Canopy News

Breakthrough of Unprecedented Innovation in the Viscose Sector

This news was released by Re:newcell and Tangshan Sanyou   Breakthrough of Unprecedented Innovation in the Viscose Sector 粘胶行业开创先河的创新突破  Tangcell™and Re:newcell’s cooperation leads to new viscose products made from 50% post-consumer recycled textiles 唐丝和Re:newcell合作推出粘胶纤维新品:50%的原料来自消费后回收纺织品   China & Sweden: June 27th 2019 – A milestone achievement has been reached for the use of recycled cotton in … Continued

Safeguarding our Irreplaceable Ancient and Endangered Forests

Interview with Canopy Founder and Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft, on Green Dreamer podcast by Kaméa Chayne Listen to the podcast here

VIDEO: Canopy’s Nicole Rycroft on How Recycled Clothing Could Impact Forests

Canopy’s Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft, interviewed by Earthrise Al-Jazeera about the importance of Ancient and Endangered Forests and how using alternative fibres for fabric could ease the negative impacts of fashion on forests. See the video here.    

Cree Nation’s leadership in conservation planning is set to inspire Québec to act and reach their target

With the surge of epic floods now recurring repeatedly in Southern Québec, Canada, we are hearing strong please from a few politicians for the protection of biodiversity and wetlands. The Canadian province of Québec is now trying to work toward rapidly reaching their target of protecting 17% of terrestrial land by 2020, starting with identifying … Continued

Eddie Bauer, Valija Gitana, GUESS? and American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.  mark Earth Day with CanopyStyle commitments

Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Juan, Seattle, Vancouver. April 23, 2019. To celebrate Earth Day, Canopy is pleased to announce the addition of four new global fashion and apparel brands to the CanopyStyle initiative. With today’s additions of outdoor brand Eddie Bauer, US clothing brand and retailer GUESS?, Puerto Rico-based, boho-chic brand Valija Gitana and global specialty … Continued

To celebrate its 20th year, Canopy opens a new Hum-Office

Vancouver, Toronto, Montréal, The Road. April 1st, 2019– Canopy is turning 20 today and to celebrate this milestone, the environmental not-for-profit is thrilled to announce it is opening a new office to enable its time-taxed team to cover more ground in the plight to save the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests. Today, Canopy is introducing … Continued

Keeping Nature in Your “Natural” Clothes

Back in the day (we’re talking just a decade or so ago), wearing an organic cotton t-shirt was THE green fashion statement. Maybe, if you were lucky, you would get your hands on something made from hemp. Add a beanie and your reputation as a nature-lover was made for life. Anyone remember those simpler days … Continued

BRITISH VOGUE: Why Oprah Winfrey Was At Stella McCartney’s AW19 Show

This article appeared on Vogue.co.uk on March 4, 2019.   Stella McCartney and Oprah Winfrey have been acquaintances for some time. “I f*cking worship her!” the designer told Vogue of dressing the media icon for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding in May 2018. Winfrey, it transpired, had come to McCartney with a piece of her knitwear and asked her to … Continued

#THERESHEGROWS campaign rallies support for the protection of Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem

  Stella McCartney has launched the #THERESHEGROWS Instagram campaign, enlisting the help of her friends across the world to raise awareness for need for protection of the Ancient and Endangered Leuser Ecosystem in Sumatra, Indonesia. So far, participants in the initiative have included Gwyneth Paltrow, Pink, Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon and Karlie Kloss, our very … Continued

Selfridges, Reformation, ELK, Allbirds and Abercrombie & Fitch Co., join the CanopyStyle Initiative

Global fashion brands highlight innovative new sources as solution to viscose fabrics made from Ancient and Endangered Forests London, Los Angeles, New Albany, San Francisco, Vancouver, Victoria. February 5, 2019 – Environmental not-for-profit Canopy is thrilled to announce new brand commitments that support the development of a next generation of viscose fabrics that will reduce … Continued

Fashion’s Impact on our Forests

By Elizabeth Sullivan and Amanda Carr You probably know that the trees once lived in by endangered orangutans could be hanging in your closet right now. Many fabrics like rayon, viscose and modal are made from trees! Canopy has calculated that over 150 million trees are logged and turned into fabric every year. If placed … Continued

Canopy’s 2018 Hot Button Ranking of Global Viscose Producers

Leading brands track environmental progress, innovation and controversial sourcing Vancouver, Canada. December 9, 2018. Leading brands are looking to the Hot Button Report, published today by environmental not-for-profit Canopy, to inform their viscose/rayon purchasing decisions. Lenzing, Birla Cellulose and ENKA lead the sector with light green shirt rankings – and almost a third of global … Continued

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