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Printing Impressions: Canopy’s latest guide for business ranks North American printers on sustainability performance

Originally published in Printing Impressions. International environmental not-for-profit Canopy has released a report that profiles the environmental performance of North America’s largest printers at Sustainable Brands, a conference where major print customers are gathered. “The Blueline Report 2015: North American Printers: Sustainability, Transparency, Paper Sourcing and Forest Conservation” ranks major printers on a set of 29 key … Continued

New business guide ranks printers

Meeting your sustainability goals requires partners whose own policies and practices support you in hitting your targets. Printers are the gatekeepers to the eco-qualities of your paper products — be it your annual report or latest marketing materials.

SUPPLY MANAGEMENT: Rayon producer commits to forest protection policy

By Marino Donati, originally published in Supply Management. Rayon producer Aditya Birla has pledged to eliminate sourcing from ancient and endangered forests for all of its viscose fibres. The Indian manufacturer produces 20 per cent of the world’s supply of the material, made from wood pulp fibres, which is widely used in clothing and textiles. The commitment … Continued

New guide for business ranks printers on sustainability performance

Canopy finds gap widening between top performers and those slow to move San Diego, Vancouver – Today international environmental not-for-profit, Canopy, released a report that profiles the environmental performance of North America’s largest printers at Sustainable Brands, a conference where major print customers are gathered. “The Blueline Report 2015: North American Printers: Sustainability, Transparency, Paper Sourcing and … Continued

Forest Love Trending with Nicole Bridger and Canopy

Environmental not for profit Canopy is thrilled to partner with Vancouver designer Nicole Bridger to start a fresh trend for forest conservation within the global fashion industry.

ECO-BUSINESS: Indian fabric giant adopts forest policy

Originally published in Eco-Business. One of the world’s largest fabric makers for the fashion industry today announced a policy to exclude fiber produced at the expense of endangered forests, reports Canopy, an environmental group that helped broker the commitment. Aditya Birla, an Indian conglomerate with operations in 36 countries and 120,000 employees, accounts for about a … Continued

WOMEN’S WEAR DAILY: Viscose giant to end sourcing in Ancient and Endangered Forests

By Arnold J. Karr, originally published in Women’s Wear Daily. Aditya Birla Group, the India-based apparel and textile firm believed to be the largest worldwide producer of viscose fibers, has agreed to end all sourcing from the world’s ancient and endangered forests. The Indian firm joins a group of more than two dozen apparel brands and … Continued

Le plus grand producteur de rayonne au monde dévoile sa politique en matière de conservation des forêts

Montréal/Vancouver, le 7 mai 2015 Aujourd’hui, le géant mondial de la viscose dévoile sa politique visant à éliminer tout approvisionnement en fibres provenant des forêts anciennes et menacées de la planète pour sa production de viscose, qui est grandement utilisée dans l’industrie du vêtement et des textiles. Ce conglomérat, qui est le principal producteur de … Continued

World’s Largest Rayon Producer Announces Forest Protection Policy

Vancouver, BC, May 7, 2015 Today, global viscose giant Aditya Birla announces its industry-leading policy to eliminate any sourcing from the world’s ancient and endangered forests for all of its Viscose fibres, which are widely used in clothing and textiles. The company is the world’s largest producer of Viscose, manufacturing 20% of global supply of … Continued

Canopy welcomes Canada’s leading recycled paper manufacturer’s latest initiative

Cascades continues to raise the bar Montreal, August 21, 2014: Cascades, the Quebec-based manufacturer of packaging and tissue products, has pioneered the use of recycled fibres since it’s foundation in 1964. Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy is acknowledging the company’s continued sustainability leadership as Cascades adopts a new sustainable procurement practice. Cascades states that the company: … Continued

Ancient Forest Friendly Awards Open

Coveted Ancient Forest Friendly™ Awards Now Open for Entry July 9, 2014, Vancouver: Today Canopy is pleased to announce the 2014 Ancient Forest Friendly™ Awards are open for entry. Using our concise and simple on-line survey, a few minutes of your time puts your brand in the running for recognition in meeting the gold standard … Continued

Canopy welcomes RR Donnelley’s newly released paper procurement practices

Vancouver, June 18, 2014: When the biggest ship in the harbour sets sail, it creates a wake that rocks all other boats. RR Donnelley is the ocean liner of North American printers and the recent inclusion of its paper purchasing sustainability practices on their corporate website is likely to spread ripples throughout the entire printing … Continued

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