News Type: Media Releases

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

EARTH DAY 2020: Vivienne Westwood x Canopy

#VIVIENNEWESTWOOD X CANOPY #EARTHDAY2020 #MIRRORTHEWORLD   Today Canopy and Vivienne Westwood celebrate #EarthDay with the release of the video Vivus created by @AidanZamiri featuring a poem by spoken word artist, model, and visibility activist @Kai_Isaiah_jamal. The video was created to announce the partnership between the iconic design house and Canopy, a not-for-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting … 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

Canopy’s EcoPaper Database Updated and Expanded for 2020

GLOBAL EXPANSION OF CANOPY’S ECOPAPER DATABASE RESULTS IN RECORD NUMBER OF LISTINGS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2020. As more companies search for ways to minimize their impact on the Earth’s resources, and meet market demand for more sustainable paper and packaging, Canopy is thrilled to release the updated EcoPaper Database for 2020. The new … Continued

Announcing the CanopyStyle Next Generation Vision for Viscose

CanopyStyle Leaders Throw Weight Behind Bold Targets for Next Generation Viscose February 20, 2020. Hot on the heels of Canopy’s Next Generation Action Plan, released in Davos during the World Economic Forum, 26 CanopyStyle brands and producers are launching a Next Generation Vision for Viscose. The vision is a bold path that supports the investment … Continued

Canopy in Davos to release report on transforming the paper and textile industries to halt climate and species crisis

Canopy’s Founder and Executive Director, Nicole Rycroft, and H&M Chief Operating Officer, Helena Helmersson, at the launch of SURVIVAL in Davos. Plan for transformation lauded by major investors and global brands Davos, Switzerland, 21 January, 2020 – International environmental group Canopy today launched a visionary action plan. It describes how to transform the unsustainable global … Continued

The 2019 Hot Button Ranking of Viscose Producers is Here!

Canopy’s 2019 Hot Button Ranking of Global Viscose Producers: More ‘green shirts’ and a focus on Next Generation Solutions reveal real change in real time for the world’s forests   Vancouver, Canada. December 18, 2019. As more than 200 brands and retailers move to eliminate Ancient and Endangered Forests from their viscose and rayon fabrics … Continued

Apparel Giant PVH Corp. Partners with Canopy to Transform its Packaging and Viscose Supply Chains

Thursday, December 12, 2019, Vancouver and New York City: As global leaders gather at COP25 to determine the next steps in tackling the climate crisis, one of the world’s largest fashion companies, PVH Corp., is taking concrete action to mitigate its impacts on the world’s forests and climate. The parent company of iconic brands like … 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

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