Media Releases – Canopy

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Century Rayon completes and publishes its first CanopyStyle Audit

Mumbai, New York, Vancouver, FEBRUARY 23, 2021: Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy, third-party auditor Preferred by Nature (formerly NEPCon), and Century Rayon released the India headquartered viscose filament yarn (VFY) producer’s first CanopyStyle audit report. The audit found that while the majority of Century Rayon’s suppliers are low risk of sourcing from priority Ancient and Endangered … Continued

188 Environmental Groups Call for an end to Single Use Products, as the United Nations Environment Assembly gets set to discuss sustainability

Make “throwaway go away” if you care about the planet, groups say   For Immediate Release: February 17, 2021 – As government representatives from 193 countries prepare to discuss “Strengthening Actions for Nature”[1], 188 environmental groups from around the world are calling on them to change the systems that support production of polluting single-use products. … Continued

Mohamed Adow, Nicole Rycroft receive US$3 million Climate Breakthrough Award

February 3, 2021, San Francisco, USA — Mohamed Adow, Director of Power Shift Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, and Nicole Rycroft, Executive Director of Canopy in Vancouver, Canada, are the newest recipients of the Climate Breakthrough Award. The award is given to extraordinary strategists to afford them the time, space, and resources to develop and implement bold … Continued

Governments announce Significant new protected areas in the Cree homeland of Eeyou Itschee

Parts of the Broadback-Mishigamish Forest are carved out of the protection agreement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, Montreal, December 17, 2020:  Conservation organizations Canopy and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) welcome today’s joint announcement by the Québec and Cree Nation Governments that brings protection within the Eeyou Itschee to 24% of their territories. This is a … 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

2020 Hot Button Media Release – Mandarin translation

Global Viscose Supply Surpasses Critical Half Way Mark Towards Ancient Forest Free Fashion: 时尚界淘汰来自原始濒危森林的粘胶纤维 – 行程过半 52% of viscose supply now ‘green shirt’ in Hot Button Ranking 52%全球粘胶产能获得“绿色衬衫”纽扣排名   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 … 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

Aditya Birla Group’s new CanopyStyle Audit reconfirms low risk of sourcing from Ancient and Endangered Forests and movement on Next Generation Solutions and conservation

Mumbai, New York, Vancouver, OCTOBER 14, 2020: Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy, third-party auditor Preferred by Nature (formerly NEPCon), and Aditya Birla Group released the India-head quartered viscose producer’s results of their second CanopyStyle Audit. Birla has, once again, confirmed the industry leading rank of low risk of sourcing pulp from Ancient and Endangered Forests or … Continued

Second independent audit of Lenzing’s raw material sourcing re-affirms ‘low-risk’ status

Lenzing (Austria), New York, and Vancouver – October 6, 2020: Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy and third-party auditor NEPCon released the independent audit results of Lenzing AG’s pulp sourcing. The audit of the company that creates products such TENCEL™ Viscose, TENCEL™ Modal, TENCEL™ Lyocell, and TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers with REFIBRA™ technology, confirms the industry-leading rating of … Continued

Tangshan Sanyou completes its second CanopyStyle Audit assessing viscose raw material sourcing

唐山三友完成了第二次CanopyStyle粘胶原材料采购审核 Tangshan (China), New York, and Vancouver – September 28, 2020: Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy and third-party auditor NEPCon released the independent verification audit results of Tangshan Sanyou’s pulp sourcing. This is the second CanopyStyle Audit completed by the company. 唐山(中国),纽约和温哥华 – 2020年9月28日:今日,非营利环保机构Canopy和第三方审核机构NEPCon共同公布唐山三友浆粕采购的独立审核结果。唐山三友作为粘胶生产商完成了第二次CanopyStyle审核。   The audit report confirms that Tangshan Sanyou has diligently removed identified … Continued

For London Fashion Week, #SolutionsAreSexy

Eco-Solutions Get Sexy at London Fashion Week A series of playfully risque ads called ‘Solutions Are Sexy’ by eco-fashion advocates Canopy, are airing during London Fashion week. They highlight a range of solutions available to brands and consumers to “take the trees out of the shopping spree”. The unconventional ads show that fabrics can be made from discarded textiles, … Continued

Jilin Chemical Fiber completes its first CanopyStyle Audit

Jilin, New York and Vancouver – June 25, 2020: Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Jilin Chemical Fiber Corporation released the results of Jilin’s first CanopyStyle Audit. The company produces man-made cellulosic fiber (MMCF), with headquarters in Jilin province, China. 吉林,纽约和温哥华 – June 25, 2020:今天,非营利性环保组织Canopy、第三方审核机构NEPCon和吉林化纤正式发布吉林化纤首次CanopyStyle审核报告。吉林化纤主要生产人造纤维素纤维(MMCF),总部位于中国吉林省。 The audit report indicates that Jilin Chemical Fiber … Continued

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