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Amazon joins CanopyStyle to end the use of Ancient and Endangered Forests in viscose clothing

The CanopyStyle initiative has a new, powerful partner in the effort to end the use of Ancient and Endangered Forests in apparel fabrics — the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon. Amazon has just announced its timelined commitment to ensure that by 2022 all of the company’s private label clothing will not include “rayon or viscose derived … Continued

Jilin Chemical Fiber completes its first CanopyStyle Audit

Jilin, New York and Vancouver – June 25, 2020: Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Jilin Chemical Fiber Corporation released the results of Jilin’s first CanopyStyle Audit. The company produces man-made cellulosic fiber (MMCF), with headquarters in Jilin province, China. 吉林,纽约和温哥华 – June 25, 2020:今天,非营利性环保组织Canopy、第三方审核机构NEPCon和吉林化纤正式发布吉林化纤首次CanopyStyle审核报告。吉林化纤主要生产人造纤维素纤维(MMCF),总部位于中国吉林省。 The audit report indicates that Jilin Chemical Fiber … Continued

On World Rainforest Day, 45 fashion brands commit to keeping forests standing

June 22, 2020 – On World Rainforest Day 45 brands, including Walmart-owned ASDA/George, Ralph Lauren, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, BESTSELLER, Ivy & Oak, Masai, Fiber X Finland, The Workroom LA, Nanushka, and Ted Baker have launched CanopyStyle policies to transform the viscose supply chain and protect the world’s forests. These forward-thinking companies collectively represent over $100 billion … Continued

About the CanopyStyle Brands June 22

  Asda Stores Ltd. Founded in the 1960s in Yorkshire, Asda is one of Britain’s leading retailers and helps customers save money and live better in stores, online and through their mobile devices. Each week more than 18 million customers visit its 645 stores – including 30 Supercentres, 392 Superstores, 155 Supermarkets, 33 Asda Living … Continued

Pack4Good Campaign Adds 11 New Companies

Global Companies Join Initiative to Tackle Growing Packaging Problem   June 10, 2020: Global — The surge in on-line shopping arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the massive amount of packaging it entails, has brought to light the already substantial impact of paper-based packaging on the world’s forests, wildlife and climate. To address this issue … Continued

IDEALISHLIFE.COM: How to Keep Old-Growth Trees Out of Your Clothes

There’s something remarkably soft about walking through an old-growth temperate rainforest in the Pacific Northwest. Moss covers forest floors and giant fallen tree trunks like a plush blanket. Nutrient-rich soil, filled deep with decaying organic matter, feels like padding under each step. Even the wet bark of a red cedar feels like it could crumble … Continued

About the new Pack4Good Companies

June 3, 2020 About Aritzia Aritzia is an innovative design house and fashion boutique. We conceive, create, develop and retail fashion brands with a depth of design and quality that provides compelling value. Each of our exclusive brands has its own vision and distinct aesthetic point of view. As a group, they are united by an unwavering … Continued

The New Normal Will Be Full of Next Generation Solutions

In some business sectors, it is suspected that up to 50% of the supply chain will have disappeared in the wake of the pandemic. The effect of retail stores shuttering and bans on large gatherings had an almost immediate knock-on effect down the supply chain. Simultaneously, the isolation measures in manufacturing regions around the world … Continued

CANOPYSTYLE AUDITS: Eastman and Formosa Release Audit Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 24, 2020. In this time of global uncertainty, Canopy is pleased to share news about companies continuing to move forward on their CanopyStyle commitments. Hot on the heels of Vivienne Westwood’s inspiring Earth Day piece, two important man-made cellulosic fibre producers have completed and published the first of their annual CanopyStyle … Continued

First US-based cellulosics producer, Eastman, completes the CanopyStyle Audit

Kingsport, New York and Vancouver – April 24, 2020. Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Eastman released the results of Eastman’s CanopyStyle Audit. The company is a producer of Naia™ cellulose acetate fibre, with headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee.   The audit reveals that the company has conducted an extensive risk assessment and sought … Continued

Taiwan’s Formosa Chemical and Fibre Corporation completes its first CanopyStyle Audit

Taipei, New York and Vancouver – April 24, 2020. Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Formosa Chemical and Fibre Corporation (FCFC) released the results of FCFC’s CanopyStyle Audit. The company produces viscose staple fibre, with headquarters Taipei, Taiwan. The audit report verifies that Formosa has swiftly prioritized sourcing FSC-certified fibre since it adopted … Continued

EARTH DAY 2020: Vivienne Westwood x Canopy

#VIVIENNEWESTWOOD X CANOPY #EARTHDAY2020 #MIRRORTHEWORLD   Today Canopy and Vivienne Westwood celebrate #EarthDay with the release of the video Vivus created by @AidanZamiri featuring a poem by spoken word artist, model, and visibility activist @Kai_Isaiah_jamal. The video was created to announce the partnership between the iconic design house and Canopy, a not-for-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting … Continued

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