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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

What’s Old is New Again – Paper from Plants

SEEDING SOLUTIONS The time for a pulp and paper revolution has come. Mixing vats of tree pulp with various chemicals to produce newsprint, book grade, copy paper, cardboard packaging and viscose has been a blessing and a curse. Pulp and paper is wonderfully useful in so many contexts, but too much of a good thing … Continued

GREENBIZ.COM: How Canopy’s founder is winning converts with her gospel of deforestation

This article is from Greenbiz.com, November 14, 2017 Written by Heather Clancy   To Nicole Rycroft, founder and executive director of non-profit Canopy, ancient forests are the “cathedrals of the natural world.” Species of all shapes and sizes make up the diverse congregation worshipping within. Birds fill the choir lofts with their sometimes-cacophonous hymns. They … Continued

Groundbreaking News – Literally!

Modern Pulp Mill Using Agricultural Fibers, Not Trees, Starts Construction in US by Valerie Langer   In August of 2017 bulldozers and backhoes moved in to break ground on a new pulp mill. Why is Canopy, an environmental organization, so excited about this? Well, it’s no ordinary pulp mill. Columbia Pulp is building a mill … Continued

The Hot Button Issue Report for 2017 – A Ranking of Global Viscose Producers

Canopy’s Updated Global Viscose Producer Ranking: The Hot Button Report Taking stock of environmental progress, performance and expectations Vancouver, November 2nd, 2017 – Today marks the release of the updated and expanded edition of the Hot Button Report, a ranking of eleven viscose and rayon producers that represent 70% of global viscose production. The report … Continued

GREENBIZ: 3 Telltale Signs You’re Shifting the Supply Chain

From Greenbiz.com, August 21, 2017   Three Telltale Signs You’re Shifting the Supply Chain by Nicole Rycroft One of my favorite things is to sit on a rock and listen to the sounds of a forest, knowing that someone else might do the same thing in the same place 100 years from now. While this is … Continued

New Study Reveals Lighter Environmental Footprint for Fibers Sourced from Flax and Recycled Clothing

Peer-Reviewed LCA Commissioned by Global Fashion Pioneer Stella McCartney Compares Ten Different Fiber Inputs for Manmade Cellulose Fiber   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: London, UK; Vancouver, Canada; Emeryville, California – October 19, 2017– Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) today announced the release of a groundbreaking Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing the environmental performance of … Continued

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