CanopyStyle: 125 Brands Now United for the World’s Forests

Transformation of the Viscose Supply Chain Underway as 20 New Brands Join the Movement  Berlin, Stockholm, Sydney, Toronto, Vancouver. February 6th, 2018 – Environmental not-for-profit Canopy is thrilled to announce 20 new brand commitments to eliminate the use of endangered forests in their textile supply chain by 2020. With the addition of companies zLabels, MQ … Continued

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