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CANOPYSTYLE AUDITS: Eastman and Formosa Release Audit Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 24, 2020. In this time of global uncertainty, Canopy is pleased to share news about companies continuing to move forward on their CanopyStyle commitments. Hot on the heels of Vivienne Westwood’s inspiring Earth Day piece, two important man-made cellulosic fibre producers have completed and published the first of their annual CanopyStyle … Continued

EARTH DAY 2020: Vivienne Westwood x Canopy

#VIVIENNEWESTWOOD X CANOPY #EARTHDAY2020 #MIRRORTHEWORLD   Today Canopy and Vivienne Westwood celebrate #EarthDay with the release of the video Vivus created by @AidanZamiri featuring a poem by spoken word artist, model, and visibility activist @Kai_Isaiah_jamal. The video was created to announce the partnership between the iconic design house and Canopy, a not-for-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting … Continued

Looking to the Future in the Midst of a Pandemic

A Message from Canopy’s Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft   This is a turbulent and anxious time to be alive. A microscopic organism has changed our way of life, shown how precious our friends and family are to us, and reminded us of what an interconnected web the world is. I have been stunned by the ferocity … 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

Announcing the CanopyStyle Next Generation Vision for Viscose

CanopyStyle Leaders Throw Weight Behind Bold Targets for Next Generation Viscose February 20, 2020. Hot on the heels of Canopy’s Next Generation Action Plan, released in Davos during the World Economic Forum, 26 CanopyStyle brands and producers are launching a Next Generation Vision for Viscose. The vision is a bold path that supports the investment … Continued

Canopy in Davos to release report on transforming the paper and textile industries to halt climate and species crisis

Canopy’s Founder and Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft, and H&M Chief Operating Officer, Helena Helmersson, at the launch of SURVIVAL in Davos. Plan for transformation lauded by major investors and global brands Davos, Switzerland, 21 January, 2020 – International environmental group Canopy today launched a visionary action plan. It describes how to transform the unsustainable global … Continued

PRINT ACTION BLOG: Five Takeaways from the Blueline Ranking

Our blog is now up on Print Action: Five takeaways from Canopy’s 2019 Blueline Ranking

September 2019 Newsletter

Threats to the Amazon,  good news for Vancouver Island’s Clayoquot Sound and Next Generations Solutions are in the house! Read Canopy’s latest edition of the Understory. http://bit.ly/2lZEEHy  

CONSERVATION GROUPS APPLAUD FEDERAL COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT INDIGENOUS LAND-USE VISIONS IN CLAYOQUOT SOUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance   August 23, 2019 Members of the Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance (CSCA) are congratulating the Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations for securing a key federal commitment to advance their land-use visions in Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia, which will conserve the remaining ecologically-rare old growth forests in this iconic … Continued

To celebrate its 20th year, Canopy opens a new Hum-Office

Vancouver, Toronto, Montréal, The Road. April 1st, 2019– Canopy is turning 20 today and to celebrate this milestone, the environmental not-for-profit is thrilled to announce it is opening a new office to enable its time-taxed team to cover more ground in the plight to save the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests. Today, Canopy is introducing … Continued

FORBES.COM: Social Entrepreneurs Are Opening New Pathways To Transform The Apparel Industry

This article appeared on Forbes.com on October 15, 2018. Social Entrepreneurs Are Opening New Pathways To Transform The Apparel Industry By Stephanie Schmidt The apparel industry is one of the largest in the world, generating a global value of about $3 trillion (2% of global GDP) and employing some 100 million people. Its unrivaled creativity, diversity and innovation … Continued

Great writers take a stand for the last stands of ancient forest on Vancouver Island

  Canopy has enlisted a group of renowned writers to create a piece of activist art to shine a light on the plight of Vancouver Island’s ancient forests—only 10% of which are still standing. Playing a game of Exquisite Corpse, Margaret Atwood, Terry Fallis, Suzanne Buffam, Laura Trunkey, John Valliant, Madeleine Thien, Karen Solie, Emma Donoghue, … Continued

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