee Since last September, the Integrated Indigenous Relations Steering Committee has been meeting monthly. The initial goal is to cross-share experiences and understand how each business’ Indigenous Relations (IR) program currently operates. Ultimately, the goal is to build a common program—developing shared best practice standards and aligning our IR policies and ..read more
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Meeting Our Obligations in the International Fight Against Forced and Child Labour
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by Alexandre Feydri
1M ago
On January 1, 2024, Canada’s Parliament passed the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act. This important piece of legislation is a vital response to global concerns about the prevalence of forced and child labour worldwide and helps Canada – and Canadian businesses – meet international treaty obligations, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. As part of the Act, all Canadian businesses over a certain size must submit a report to the federal Mi ..read more
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Community Life at Resolute: Highlights from Q1-2024
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by Alexandre Feydri
1M ago
Resolute is focused on building mutually beneficial relationships in the communities where we live and work. We demonstrate this commitment by tracking our employees’ active involvement in community life, and through frequent reporting and information-sharing with our stakeholders. We’re proud of the numerous ways we support our operating communities, whether by funding worthy initiatives, making in-kind donations or volunteering our time. Here are some highlights of our community involvement in the first quarter of 2024! Reaching out to future colleagues  Joining forces with the Associat ..read more
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Richard Tremblay Discusses 2023 Pulp & Tissue Performance and 2024 Priorities
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by Alexandre Feydri
1M ago
Pulp & Tissue President Richard Tremblay is an experienced executive with more than 35 years in the pulp and paper industry. He was born in La Tuque (Quebec) and graduated from the University of Sherbrooke. Prior to joining Resolute in 2011, he served as general manager of several mills at Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation. He was named to his current role in February 2024, after serving in roles of increasing responsibility leading Resolute’s pulp, paper and tissue manufacturing operations for more than 13 years. He recently shared his thoughts about the Pulp & Tissue business unit ..read more
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Community Giving at Resolute: 2023 Highlights
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by Alexandre Feydri
1M ago
Resolute takes pride in actively supporting the communities where we operate. In 2023 alone, we contributed over US$1.37 million to organizations working hard to help those in need. Our philanthropic contributions focus on two pillars of sustainability: social (community health and education) and environmental (community projects and education). Many of our employees also volunteer their time to numerous worthwhile causes.  Take a look at some key areas we supported in 2023: Uplifting our Neighbors Resolute’s operations and head office collectively donated $440,000 to various charitable o ..read more
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How International Recruitment Makes a Difference for Local Communities
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by Alexandre Feydri
2M ago
With skilled workers in short supply everywhere, companies need innovative ideas to boost recruitment and maintain operations. The issue hits hard in outlying regions, where recruitment challenges can threaten the vitality of entire communities. Resolute’s solution? Support skilled workers from around the world in choosing rewarding, long-term careers in the forest products industry, filling critical gaps while creating a more diverse and sustainable workforce.  In 2021, building on the success of an initiative launched in 2018 at our Forest Products Mauricie sawmill in La Tuque (Quebec ..read more
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Behind Our Businesses: Paper & Packaging President Steve Henry Shares Insights
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by Alexandre Feydri
2M ago
As Domtar, Resolute Forest Products and Paper Excellence Canada continue integrating into one company within the Paper Excellence Group, our legacy businesses have restructured into three business units—Paper & Packaging, Pulp & Tissue and Wood Products. The Paper & Packaging business unit is led by Steve Henry. Read on to learn more about his priorities for this business. We will also be sharing information on our Pulp & Tissue and Wood Products business units and their respective leaders, Richard Tremblay and Hugues Simon, over the coming weeks. Paper & Packaging Pre ..read more
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Celebrating Inspiring Women
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by Alexandre Feydri
2M ago
Throughout March, in honor of International Women’s Day, our three companies – Paper Excellence, Domtar and Resolute – profiled some of the outstanding women who work across the Paper Excellence Group of companies. We decided to bring these different profiles together to celebrate their leadership and accomplishments.   Jessica Dubois Martel, Manager – Larouche and Saint-Prime (Quebec) Engineered Wood Products Facilities (Picture 7)Jessica completed a bachelor’s degree in wood engineering and a graduate degree in forest carbon management. After serving in several technical and manage ..read more
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11 Years Injury-Free at Menominee Pulp Mill
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by Alexandre Feydri
3M ago
Eleven years in the making: Our Menominee (Michigan) recycled bleached kraft pulp mill has exceeded 2.25 million hours without a single recordable safety incident. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a recordable incident is any work-related injury or illness that requires medical treatment beyond first aid. Mill Manager Todd Clausen credits the achievement to the facility’s “safety first” culture. Employees are empowered to raise any safety-related questions or concerns, and they trust that leadership will address them quickly.  “Our employees are ..read more
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The State of Canada’s Forests 2023: Relationships for Resiliency
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by Alexandre Feydri
3M ago
Since 1991, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has published a comprehensive report on the social, economic and environmental state of Canada’s forests. The theme of the 2023 edition of The State of Canada’s Forests is relationships for resiliency. The document underscores the need for climate action and the benefits of sustainable forest management, while drawing attention to the interconnections between people, nature and the long-term sustainability of Canada’s diverse forest-based values. Among the stories featured in NRCan’s 2023 report:  how Canada manages its forests for diverse val ..read more
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