Viscose – Canopy

Category: Viscose

Jilin Chemical Fiber completes its first CanopyStyle Audit

Jilin, New York and Vancouver – June 25, 2020: Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Jilin Chemical Fiber Corporation released the results of Jilin’s first CanopyStyle Audit. The company produces man-made cellulosic fiber (MMCF), with headquarters in Jilin province, China. 吉林,纽约和温哥华 – June 25, 2020:今天,非营利性环保组织Canopy、第三方审核机构NEPCon和吉林化纤正式发布吉林化纤首次CanopyStyle审核报告。吉林化纤主要生产人造纤维素纤维(MMCF),总部位于中国吉林省。 The audit report indicates that Jilin Chemical Fiber … Continued

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

First US-based cellulosics producer, Eastman, completes the CanopyStyle Audit

Kingsport, New York and Vancouver – April 24, 2020. Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Eastman released the results of Eastman’s CanopyStyle Audit. The company is a producer of Naia™ cellulose acetate fibre, with headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee.   The audit reveals that the company has conducted an extensive risk assessment and sought … Continued

Taiwan’s Formosa Chemical and Fibre Corporation completes its first CanopyStyle Audit

Taipei, New York and Vancouver – April 24, 2020. Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Formosa Chemical and Fibre Corporation (FCFC) released the results of FCFC’s CanopyStyle Audit. The company produces viscose staple fibre, with headquarters Taipei, Taiwan. The audit report verifies that Formosa has swiftly prioritized sourcing FSC-certified fibre since it adopted … 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 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

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.    

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