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Des entreprises appuient la conservation de la forêt boréale

Les grands acheteurs de produits forestiers canadiens comptent sur un approvisionnement fiable et sur un niveau de durabilité environnementale de plus en plus élevé.

Indonesian Forest Gem on the Precipice

A recent study calculates that in 2012 Indonesia topped all other countries, losing 840,000 hectares of irreplaceable old-growth rainforest.

The Need for Straw Pulp Mills in North America

Over the years people have said we were nuts to think about making papers with wheat straw in North America and at least three people in the virgin paper industry have told me it will never happen. Persistence pays off and as a result I am pleased to say that our leadership has fostered a trend that is now gaining real momentum.

Saving Forests One Luxurious Sip At A Time

When you take a sip of Salt Spring Coffee, you get more than exceptional coffee. You are also supporting sustainable agriculture practices that protect carbon-rich forests and preserve habitat that is home to thousands of migratory birds.

Indonesian Pulp And Paper Giant APRIL’s Forest Policy Too Weak

In January 2014, Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL), Indonesia’s second largest pulp and paper producer and the largest driver of deforestation in the sector, released an updated Sustainable Forest Management Policy. The announcement seems to have been made in direct response to international pressure but unfortunately does nothing to really end deforestation and business as … Continued

Canopy Style Is On Trend

The forest Canopy is becoming a hit in the fashion world this season. Building on a growing groundswell, global retail leaders H&M and Inditex/Zara have made commitments to address the impacts of the use of trees in man-made cellulosic fabrics like viscose and rayon.

Fashion and Textile Leaders for Forest Conservation shifting global viscose supply chain away from endangered forests

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, May 5 2014 — The newest trend in social responsibility in the apparel sector is taking flight in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam today as several of the world’s most influential clothing brands gather to develop a roadmap to green their supply chain and conserve endangered forests. Brought together under the banner … Continued

Stella McCartney joins Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest Initiative

Renowned Fashion Designer Commits to Eliminate Use of Endangered Forest Fibre from Clothing Collection April 28, 2014 — In an exciting development, luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney is announcing their support for Canopy’s campaign to protect the world’s ancient and endangered forests. Who: Stella McCartney and environmental not-for-profit Canopy. What: Stella McCartney joins Canopy’s Fashion Loved … Continued

World’s Largest Clothing Brands Commit to Eliminate Endangered Forests from Viscose Clothing

H&M and Zara/Inditex Partner with Canopy to Transform Clothing’s Impacts on Species, Forests and Climate Vancouver, BC: April 2, 2014 — Today, the world’s two largest clothing brands are making commitments to eliminate ancient and endangered forests from all of their rayon and viscose clothing. The companies, retail and design leaders H&M and Zara/Inditex, developed these … Continued

Will Asia Pulp and Paper’s policy protect Indonesian forests?

By Dan Howells, Canopy Campaign Director Anniversaries are a funny thing. Especially the early ones. They mark the passing of time and measure where we are – whether in life, at work, amongst friends, or with loved ones. February 5, 2014 was an anniversary. The first one. One year ago, Indonesia’s largest logging company, Asia Pulp … Continued

Quebec Government Approval is Only Step Missing for Protection of 13,000 km2 in the Boreal

Canopy Applauds Conservation Vision of the Cree Grand Council for the Broadback Valley Montréal, April 11th 2013 – Canopy welcomes and supports the announcement made by the Cree Grand Council, a protected area proposal totaling 13,000km2 in the Broadback Valley Forest of northern Québec.  Initiated by the communities of Waswanipi, Nemaska and Oujé-Bougoumou, these candidate protected areas … Continued

Ten tips to put your business at the forefront of forest conservation

By Neva Murtha, originally published in Print Action magazine. This past March, Canopy, North America’s environ- mental publishing organization, launched an online Printer Leadership List showcasing actions leading printers have taken to reduce their impact on forests. The list is designed to help printers identify pragmatic ways to implement a visionary paper purchasing policy that … Continued

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