Eco-Business: Indian fabric giant adopts forest policy

Originally published in Eco-Business. One of the world’s largest fabric makers for the fashion industry today announced a policy to exclude fiber produced at the expense of endangered forests, reports Canopy, an environmental group that helped broker the commitment. Aditya Birla, an Indian conglomerate with operations in 36 countries and 120,000 employees, accounts for about a … Continued

Le plus grand producteur de rayonne au monde dévoile sa politique en matière de conservation des forêts

Montréal/Vancouver, le 7 mai 2015 Aujourd’hui, le géant mondial de la viscose dévoile sa politique visant à éliminer tout approvisionnement en fibres provenant des forêts anciennes et menacées de la planète pour sa production de viscose, qui est grandement utilisée dans l’industrie du vêtement et des textiles. Ce conglomérat, qui est le principal producteur de … Continued

World’s Largest Rayon Producer Announces Forest Protection Policy

Vancouver, BC, May 7, 2015 Today, global viscose giant Aditya Birla announces its industry-leading policy to eliminate any sourcing from the world’s ancient and endangered forests for all of its Viscose fibres, which are widely used in clothing and textiles. The company is the world’s largest producer of Viscose, manufacturing 20% of global supply of … Continued

Canopy welcomes Canada’s leading recycled paper manufacturer’s latest initiative

Cascades continues to raise the bar Montreal, August 21, 2014: Cascades, the Quebec-based manufacturer of packaging and tissue products, has pioneered the use of recycled fibres since it’s foundation in 1964. Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy is acknowledging the company’s continued sustainability leadership as Cascades adopts a new sustainable procurement practice. Cascades states that the company: … Continued