Canopy News

Looking to the Future in the Midst of a Pandemic

A Message from Canopy’s Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft   This is a turbulent and anxious time to be alive. A microscopic organism has changed our way of life, shown how precious our friends and family are to us, and reminded us of what an interconnected web the world is. I have been stunned by the ferocity … Continued

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS: Canopy Has 2020 Vision

March 21 is International Day of Forests – a observance created by the UN to honour the vital role that forests play in making life on earth livable. At Canopy, every day is a day of forests. Our focus is on systems change and ending sourcing from the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests – which … Continued

CANOPYSTYLE AUDITS: Kelheim Fibres Audit Released

German viscose producer achieves low risk in first CanopyStyle Audit   Kelheim, New York and Vancouver: Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Kelheim Fibres released the results of Kelheim’s CanopyStyle Audit. The company’s current supply chain is confirmed as low risk of sourcing wood from Ancient and Endangered Forests or other controversial sources. … Continued

Canopy’s EcoPaper Database Updated and Expanded for 2020

GLOBAL EXPANSION OF CANOPY’S ECOPAPER DATABASE RESULTS IN RECORD NUMBER OF LISTINGS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2020. As more companies search for ways to minimize their impact on the Earth’s resources, and meet market demand for more sustainable paper and packaging, Canopy is thrilled to release the updated EcoPaper Database for 2020. The new … Continued

Announcing the CanopyStyle Next Generation Vision for Viscose

CanopyStyle Leaders Throw Weight Behind Bold Targets for Next Generation Viscose February 20, 2020. Hot on the heels of Canopy’s Next Generation Action Plan, released in Davos during the World Economic Forum, 26 CanopyStyle brands and producers are launching a Next Generation Vision for Viscose. The vision is a bold path that supports the investment … Continued

What Happens in Davos…. Can Change the World

Straight out of Davos – A Pulp Thriller for the Decade Last week’s headlines were dominated by the speeches and developments of the World Economic Forum, where for the first time in its 15-year history, environmental issues were front and centre on the agenda. As the world’s CEOs, diplomats, thought leaders, and young climate defenders … Continued

Canopy in Davos to release report on transforming the paper and textile industries to halt climate and species crisis

Canopy’s Founder and Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft, and H&M Chief Operating Officer, Helena Helmersson, at the launch of SURVIVAL in Davos. Plan for transformation lauded by major investors and global brands Davos, Switzerland, 21 January, 2020 – International environmental group Canopy today launched a visionary action plan. It describes how to transform the unsustainable global … Continued

FAQ: Survival – A Pulp Thriller: A Plan for Saving Forests and Climate

    Q:  Does the plan account for the costs and impacts of decommissioning existing infrastructure that uses trees? A: No. This plan outlines the direct costs associated with creating mill infrastructure. Some of the existing infrastructure can be retrofitted if it is close enough to alternative feedstock sources. However, most wood pulp mills are … Continued

PRINT ACTION BLOG: Five Takeaways from the Blueline Ranking

Our blog is now up on Print Action: Five takeaways from Canopy’s 2019 Blueline Ranking

The 2019 Hot Button Ranking of Viscose Producers is Here!

Canopy’s 2019 Hot Button Ranking of Global Viscose Producers: More ‘green shirts’ and a focus on Next Generation Solutions reveal real change in real time for the world’s forests   Vancouver, Canada. December 18, 2019. As more than 200 brands and retailers move to eliminate Ancient and Endangered Forests from their viscose and rayon fabrics … Continued

Apparel Giant PVH Corp. Partners with Canopy to Transform its Packaging and Viscose Supply Chains

Thursday, December 12, 2019, Vancouver and New York City: As global leaders gather at COP25 to determine the next steps in tackling the climate crisis, one of the world’s largest fashion companies, PVH Corp., is taking concrete action to mitigate its impacts on the world’s forests and climate. The parent company of iconic brands like … Continued

The Latest CanopyStyle Audit: Chinese viscose filament yarn producer Xinxiang Chemical Fiber (Bailu)

Chinese viscose filament yarn producer Xinxiang Chemical Fiber (Bailu) completes its first CanopyStyle Audit December 3, 2019. Xinxiang (China), New York and Vancouver: Today, environmental not-for-profit organizations Canopy, third-party non-profit certification body NEPCon, and Xinxiang Chemical Fiber (Bailu) released the results of Bailu’s 2019 CanopyStyle Audit. The company is one of China’s leading producers of … Continued

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