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L’usine de papier Rolland crée un précédent écologique pour la conservation des forêts

St-Jérôme, Vancouver, 23 septembre 2015 – En tant que producteur canadien de papier recyclé de spécialité, Les entreprises Rolland inc. est heureuse d’annoncer son engagement à contribuer à la protection des forêts en péril. De plus, la compagnie souhaite investir dans la recherche et le développement en vue de trouver de nouvelles fibres et ainsi éviter … Continued

Sateri starts down new path to sustainability with Canopy

Today, another of the world’s largest viscose producers, Sateri, announced its new Pulp Sourcing Policy. It will shift the company away from the world’s endangered forests, high carbon rainforests and socially controversial sources. This breakthrough policy was developed in collaboration with international environmental not-for-profit, Canopy. It covers Sateri’s global wood sourcing for mills based in … Continued

Building momentum for CanopyStyle.org: G-Star RAW joins Initiative to Protect Forests

Today, international environmental not-for-profit, Canopy, is delighted to announce that the earth’s ancient and endangered forests have an even larger fan base with a new player joining the initiative CanopyStyle.org. Innovation and sustainability leader G-Star RAW is adding their pioneering styles to the growing list of international clothing brands, retailers and designers committing not to use endangered forests … Continued

New guide for business ranks printers on sustainability performance

Canopy finds gap widening between top performers and those slow to move San Diego, Vancouver – Today international environmental not-for-profit, Canopy, 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 … Continued

Le plus grand producteur de rayonne au monde dévoile sa politique en matière de conservation des forêts

Montréal/Vancouver, le 7 mai 2015 Aujourd’hui, le géant mondial de la viscose dévoile sa politique visant à éliminer tout approvisionnement en fibres provenant des forêts anciennes et menacées de la planète pour sa production de viscose, qui est grandement utilisée dans l’industrie du vêtement et des textiles. Ce conglomérat, qui est le principal producteur de … Continued

World’s Largest Rayon Producer Announces Forest Protection Policy

Vancouver, BC, May 7, 2015 Today, global viscose giant Aditya Birla announces its industry-leading policy to eliminate any sourcing from the world’s ancient and endangered forests for all of its Viscose fibres, which are widely used in clothing and textiles. The company is the world’s largest producer of Viscose, manufacturing 20% of global supply of … Continued

Canopy welcomes Canada’s leading recycled paper manufacturer’s latest initiative

Cascades continues to raise the bar Montreal, August 21, 2014: Cascades, the Quebec-based manufacturer of packaging and tissue products, has pioneered the use of recycled fibres since it’s foundation in 1964. Today, environmental not-for-profit Canopy is acknowledging the company’s continued sustainability leadership as Cascades adopts a new sustainable procurement practice. Cascades states that the company: … Continued

Ancient Forest Friendly Awards Open

Coveted Ancient Forest Friendly™ Awards Now Open for Entry July 9, 2014, Vancouver: Today Canopy is pleased to announce the 2014 Ancient Forest Friendly™ Awards are open for entry. Using our concise and simple on-line survey, a few minutes of your time puts your brand in the running for recognition in meeting the gold standard … Continued

Canopy welcomes RR Donnelley’s newly released paper procurement practices

Vancouver, June 18, 2014: When the biggest ship in the harbour sets sail, it creates a wake that rocks all other boats. RR Donnelley is the ocean liner of North American printers and the recent inclusion of its paper purchasing sustainability practices on their corporate website is likely to spread ripples throughout the entire printing … Continued

EcoPlanet Bamboo signs Ancient Forest Friendly Policy with Canopy and commits to develop eco-appropriate sourcing for fabrics

Vancouver, October 15, 2014: Canopy is pleased today to announce that innovative leader EcoPlanet Bamboo has committed to a sourcing policy designed to offer a more sustainable option for clothing brands seeking alternatives to ancient and endangered forest fibres. This marks a shift for Canopy, whose traditional focus has been on users and producers of … Continued

Deforestation: So out of style

Building momentum for Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest: Levi Strauss & Co., Marks & Spencer, Portico Brands and ASOS make endangered forest commitments London, Vancouver, October 29, 2014: As experts gather today in London to assess the accelerating rate of global forest loss and address the Innovation Forum theme, “How Business Can Tackle Deforestation”, the … Continued

Canopy Style Is On Trend

The forest Canopy is becoming a hit in the fashion world this season. Building on a growing groundswell, global retail leaders H&M and Inditex/Zara have made commitments to address the impacts of the use of trees in man-made cellulosic fabrics like viscose and rayon.

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