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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

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

World’s Largest Fashion Brand Selling Only Green Shirts

By Amanda Carr August 2020 The big news in fashion is that Zara, along with all brands owned by its parent company Inditex, will be selling only ‘green shirts’ as of their Winter 2021 collections. Before you panic and add comments below on how “green only looks good on grass” or “green shirts won’t go … Continued

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