From Zero to 100 for Forests – A CanopyStyle Timeline

In a short three-and-a-half years, the CanopyStyle campaign, which sees fashion designers, brands, and fabric manufacturers pledge to end the use of ancient and endangered forests in their supply chains, has become the fastest moving environmental initiative in the apparel industry. Here’s a look back on how that happened.   November 2012 International award winning … Continued

Canopy is hiring!

If you’ve always dreamed of running away with the Cirque du Canopy, your chance may be here. We are looking for two new people to join our team!   Job Vacancy: Money Charmer aka Development Director Position Location: Flexible FTE: Full-Time – hours Closing Date for Applications: Ongoing until filled DevoDirector Posting     Job … Continued

Love for Canopy

Sending holiday love. I’m going to come right out and say it — the Leuser Ecosystem in Indonesia is the most perfect place on earth. I should know, I live here! Did you know that Indonesia’s tropical rainforests contain 10% of the entire world’s mammal species? And 16% the world’s bird species, and 11% of all … Continued

A message from a Reindeer*

  *Or Caribou. This is the season to connect. At any other time of year, a Woodland Caribou like me would not want to be called a Reindeer, even if we are pretty much the same species. Unlike my European cousins, Reindeer, we Caribou are big, wild, and have never been domesticated. But around the holidays… well, everyone … Continued

It has been the best of years, it has been the worst of years…

    Maybe that’s not exactly true, but how could I resist? It is truly wonderful that the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements were ratified in February 2016, making 85 percent of this gem of coastal temperate rainforest permanently off limits to logging. The Agreements were years in the making, and are precedent setting. And pretty … Continued

Happy Thanksgiving, from Canopy

  This Thanksgiving at Canopy we are thankful for many things . . . Finalizing the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements – a precedent setting conservation win globally Securing significant conservation advances in critical forests in Indonesia and Canada’s Boreal forests Driving the fastest growing environmental initiative in the fashion industry through CanopyStyle Corporate leaders who … Continued

The Link Between Forest Fires and Your Paper Choices

Originally published in Printing Impressions by Canopy Campaigner Catherine Stewart. Record-breaking heat is blasting the southwest as fires devour parts of California, New Mexico and Arizona. Eighty-thousand people were recently evacuated from the northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray as fire raged through Canada’s boreal forest. Another dry, hot summer with the risk of more … Continued

5 Key Takeaways on North America’s Most Sustainable Printers

By Canopy Director Nicole Rycroft. This blog was originally published in Sustainable Brands. Remember Coles Notes? Those magical little study aids that helped bring focus and clarity to even the most mind-numbing of university courses (Hmmm, come to think of it, I wonder what they were printed on?). As a busy professional, I now rely … Continued

Recipe for a sustainable sourcing policy with sauce

Originally published in Rolland Inc. by Canopy Campaigner Neva Murtha. Over the 15 years Canopy has been working with publishers, printers, large corporate paper buyers, and pulp and paper mills (including Rolland) to develop and implement sustainable paper procurement policies, we have seen tremendous shifts in where the “leadership bar” is set. Some companies, such … Continued