Next Generation Solutions – Canopy

Category: Next Generation Solutions

Mohamed Adow, Nicole Rycroft receive US$3 million Climate Breakthrough Award

February 3, 2021, San Francisco, USA — Mohamed Adow, Director of Power Shift Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, and Nicole Rycroft, Executive Director of Canopy in Vancouver, Canada, are the newest recipients of the Climate Breakthrough Award. The award is given to extraordinary strategists to afford them the time, space, and resources to develop and implement bold … Continued

2020 Hot Button Media Release – Mandarin translation

Global Viscose Supply Surpasses Critical Half Way Mark Towards Ancient Forest Free Fashion: 时尚界淘汰来自原始濒危森林的粘胶纤维 – 行程过半 52% of viscose supply now ‘green shirt’ in Hot Button Ranking 52%全球粘胶产能获得“绿色衬衫”纽扣排名   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vancouver, October 29, 2020: Today, fifty-two percent of the global viscose supply has been deemed ‘green shirts’ in the 2020 Hot Button Report … Continued

2020 Hot Button Ranking and Report is here!

Global Viscose Supply Surpasses Critical Half Way Mark Towards Ancient Forest Free Fashion: 52% of viscose supply now ‘green shirt’ in Hot Button Ranking   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vancouver, October 29, 2020: Today, fifty-two percent of the global viscose supply has been deemed ‘green shirts’ in the 2020 Hot Button Report and Ranking by environmental … Continued

Survival: a pulp thriller (the video)

“What do you say? Want to be part of the mission to save the planet?” The chips are stacked against them. Peril stands at every corner and planetary health hangs by a thread. It looks dark but, wait, is that light on the horizon? Just in time for Halloween, Canopy has a heart-thumping thriller for … Continued

SolutionsAreSexy – Pictures and Credits

PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS:  PACKAGING POSTS: Bag: Model – @vic.thomsen 50% post-consumer recycled,  50% wheat straw pulp from Columbia Pulp. Manufactured by Willamette Falls Paper Co. Ancient Forest Friendly. Tissue paper: Model – @natashaemmamarie Tissue made with 100% wheat straw residue left after the grain harvest in NE China  by North American Green Pulp. H&M Dress:  50% … Continued

For London Fashion Week, #SolutionsAreSexy

Eco-Solutions Get Sexy at London Fashion Week A series of playfully risque ads called ‘Solutions Are Sexy’ by eco-fashion advocates Canopy, are airing during London Fashion week. They highlight a range of solutions available to brands and consumers to “take the trees out of the shopping spree”. The unconventional ads show that fabrics can be made from discarded textiles, … Continued

Amazon joins CanopyStyle to help end the use of Ancient and Endangered Forests in viscose clothing

The CanopyStyle initiative has a new partner in the effort to help end the use of Ancient and Endangered Forests in apparel fabrics — online retailer, Amazon. Amazon has just published its timelined commitment to ensure that by 2022 all of the company’s private label clothing will not include “rayon or viscose derived from ancient and … Continued

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS: Canopy Has 2020 Vision

March 21 is International Day of Forests – a observance created by the UN to honour the vital role that forests play in making life on earth livable. At Canopy, every day is a day of forests. Our focus is on systems change and ending sourcing from the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests – which … Continued

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

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