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Cascades honoured by two prestigious awards

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Cascades honoured by two prestigious awards

October 27, 2011 - 03:31
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Oct. 27, 2011 (PRNewswire) -Cascades is proud to have recently received two corporate responsibility awards, namely, Excellence in Corporate Responsibility, awarded by Green Living Enterprises, and Greening the Supply Chain, awarded by the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters at the CATIE Awards Gala. These honours reflect the efforts of the company to continually improve its actions in the area of sustainable development.

Excellence in Corporate Responsibility

Awarded at a gala in Toronto on October 26, 2011, this award was attributed to Cascades' online boutique (boutique.cascades.com), which offers innovative products that are respectful of the environment, such as Christmas trees, children's furniture and pet homes, all made of recycled cardboard. "We are happy that our sustainable business practices and our dedication towards the creation of eco-responsible products have been recognized", stated Carl Blanchet, Corporate Director of Business Development at Cascades.

Greening the Supply Chain

Handed out at a gala in Toronto on October 17, 2011, this award was attributed to Cascades for its commitment to render its supply chain more respectful of the environment and to reduce its carbon footprint. "We are particularly proud to receive this award in view of the outstanding reputation of the other finalists in the area of responsible procurement", stated Christine Lemieux, Director of International Operations at Cascades. The CATIE Awards rewards Canadian companies that have demonstrated excellent practices in business, customs and compliance.