Canopy News

Fashion Brands and Value Chain Respond to Sale of Renewcell

JUNE 4, 2024 – Today, Swedish investment firm Altor has acquired Renewcell, the world’s first commercial-scale Next Gen mill that declared bankruptcy in February. Under this new ownership, the company

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Altor acquires Renewcell, Keeping Circular Low-Carbon Textile Capacity Online

June 4, 2024 – Today, Sweden-based investment firm Altor announced the acquisition of Renewcell, the pioneering Swedish company in textile recycling, which had declared bankruptcy in February of this year.

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Global Fashion Summit 2024: The Preferred Fibre Face-Off

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Global Fashion Summit, formerly known as the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, bringing together industry leaders, innovators, and sustainability advocates under the theme “Unlocking

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Canopy in Support of the New York Fashion Act: Paving the Path Towards Sustainable Fashion

Fashion isn’t just about trends; it’s about responsibility, accountability, and change. That’s why Canopy is proud to support the Fashion Act, a forward-thinking legislative proposal aimed at transforming the apparel

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Renewcell: A Springboard Not a Hurdle 

Lessons Learned and Actions Moving Forward  Conference season is upon us! Global Fashion Summit in Copenhagen, and Circularity 24 in Chicago both start this week. As these conferences move into

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A tribute to Alice Munro

We are sad to hear about the passing of literary icon and a good friend of forests, Alice Munro.  She was also a great friend of Canopy. In 2001, Alice

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LuxePack NY 2024: Next Generation Paper Packaging: Luxury that doesn’t cost the Earth.

At this year’s LuxePack New York, the premier luxury packaging trade show in North America, Canopy’s Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft, delivered an electrifying keynote that was met with enthusiasm from

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The Dark Side of Paper Packaging

Every year, 3.1 billion trees are felled for paper packaging, fuelling deforestation and climate change. But wait, isn’t paper supposed to be the eco-friendly alternative to plastic? Think again! Watch

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This Earth Day, fashion and lifestyle brands and innovators unite to protect forests

April 22, 2024: Global — Today, in celebration of Earth Day, 15 companies have committed to end sourcing from Ancient and Endangered Forests in their textile and packaging supply chains,

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About the Brands of the Earth Day 2024 Announcement

About 2WO+1NE=22WO+1NE=2 is an ethical designer brand focused on creating sustainable and tailored ready-to-wear, based in Athens, Greece. It was founded in 2017 by Stella Panagopoulou and Valisia Gotsi.  Through a

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Quotes from the Brands of the Earth Day 2024 Announcement

Quotes from the companies in the 2024 Earth Day media release 2WO + 1NE + 2“Forests are the destination of our longing, where we find life’s purest beauty. Let’s protect

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Accountability Framework initiative and Canopy: Statement of Alignment

The Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) and Canopy both support companies in reducing their impacts on the world’s natural forests, biodiversity, and climate. The two are distinct and employ approaches that

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