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Printing Impressions: Canopy’s latest guide for business ranks North American printers on sustainability performance

Originally published in Printing Impressions. International environmental not-for-profit Canopy has released a report that profiles the environmental performance of North America’s largest printers at Sustainable Brands, a conference where major print customers are gathered. “The Blueline Report 2015: North American Printers: Sustainability, Transparency, Paper Sourcing and Forest Conservation” ranks major printers on a set of 29 key … Continued

New business guide ranks printers

Meeting your sustainability goals requires partners whose own policies and practices support you in hitting your targets. Printers are the gatekeepers to the eco-qualities of your paper products — be it your annual report or latest marketing materials.

Forest Love Trending with Nicole Bridger and Canopy

Environmental not for profit Canopy is thrilled to partner with Vancouver designer Nicole Bridger to start a fresh trend for forest conservation within the global fashion industry.

Transparency In Environmental Printing

Sustainability reporting for a growing number of companies has become an integral part of building brand value and communicating to customers. It is an important way for all of us to assess a corporation’s commitment to social and environmental issues and help us make choices that match our own values.

No matter which way you skin a wolf it doesn’t create caribou habitat

A study makes it clear that the province’s massive wolf kill program – a 10,000 km2 aerial gunning and poisoning program – that has been in effect in west central areas of Alberta since late 2005 has had little impact in the efforts to stabilize caribou populations.

Businesses for Boreal conservation

Buyers of Canada’s forest products count on both a reliable flow of goods and increasing levels of sustainability in the fibre they purchase. They support scientifically valid levels of protection that also ensures a steady supply of forest fibre into the future.

Des entreprises appuient la conservation de la forêt boréale

Les grands acheteurs de produits forestiers canadiens comptent sur un approvisionnement fiable et sur un niveau de durabilité environnementale de plus en plus élevé.

Indonesian Forest Gem on the Precipice

A recent study calculates that in 2012 Indonesia topped all other countries, losing 840,000 hectares of irreplaceable old-growth rainforest.

The Need for Straw Pulp Mills in North America

Over the years people have said we were nuts to think about making papers with wheat straw in North America and at least three people in the virgin paper industry have told me it will never happen. Persistence pays off and as a result I am pleased to say that our leadership has fostered a trend that is now gaining real momentum.

Saving Forests One Luxurious Sip At A Time

When you take a sip of Salt Spring Coffee, you get more than exceptional coffee. You are also supporting sustainable agriculture practices that protect carbon-rich forests and preserve habitat that is home to thousands of migratory birds.

Indonesian Pulp And Paper Giant APRIL’s Forest Policy Too Weak

In January 2014, Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL), Indonesia’s second largest pulp and paper producer and the largest driver of deforestation in the sector, released an updated Sustainable Forest Management Policy. The announcement seems to have been made in direct response to international pressure but unfortunately does nothing to really end deforestation and business as … Continued

Will Asia Pulp and Paper’s policy protect Indonesian forests?

By Dan Howells, Canopy Campaign Director Anniversaries are a funny thing. Especially the early ones. They mark the passing of time and measure where we are – whether in life, at work, amongst friends, or with loved ones. February 5, 2014 was an anniversary. The first one. One year ago, Indonesia’s largest logging company, Asia Pulp … Continued

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