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Double Your Impact: Donate by April 9th

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

New protection announced in the Broadback Forest

New protection announced in the Broadback Forest   As we begin 2021, we extend our deep appreciation to all market partners, brands, and producers, for their support in the conservation of the Broadback Forest and the Eeyou Istchee territory of the Grand Council of the Cree. Over the years, more than 25 corporations with headquarters in … Continued

New Partnerships for CanopyStyle Close the Traceability Gap

Canopy is so pleased to announce our latest partnerships with Fashion for Good and TextileGenesis. On December 1, we joined Fashion for Good and TextileGenesis, along with CanopyStyle brand partners BESTSELLER and Kering, in a new pilot project focused on bringing greater traceability to the viscose supply chain. Progressive brands have long been on a … Continued

Are you ready to play The Box is Right?

With the holiday season looming, there is an even higher demand for paper packaging. That means more Ancient and Endangered Forests could be destroyed to make boxes. Canopy is working with companies around the world through our Pack4Good initiative to ensure our world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests do not end up on your doorstep. Come … 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

About the Pack4Good brands – November 24, 2020

About Beauty Kitchen Beauty Kitchen are on a mission to create the most natural, effective and sustainable beauty products in the world. Together with new ways of thinking, they believe in truly paving the way for a sustainable future by making small changes, with big impact. To do this Beauty Kitchen lead with sustainable innovation, … 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

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

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