News Type: Media Releases

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

On World Rainforest Day, 45 fashion brands commit to keeping forests standing

June 22, 2020 – On World Rainforest Day 45 brands, including Walmart-owned ASDA/George, Ralph Lauren, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, BESTSELLER, Ivy & Oak, Masai, Fiber X Finland, The Workroom LA, Nanushka, and Ted Baker have launched CanopyStyle policies to transform the viscose supply chain and protect the world’s forests. These forward-thinking companies collectively represent over $100 billion … Continued

Pack4Good Campaign Adds 11 New Companies

Global Companies Join Initiative to Tackle Growing Packaging Problem   June 10, 2020: Global — The surge in on-line shopping arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the massive amount of packaging it entails, has brought to light the already substantial impact of paper-based packaging on the world’s forests, wildlife and climate. To address this issue … Continued

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

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