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Indonesia’s Largest Driver Of Deforestation Shifts Gears

On a recent visit to northern Sumatra I was struck by just how spectacular a global legacy the rainforests of Indonesia are. Home to orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos, Indonesia’s lush rainforests are the inspiration of storybooks. And with 60 billion metric tons of carbon stored in Indonesia’s peatlands, these forests are unsung heroes for our climate.

Sateri starts down new path to sustainability with Canopy

Today, another of the world’s largest viscose producers, Sateri, announced its new Pulp Sourcing Policy. It will shift the company away from the world’s endangered forests, high carbon rainforests and socially controversial sources. This breakthrough policy was developed in collaboration with international environmental not-for-profit, Canopy. It covers Sateri’s global wood sourcing for mills based in … Continued

Building momentum for CanopyStyle.org: G-Star RAW joins Initiative to Protect Forests

Today, international environmental not-for-profit, Canopy, is delighted to announce that the earth’s ancient and endangered forests have an even larger fan base with a new player joining the initiative CanopyStyle.org. Innovation and sustainability leader G-Star RAW is adding their pioneering styles to the growing list of international clothing brands, retailers and designers committing not to use endangered forests … Continued

SUPPLY MANAGEMENT: Rayon producer commits to forest protection policy

By Marino Donati, originally published in Supply Management. Rayon producer Aditya Birla has pledged to eliminate sourcing from ancient and endangered forests for all of its viscose fibres. The Indian manufacturer produces 20 per cent of the world’s supply of the material, made from wood pulp fibres, which is widely used in clothing and textiles. The commitment … Continued

Forest Love Trending with Nicole Bridger and Canopy

Environmental not for profit Canopy is thrilled to partner with Vancouver designer Nicole Bridger to start a fresh trend for forest conservation within the global fashion industry.

ECO-BUSINESS: Indian fabric giant adopts forest policy

Originally published in Eco-Business. One of the world’s largest fabric makers for the fashion industry today announced a policy to exclude fiber produced at the expense of endangered forests, reports Canopy, an environmental group that helped broker the commitment. Aditya Birla, an Indian conglomerate with operations in 36 countries and 120,000 employees, accounts for about a … Continued

WOMEN’S WEAR DAILY: Viscose giant to end sourcing in Ancient and Endangered Forests

By Arnold J. Karr, originally published in Women’s Wear Daily. Aditya Birla Group, the India-based apparel and textile firm believed to be the largest worldwide producer of viscose fibers, has agreed to end all sourcing from the world’s ancient and endangered forests. The Indian firm joins a group of more than two dozen apparel brands and … Continued

Le plus grand producteur de rayonne au monde dévoile sa politique en matière de conservation des forêts

Montréal/Vancouver, le 7 mai 2015 Aujourd’hui, le géant mondial de la viscose dévoile sa politique visant à éliminer tout approvisionnement en fibres provenant des forêts anciennes et menacées de la planète pour sa production de viscose, qui est grandement utilisée dans l’industrie du vêtement et des textiles. Ce conglomérat, qui est le principal producteur de … Continued

World’s Largest Rayon Producer Announces Forest Protection Policy

Vancouver, BC, May 7, 2015 Today, global viscose giant Aditya Birla announces its industry-leading policy to eliminate any sourcing from the world’s ancient and endangered forests for all of its Viscose fibres, which are widely used in clothing and textiles. The company is the world’s largest producer of Viscose, manufacturing 20% of global supply of … Continued

EcoPlanet Bamboo signs Ancient Forest Friendly Policy with Canopy and commits to develop eco-appropriate sourcing for fabrics

Vancouver, October 15, 2014: Canopy is pleased today to announce that innovative leader EcoPlanet Bamboo has committed to a sourcing policy designed to offer a more sustainable option for clothing brands seeking alternatives to ancient and endangered forest fibres. This marks a shift for Canopy, whose traditional focus has been on users and producers of … Continued

Deforestation: So out of style

Building momentum for Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest: Levi Strauss & Co., Marks & Spencer, Portico Brands and ASOS make endangered forest commitments London, Vancouver, October 29, 2014: As experts gather today in London to assess the accelerating rate of global forest loss and address the Innovation Forum theme, “How Business Can Tackle Deforestation”, the … 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.

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