The Hot Button Issue Report for 2017 – A Ranking of Global Viscose Producers

Canopy’s Updated Global Viscose Producer Ranking: The Hot Button Report Taking stock of environmental progress, performance and expectations   Vancouver, November 2nd, 2017 – Today marks the release of the updated and expanded edition of the Hot Button Report, a ranking of eleven viscose and rayon producers that represent 70% of global viscose production. The … Continued

New Study Reveals Lighter Environmental Footprint for Fibers Sourced from Flax and Recycled Clothing

Peer-Reviewed LCA Commissioned by Global Fashion Pioneer Stella McCartney Compares Ten Different Fiber Inputs for Manmade Cellulose Fiber   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: London, UK; Vancouver, Canada; Emeryville, California – October 19, 2017– Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) today announced the release of a groundbreaking Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing the environmental performance of … Continued

FAST COMPANY: Your Clothes Might Be Destroying The Rainforest

BY ALDEN WICKER If you look at the tags inside your clothing, you’ll often see “rayon” or “viscose.” An increasingly popular fabric–production has doubled in the past decade–these man-made cellulosic fibers are versatile, with a beautiful drape, and a soft and silky feel. They’re also often marketed as more eco-friendly, since they’re made from plant materials … Continued

Gap Inc. and their iconic brands join CanopyStyle to protect the world’s forests

Closing the Gap on Protecting Forests and Climate: Gap Inc. Latest US Brand to Join CanopyStyle to Eliminate Endangered Forests from Rayon   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vancouver, August 2, 2017: International not-for-profit Canopy is thrilled to announce that Gap Inc., the largest specialty retailer in the United States, is bringing their significant brand cache and … Continued

Birla Cellulose CanopyStyle Audit: Results Released

   Birla Cellulose receives industry-leading results in their first-ever independent verification by the Rainforest Alliance of raw material sourcing and forest conservation for viscose fabrics made by Aditya Birla   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mumbai, New York and Vancouver – June 21th, 2017  Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy and the Rainforest Alliance released results of the first … Continued