CHICAGO , Nov. 17, 2014 (Press Release) -
Resolute Forest Products has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper.
"Having a top sustainability leader and paper producer such as Resolute join us means a lot to the reach and credibility of the Two Sides organization. Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands and was ranked by Corporate Knights as one of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens for 2014," stated Two Sides North America President Phil Riebel.
"Resolute is pleased to become an active member of Two Sides. The paper and broader forest products industry has demonstrated sustainability leadership on a global basis and it is important that we communicate our commitments and achievements," stated Richard Garneau, Resolute Forest Products' President and Chief Executive Officer.
About Resolute Forest Products
Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, specialty papers, market pulp and wood products. The Company owns or operates nearly 40 pulp and paper mills and wood products facilities in the United States, Canada and South Korea, and power generation assets in Canada. Marketing its products in close to 90 countries, Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to at least one of three internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards. The shares of Resolute Forest Products trade under the stock symbol RFP on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
About Two Sides
Two Sides is an independent, non-profit organization created to promote the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper. Two Sides is active globally in North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa and South America. Our members span the entire print and paper value chain, including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre-press, press, finishing, publishing, printing, envelopes and postal operators.