Originally published in Printing Impressions by Catherine Stewart. As focus on the environment increases—from government commitments on climate action to personal and corporate sourcing of ethical products—it shouldn’t surprise us that customers want more information. As a recent global CSR report verified “nearly all global consumers expect companies to act responsibly, but half need to hear … Continued
We all know that the majority of our shirts, pants and sweaters are “Made In China”. So when Canopy began our efforts to collaboratively find solutions to protect the world’s forests from ending up in clothing we knew it wouldn’t be long before our work took us to China, the land of massive production, pandas and bamboo.
On a recent visit to northern Sumatra I was struck by just how spectacular a global legacy the rainforests of Indonesia are. Home to orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos, Indonesia’s lush rainforests are the inspiration of storybooks. And with 60 billion metric tons of carbon stored in Indonesia’s peatlands, these forests are unsung heroes for our climate.
Meeting your sustainability goals requires partners whose own policies and practices support you in hitting your targets. Printers are the gatekeepers to the eco-qualities of your paper products — be it your annual report or latest marketing materials.
Environmental not for profit Canopy is thrilled to partner with Vancouver designer Nicole Bridger to start a fresh trend for forest conservation within the global fashion industry.
Sustainability reporting for a growing number of companies has become an integral part of building brand value and communicating to customers. It is an important way for all of us to assess a corporation’s commitment to social and environmental issues and help us make choices that match our own values.
A study makes it clear that the province’s massive wolf kill program – a 10,000 km2 aerial gunning and poisoning program – that has been in effect in west central areas of Alberta since late 2005 has had little impact in the efforts to stabilize caribou populations.
Buyers of Canada’s forest products count on both a reliable flow of goods and increasing levels of sustainability in the fibre they purchase. They support scientifically valid levels of protection that also ensures a steady supply of forest fibre into the future.
Les grands acheteurs de produits forestiers canadiens comptent sur un approvisionnement fiable et sur un niveau de durabilité environnementale de plus en plus élevé.
A recent study calculates that in 2012 Indonesia topped all other countries, losing 840,000 hectares of irreplaceable old-growth rainforest.