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The Hot Button Issue Report for 2017 – A Ranking of Global Viscose Producers

Canopy’s Updated Global Viscose Producer Ranking: The Hot Button Report Taking stock of environmental progress, performance and expectations Vancouver, November 2nd, 2017 – Today marks the release of the updated and expanded edition of the Hot Button Report, a ranking of eleven viscose and rayon producers that represent 70% of global viscose production. The report … Continued

New Study Reveals Lighter Environmental Footprint for Fibers Sourced from Flax and Recycled Clothing

Peer-Reviewed LCA Commissioned by Global Fashion Pioneer Stella McCartney Compares Ten Different Fiber Inputs for Manmade Cellulose Fiber   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: London, UK; Vancouver, Canada; Emeryville, California – October 19, 2017– Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) today announced the release of a groundbreaking Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing the environmental performance of … Continued

Agricultural Residue Paper-Packaging to Become a Reality

First Modern Straw Pulp Mill in North America Now under Construction   Vancouver, BC. September 27, 2017 – For the past 15 years, environmental not-for-profit Canopy has been advocating to make commercial agricultural residue paper a reality. Today marks a significant milestone towards realizing that vision. Columbia Pulp, the first modern mill of its kind, … Continued

Gap Inc. and their iconic brands join CanopyStyle to protect the world’s forests

Closing the Gap on Protecting Forests and Climate: Gap Inc. Latest US Brand to Join CanopyStyle to Eliminate Endangered Forests from Rayon   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vancouver, August 2, 2017: International not-for-profit Canopy is thrilled to announce that Gap Inc., the largest specialty retailer in the United States, is bringing their significant brand cache and … Continued

Canopy’s Annual Blueline Ranking Now Live: The 2017 Guide to Greater Sustainability – Does your Printer make the Grade?

For Immediate Release Vancouver, July 27 2017. Today, international environmental not-for-profit Canopy unveiled the 2017 update to its Blueline Ranking – a widely used customer tool profiling and ranking the sustainability performance of North America’s largest printers. Printers analyzed in this year’s assessment represent $34 billion in annual sales in the highly competitive North American … Continued

Birla Cellulose CanopyStyle Audit: Results Released

   Birla Cellulose receives industry-leading results in their first-ever independent verification by the Rainforest Alliance of raw material sourcing and forest conservation for viscose fabrics made by Aditya Birla   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mumbai, New York and Vancouver – June 21th, 2017  Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy and the Rainforest Alliance released results of the first … Continued

US Fashion Industry Association and Environmental Not-for-Profit Canopy Join Forces to Protect Forests

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington DC and Vancouver, June 7, 2017: Canopy and the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) announced today that they will work side by side to keep global endangered forests out of the US fashion supply chain. The CanopyStyle initiative has quickly become the fastest moving … Continued

Announcing the CanopyStyle Audit – First Ever Audit of Forest-Based Fabrics

  Canopy is pleased to announce the release today of the CanopyStyle Audit — the first ever comprehensive, third party audits of a global viscose and rayon producer to assess their risk of sourcing from the world’s endangered forests.   Lenzing is the largest producer of viscose in the world, and the first producer to … Continued

Lenzing’s CanopyStyle Audit: Results Released

Lenzing’s CanopyStyle Audit: Results Released Release of first-ever independent verification by the Rainforest Alliance of raw material sourcing and forest conservation for fabric made with Lenzing™ fibers Lenzing, New York and Vancouver – May 24th, 2017 Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy and the Rainforest Alliance, released the first independent verification audit results of Lenzing’s wood sourcing. … Continued

Canopy Launches Partnership with Circular Economy Producer CRAiLAR

A Step Closer to Fashion that is Free of Ancient and Endangered Forests   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vancouver – May 11th, 2017: Canopy is pleased to announce today that innovative natural fiber producer, CRAiLAR Fiber Technologies International Inc., has a launched a leading-edge policy. CRAiLAR is one of a growing number of solutions technology enterprises in … Continued

Canopy’s Ecopaper Database – The “Holy Grail” of Directories for North America’s Best Environmental Papers

Canopy launches expanded go-to resource for print customers with sustainability preferences   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vancouver, May 9, 2017 – As a growing number of manufacturers seek to meet the growing market for environmental papers and packaging, Canopy launched its updated Ecopaper Database today. The much-anticipated 2017 iteration of this online resource features more than … Continued

From Zero to 100 for Forests – A CanopyStyle Timeline

In a short three-and-a-half years, the CanopyStyle campaign, which sees fashion designers, brands, and fabric manufacturers pledge to end the use of ancient and endangered forests in their supply chains, has become the fastest moving environmental initiative in the apparel industry. Here’s a look back on how that happened. November 2012 International award winning environmental … Continued

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