Category: CanopyStyle

CANOPYSTYLE AUDITS: Kelheim Fibres Audit Released

German viscose producer achieves low risk in first CanopyStyle Audit   Kelheim, New York and Vancouver: Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Kelheim Fibres released the results of Kelheim’s CanopyStyle Audit. The company’s current supply chain is confirmed as low risk of sourcing wood from Ancient and Endangered Forests or other controversial sources. … Continued

The 2019 Hot Button Ranking of Viscose Producers is Here!

Canopy’s 2019 Hot Button Ranking of Global Viscose Producers: More ‘green shirts’ and a focus on Next Generation Solutions reveal real change in real time for the world’s forests   Vancouver, Canada. December 18, 2019. As more than 200 brands and retailers move to eliminate Ancient and Endangered Forests from their viscose and rayon fabrics … Continued

Apparel Giant PVH Corp. Partners with Canopy to Transform its Packaging and Viscose Supply Chains

Thursday, December 12, 2019, Vancouver and New York City: As global leaders gather at COP25 to determine the next steps in tackling the climate crisis, one of the world’s largest fashion companies, PVH Corp., is taking concrete action to mitigate its impacts on the world’s forests and climate. The parent company of iconic brands like … Continued

The Latest CanopyStyle Audit: Chinese viscose filament yarn producer Xinxiang Chemical Fiber (Bailu)

Chinese viscose filament yarn producer Xinxiang Chemical Fiber (Bailu) completes its first CanopyStyle Audit December 3, 2019. Xinxiang (China), New York and Vancouver: Today, environmental not-for-profit organizations Canopy, third-party non-profit certification body NEPCon, and Xinxiang Chemical Fiber (Bailu) released the results of Bailu’s 2019 CanopyStyle Audit. The company is one of China’s leading producers of … Continued

MEDIA STATEMENT: Canopy Statement on Recent Sateri/APRIL/RGE Announcements Oct 10/19

Canopy is pleased to acknowledge indicators of some early stage progress in addressing controversial fibre production and fibre sourcing by the Royal Golden Eagle corporate family, including viscose producer Sateri and pulp producer Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL). Canopy is happy to provide the following additional context on the public announcements that both companies … Continued

Hot Looks for Textile Exchange 2019

CanopyStyle takes a closer look at this fall’s top forest fashion trends   1- Never Say Never When we launched CanopyStyle in 2013, leading viscose producers told Canopy that turning recycled clothing into viscose at commercial scale wasn’t possible. 2019 has shown us otherwise. Since this summer, two additional viscose producers have launched Next Generation … Continued

Canopy and ZDHC Partner to Safeguard Forests, Water, Human Health, Biodiversity and Climate in Fashion Sector Work

Amsterdam and Vancouver, October 7, 2019 – Today, CanopyStyle and The ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme are announcing a partnership to scale up their collaborative work toward tackling the negative impacts of chemical processing, wastewater discharge, and raw material sourcing in viscose production. “With these two strong organizations aligning and collaborating, contributors and partners of both ZDHC … Continued

Vogue : What are you wearing right now? If it’s rayon or viscose, chances are it comes from the Amazon

This article was published in Vogue Australia and Vogue India. By Sam Rogers. Do you know what your clothes are made from? If the label says ‘rayon’ or ‘viscose’ then it’s likely that you’re wearing the rainforest, possibly from Canada, Indonesia or the Amazon, which continues to be ravaged by the estimated 2,500 active fires spreading throughout Brazil, … Continued

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.    

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

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

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