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EARTH.COM: Deforestation for fashion – the cost of rayon

This article was published in Earth.com When you drape a thick fur coat over your shoulders, it’s very apparent you’re wearing the skin of an animal.  But there are other fabrics that are less obvious but commonly understood. If you slip into a silk dressing robe, it isn’t obvious you are wearing a product made … Continued

NATIONAL OBSERVER: Video and article explains link between rayon and endangered forests and species

In this great article and video, journalist Mike Ruffolo explains the link between fashion and deforestation, and lets viewers know what the CanopyStyle campaign is doing to save forests. Canopy’s Executive Director Nicole Rycroft is interviewed about our work. Read the article and watch the video here.

SUSTON: Hello? It’s 2018!

This article was published in Suston Magazine Vancouver-based NGO Canopy fumes on Twitter as loggers continue to cut down massive old growth trees for clothing, packaging, and fliers – this time right in Canopy’s own backyard. Is this tree going to become your next t-shirt? With only around 21% of the world’s virgin forests still standing, … Continued

FIBER2FASHION: Rainforest Alliance audits Sateri’s pulp sourcing

This article appeared in Fiber2Fashion Environmental not-for-profits Canopy and the Rainforest Alliance, together with global viscose producer Sateri, have come out with an independent verification audit results of Sateri’s pulp sourcing practices, a process that uses a risk-based approach and requires verifiable evidence to evaluate viscose producers’ progress on their CanopyStyle commitment. The auditors confirmed the termination … Continued

Sateri CanopyStyle Audit: Results Released

   Global viscose producer, Sateri, completes independent verification audit by Rainforest Alliance to evaluate wood pulp sourcing risk   May 21st 2018 – Shanghai, China, New York, USA and Vancouver, Canada  Today, environmental not-for-profits Canopy and the Rainforest Alliance, together with global viscose producer Sateri, are releasing the independent verification audit results of Sateri’s pulp … Continued

Must Do. Can Do. Are Doing!

From Ecological Deficit to Regenerating Natural Capital Think of the soil, the fresh water we have had for millennia, the carbon atoms stored tightly away in coal and oil deep underground as a very full bank account that we inherited. Until recently, the budget of use and regeneration was balanced. Animals, insects, plants and humans … Continued

Global fashion conglomerate Fast Retailing committed to protecting forests.

Vancouver, Canada. April 26, 2018 – Canopy is thrilled to announce that Japan-based, global apparel group, Fast Retailing, has committed to eliminating its use of ancient and endangered forests as well as advancing conservation solutions in places such as Québec, Canada’s, Broadback Forest. Fast Retailing is the owner of several major apparel companies, including the … Continued

HH Global announces alliance with Canopy

This press release was published by HH Global. London, 25 April 2018 – HH Global, the world’s fastest-growing and most innovative marketing execution partner, today announced its global alliance with leading not-for-profit forest conservation organization, Canopy.  This partnership follows the announcement of HH Global’s fiscal year 2019 Sustainability Targets and aligns with the cornerstone of … Continued

Time to Improve your Blueline Sustainability Ranking!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: VANCOUVER, APRIL 17, 2018. There are a few sure signs that spring has arrived in North America — seeing a robin, buds on trees, and of course, the call to participate in Canopy’s annual Blueline Ranking! The award-winning Blueline Ranking assesses many of the top 30 North American printers in the Printing Impressions 400 on key … Continued

CanopyStyle Follows the Thread

CANOPY LAUNCHES: CANOPYSTYLE FOLLOWS THE THREAD, A NEW VIDEO THAT CONNECTS CLOTHING IN YOUR LOCAL SHOPS TO THE RAINFORESTS OF NORTHERN SUMATRA   Vancouver, Canada. March 21, 2018. On International Day of Forests, explore how forests and fashion are linked with CanopyStyle Follows the Thread, a video from environmental not-for-profit Canopy. This five-minute video, created by … Continued

Turning Straw into Gold – Investment in Straw Pulp Mills

SEEDING SOLUTIONS I want to talk to you about why investing in agricultural fiber pulp manufacturing is necessary and makes good financial sense. I am not an investment professional, so why would I be so bold as to say this? Here are my lucky seven reasons why: Every paper trade magazine I have read, for … Continued

CanopyStyle: 125 Brands Now United for the World’s Forests

Transformation of the Viscose Supply Chain Underway as 20 New Brands Join the Movement  Berlin, Stockholm, Sydney, Toronto, Vancouver. February 6th, 2018 – Environmental not-for-profit Canopy is thrilled to announce 20 new brand commitments to eliminate the use of endangered forests in their textile supply chain by 2020. With the addition of companies zLabels, MQ … Continued

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