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Global Companies Played Key Role in Precedent-Setting Great Bear Agreement

Originally published in Sustainable Brands by Nicole Rycroft on February 3, 2016 It has taken the combined and herculean efforts of countless individuals, but this week, the vision of the landmark Great Bear Rainforest Agreements has finally been realized. Local communities have a vibrant future and 85 percent of the rainforest in the region is … Continued

GLOBE AND MAIL: Final agreement reached to protect B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

February 01, 2016. Originally published in the Globe and Mail by Justine Hunter The 20-year battle to protect the Great Bear Rainforest – the largest coastal temperate rainforest on the planet – is over, with the B.C. government announcement on Monday of an agreement with environmentalists, forest companies and First Nations. The deal, which will … Continued

Global Customers Champion Great Bear Rainforest Conservation

Key Behind the Scenes Role in the Historic Agreements For Immediate Release Vancouver, February 1, 2016: As the world today celebrates the completion of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements, well-deserved praise is being showered on First Nations, British Columbia’s provincial government, key environmental groups [1] and forestry companies for their role in this remarkable achievement. … Continued

Cineplex Entertainment gets our award for blockbuster of the year by switching to recycled paper for Cineplex Magazine!

Toronto, ON – January 27, 2016 Canopy, an award-winning environmental not-for-profit organization, is delighted with Cineplex Entertainment’s leadership in working to ensure a brighter future for the world’s endangered forests and species. Now in effect, the text pages of Cineplex Magazine and Le Magazine Cineplex are made of 100 per cent recycled paper (with 85 per … Continued

Research Shows Customers Want to Trust – and Verify

Originally published in Printing Impressions by Catherine Stewart. As focus on the environment increases—from government commitments on climate action to personal and corporate sourcing of ethical products—it shouldn’t surprise us that customers want more information. As a recent global CSR report verified “nearly all global consumers expect companies to act responsibly, but half need to hear … Continued

SUSTAINABLE BRANDS: Progress for Fashion and Forests

December 23, 2015. Originally published in Sustainable Brands by Hannah Furlong. Viscose and rayon fibers are made from wood pulp and are some of the most widely used in clothing and textiles, threatening endangered forests. Approximately 120 million trees are logged annually for fabrics and about one third of them are sourced from ancient and/or endangered … Continued

CanopyStyle: Two Years of Collaboration

In November 2013, Canopy publicly launched its work with global fashion brands and progressive designers to stem a relatively unknown but aggressively emerging threat to the world’s remaining forests: viscose and rayon fabrics. Two years later, we celebrate the remarkable momentum that is building as global design icons and apparel powerhouses join the CanopyStyle campaign: an … Continued

SUSTAINABLE BRANDS: 55 Brands Are Protecting Forests with CanopyStyle

December 1, 2015. Originally published in Sustainable Brands by Hannah Furlong. Not-for-profit environmental organization Canopy has recruited big fashion brands in the fight to protect endangered forests since launching its CanopyStyle campaign in October 2013. Last week, the organization announced that Arcadia Group, C&A China, and Lindex joined the initiative and committed to ensuring their supply chains do not use ancient and endangered … Continued

Support for CanopyStyle from all corners of the Globe: Arcadia Group, C&A China, and Lindex make Endangered Forest Commitments

Shanghai, Vancouver, London, Stockholm, November 23, 2015: Today, CanopyStyle, the global campaign with the fashion industry to protect endangered forests, gained new influential champions. Trend-setting titan Topshop and their parent company Arcadia, C&A China and Lindex joined international environmental not-for-profit Canopy and other leading apparel companies and designers in their efforts to stop the world’s … Continued

PRINTCAN: Canopy’s Blueline Report Wins Gold at Canadian Printing Awards

18 November, 2015. Originally published in PrintCAN. Canopy’s guide to the most forest-friendly North American printers, The Blueline Report 2015, has been awarded a Canadian Printing Award. The report took home Gold in the Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Service category, during the annual event on Nov. 12. “This award recognizes the value of The Blueline Report and … Continued

Canopy wins Gold at Printing Awards for 2015 Green Printer Report and Rankings

November 13, 2015 Toronto, Canada. Canopy is honoured and delighted to share the news that The Blueline Report 2015 – a guide to the most forest-friendly North American printers – has been awarded the Gold for “Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Service” at the annual Canadian Printing Awards, held last night in Toronto. The award comes at the same time … Continued

MONGABAY: New research shows just how much better recycled paper is for forests

October 13, 2015. Originally published in Mongabay by Mike Gaworecki. A new life cycle analysis shows the substantial environmental benefits of 100 percent recycled paper over paper made from virgin wood fiber. The study, conducted by SCS Global Services on behalf of New Leaf Paper, a company that specializes in “tree free” paper, is the first to use a new … Continued

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