August 14, 2017


The Fabric of Change Initiative, led by Ashoka and the C&A Foundation, recently announced that Nicole Rycroft, Ashoka Fellow and Canopy’s Executive Director, is the winner of the Scaling Impact Award!


The Scaling Impact Fund aims at providing investment to Ashoka Fellows and their organization to scale their impact for transformative change in the apparel industry.


In her Fabric of Change video, Nicole says: “Champions for change are everywhere, everybody has unique contributions to make and that is part of the magic of our work together.” Collaboration has the power to advance an ethical, sustainable apparel industry, as vibrantly demonstrated by the CanopyStyle Initiative.


View Nicole’s video

Read the Fabric of Change announcement

Read more about CanopyStyle, Canopy’s campaign aiming at eliminating ancient and endangered forest fiber from the viscose supply chain.



Awards received by Canopy

CanopyStyle: BF+DA Positive Impact Award, Leadership in Creating a Better Supply Chain, 2016

Blueline Report: Canadian Printing Awards, Gold for “Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Service”, 2015

Benny Award, Business Ethics Network, 2007


Awards received by Nicole Rycroft