Canopy Tools and Resources


Canopy has developed numerous tools intended for partnering companies and aiming to support them in the implementation of their sustainable procurement policy.


Paper Tools

Blueline Ranking

A customer tool profiling and ranking the sustainability performance of North America’s largest printers.

EcoPaper Database

Canopy’s regularly updated list of leading ecopapers available in North America

Environmental Paper Procurement Policy

Read Canopy’s recommendations for a credible and leading environmental paper procurement policy.

The Paper Steps

A hierarchy to help paper consumers make more environmentally responsible choices

The Paper Calculator

A tool from the Environmental Paper Network to calculate the benefits of ecopaper over conventional paper with fibre from virgin forests

Recycled Paper FactSheet

Facts about recycled content in all paper grades, including printing & writing paper, newsprint, packaging and more

Viscose Tools

Hot Button Issue Report 2016

Hot Button Issue Updated Ranking 2017

The Hot Button Issue is a ranking of the world’s top rayon-viscose producers on their progress on eliminating endangered forests from their supply.

CanopyStyle Audits

The CanopyStyle Audits of man-made cellulosic fibers are based on a robust set of criteria designed to establish a credible, third party verification process to be undertaken by viscose producers. The audits are to be used by apparel brands, retailers, and designers as one of the reference points as they implement their CanopyStyle sourcing policies