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I remember standing on a mountaintop, looking at scarred landscape — what used to be a vibrant forest teeming with life — when I knew we needed a new strategy to save these integral ecosystems. I knew that we didn’t need to cut down trees that have been alive for a thousand years or more … Continued

Tree Talks: The secret wisdom of trees with Dr. Suzanne Simard

In Canopy’s inaugural Tree Talk, ecologist Dr. Suzanne Simard shared her insights and groundbreaking research on the deep, healing, and magical world of forests. Dr. Simard is best known for her work on how trees interact and communicate with each other using vast underground fungal networks. Watch Dr. Simard discuss her work and the interconnected … Continued

188 global groups say it’s time to ‘make the throw-away go away’

Before the 1950s and 60s, the majority of the products we produced and consumed were built to last. Milk bottles made of glass were returned and sterilized for re-use, restaurants offered ceramic plates and stainless-steel cutlery and the plastic bag was yet to be invented. But since then, as technology progressed we have developed an … Continued

Single Use to Systems Change

From Single Use to Systems Change: A Call to Action  Our planet is fragile, and experiencing a dual crisis of runaway climate change and unprecedented biodiversity loss. Global temperature rise may already have passed a point of no return due to escalating CO2 levels in the Earth’s atmosphere, and the decline and loss of species … Continued

Just ahead of Black Friday, 22 Brands Sign On to Pack4Good

Brands take action on packaging as Black Friday looms Three billion trees cut down every year for paper packaging FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 24, 2020, Vancouver – Three days before Black Friday – the globe’s second largest shopping day – 22 brands including beauty brands Lush Cosmetics (North America), Beauty Kitchen and LOLI, fashion brands Stitch … 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

Aditya Birla Group’s new CanopyStyle Audit reconfirms low risk of sourcing from Ancient and Endangered Forests and movement on Next Generation Solutions and conservation

Mumbai, New York, Vancouver, OCTOBER 14, 2020: Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy, third-party auditor Preferred by Nature (formerly NEPCon), and Aditya Birla Group released the India-head quartered viscose producer’s results of their second CanopyStyle Audit. Birla has, once again, confirmed the industry leading rank of low risk of sourcing pulp from Ancient and Endangered Forests or … Continued

Second independent audit of Lenzing’s raw material sourcing re-affirms ‘low-risk’ status

Lenzing (Austria), New York, and Vancouver – October 6, 2020: Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy and third-party auditor NEPCon released the independent audit results of Lenzing AG’s pulp sourcing. The audit of the company that creates products such TENCEL™ Viscose, TENCEL™ Modal, TENCEL™ Lyocell, and TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers with REFIBRA™ technology, confirms the industry-leading rating of … Continued

Great news for an iconic forest with a history!

A Letter from our Executive Director on Canopy and the Clayoquot Sound   Dear Friends, There is a place on the edge of the world – well, of the North American continent anyway – that inspired a generation of forest activists. It is Clayoquot Sound on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island in British … Continued

Canopy Joins United Nations Fashion Charter on Climate Change to Secure Next Generation Solutions and Forest Protection

It’s a busy time as Climate Week activities swing into high gear, not coincidentally, at the same time that the United Nations General Assembly is getting underway in New York. These parallel events are focal points for many of us interested in and committed to advancing positive change in the world. The topics on the … 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

Meet the heroes in our 2019 Annual Report

We are thrilled to be sharing our 20th Anniversary Annual Report with you. Over the years, many people have proven themselves Canopy heroes by inspiring and supporting our work. Read on to find out about how some of these people have worked with us to help save forests.     WHO: Helena Helmersson, CEO of … Continued

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