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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

About the CanopyStyle Brands June 22

  Asda Stores Ltd. Founded in the 1960s in Yorkshire, Asda is one of Britain’s leading retailers and helps customers save money and live better in stores, online and through their mobile devices. Each week more than 18 million customers visit its 645 stores – including 30 Supercentres, 392 Superstores, 155 Supermarkets, 33 Asda Living … Continued

IDEALISHLIFE.COM: How to Keep Old-Growth Trees Out of Your Clothes

There’s something remarkably soft about walking through an old-growth temperate rainforest in the Pacific Northwest. Moss covers forest floors and giant fallen tree trunks like a plush blanket. Nutrient-rich soil, filled deep with decaying organic matter, feels like padding under each step. Even the wet bark of a red cedar feels like it could crumble … Continued

About the new Pack4Good Companies

June 3, 2020 About Aritzia Aritzia is an innovative design house and fashion boutique. We conceive, create, develop and retail fashion brands with a depth of design and quality that provides compelling value. Each of our exclusive brands has its own vision and distinct aesthetic point of view. As a group, they are united by an unwavering … Continued

The New Normal Will Be Full of Next Generation Solutions

In some business sectors, it is suspected that up to 50% of the supply chain will have disappeared in the wake of the pandemic. The effect of retail stores shuttering and bans on large gatherings had an almost immediate knock-on effect down the supply chain. Simultaneously, the isolation measures in manufacturing regions around the world … 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

What Happens in Davos…. Can Change the World

Straight out of Davos – A Pulp Thriller for the Decade Last week’s headlines were dominated by the speeches and developments of the World Economic Forum, where for the first time in its 15-year history, environmental issues were front and centre on the agenda. As the world’s CEOs, diplomats, thought leaders, and young climate defenders … Continued

FAQ: Survival – A Pulp Thriller: A Plan for Saving Forests and Climate

    Q:  Does the plan account for the costs and impacts of decommissioning existing infrastructure that uses trees? A: No. This plan outlines the direct costs associated with creating mill infrastructure. Some of the existing infrastructure can be retrofitted if it is close enough to alternative feedstock sources. However, most wood pulp mills are … 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

What’s In the Box? Part 1

Market pulp. This may be one of the least sexy commodities in the world, but it goes into making the paper boxes that sexier goods like clothing and electronics are shipped in, that your milk and juice cartons are made with, that take-out food gets served in and that your cosmetics and pharmaceuticals come packaged … Continued

Hot Looks for Textile Exchange 2019

CanopyStyle takes a closer look at this fall’s top forest fashion trends   1- Never Say Never When we launched CanopyStyle in 2013, leading viscose producers told Canopy that turning recycled clothing into viscose at commercial scale wasn’t possible. 2019 has shown us otherwise. Since this summer, two additional viscose producers have launched Next Generation … Continued

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