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A Clean, Circular Materials Future Is No Longer a Fabrication
A Clean, Circular Materials Future Is No Longer a Fabrication

8 months ago - At SB’23 San Diego, three sets of innovators at the forefront of the materials and packaging space shared key insights into the biobased and circular solutions driving a sea change in the market.

‘Clean Beauty’ Is Just a Pipe Dream If Sustainability Gets Left Behind
‘Clean Beauty’ Is Just a Pipe Dream If Sustainability Gets Left Behind

1 year ago - Every year, 3B trees are turned into paper packaging for the products we buy — including for many ‘clean’ beauty brands. These brands must take the same holistic approach to their packaging as their ingredients.

COP27 Yields More Impressive Forest-Conservation Commitments; But Will Our Efforts Go Up in Smoke?
COP27 Yields More Impressive Forest-Conservation Commitments; But Will Our Efforts Go Up in Smoke?

1 year ago - From COP27, we see more and more business initiatives focused on not only reaching sustainability, but averting a climate crisis and achieving nature positivity — but have climate-fueled forest fires already nullified our chances at an effective carbon market?

COP 2030 Deforestation Commitment: More Hot Air or Game-Changer for our Planet?
COP 2030 Deforestation Commitment: More Hot Air or Game-Changer for our Planet?

2 years ago - One of the most noteworthy pledges to come out of COP26 so far sees over 100 governments, responsible for 86 percent of the world’s forests, committing to end deforestation by 2030. Now, we must immediately take this lofty vision and make it a reality.

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Canopy Welcomes LVMH, 29 More Brands to Coalitions Working to Preserve the World’s Forests
Canopy Welcomes LVMH, 29 More Brands to Coalitions Working to Preserve the World’s Forests

3 years ago - Corporate participation in Canopy’s CanopyStyle and Pack4Good initiatives — which work with the world’s biggest brands to protect forests and transform destructive supply chains in the fashion and packaging industries, respectively — is at an all-time high.

Global Innovation Competition Seeks Solutions to Microplastic Pollution
Global Innovation Competition Seeks Solutions to Microplastic Pollution

3 years ago - Conservation X Labs’ $650,000 challenge aims to “harness planetary genius” to create solutions to replace plastic in textiles and textile manufacturing.

Ahead of Black Friday, Brands Join Fight Against Paper Packaging Problem
Ahead of Black Friday, Brands Join Fight Against Paper Packaging Problem

3 years ago - 22 more brands have joined Canopy’s Pack4Good campaign to greatly reduce the three billion trees cut down every year for paper packaging.

Stella McCartney, Telus Join Initiative to Tackle Paper Packaging Problem
Stella McCartney, Telus Join Initiative to Tackle Paper Packaging Problem

4 years ago - Participation in Canopy’s Pack4Good initiative to keep the world’s ancient and endangered forests out of packaging supply chains doubles, with the addition of 11 new companies.

Trending: Virus, Be Damned — Fashion Industry Charges Ahead Toward Sustainable Future
Trending: Virus, Be Damned — Fashion Industry Charges Ahead Toward Sustainable Future

4 years ago - Even as COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines and the global consciousness, the 7th annual Fashion Revolution Week sees news and moves from Jeans Redesign, Vivienne Westwood and Fair Trade USA, to name a few.

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Report: Overhaul of Paper, Textile Industries Can Halt Climate, Extinction Crisis in a Decade
Report: Overhaul of Paper, Textile Industries Can Halt Climate, Extinction Crisis in a Decade

4 years ago - Canopy’s ‘Pulp Thriller’ outlines a plan to save the world’s forests and climate by replacing 50% of forest fiber from pulp manufacturing with next-generation, alternative fibers such as agricultural residues and waste cotton.

Trending: Collaborations Fostering Next-Gen Solutions for Coffee Cups, Paper Packaging
Trending: Collaborations Fostering Next-Gen Solutions for Coffee Cups, Paper Packaging

4 years ago - Environmental NGO Canopy rallies apparel brands around better paper packaging; and six graduates of the NextGen Circular Business Accelerator prepare to bring their their sustainable coffee cup solutions to market.

Over 170 Brand Partners, Innovators Hard at Work on Sustainable Viscose
Over 170 Brand Partners, Innovators Hard at Work on Sustainable Viscose

5 years ago - Global fashion brands highlight new solutions to viscose made from ancient and endangered forests.

China Lags on Sustainable Viscose, Australia Unveils Tree-Free Alternative
China Lags on Sustainable Viscose, Australia Unveils Tree-Free Alternative

5 years ago - Report: Chinese viscose sector’s sustainability roadmap fails to deliver

New Global Map of Ancient, Endangered Forests Brings Conservation Science to Boardrooms
New Global Map of Ancient, Endangered Forests Brings Conservation Science to Boardrooms

5 years ago - Today marks the public launch of a new online tool that will enable global companies to identify the world’s ancient and endangered forests.

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Paper Calculator v4 Continues to Drive Sustainable Use, Purchasing
Paper Calculator v4 Continues to Drive Sustainable Use, Purchasing

5 years ago - From packaging to copy paper and tissue, global paper consumption is steadily increasing. Reducing paper’s impacts on the planet is critical, but only what’s measured is managed. Previous tools to help quantify paper’s environmental performance have had limited data quality, scope and accessibility.

Canopy Sheds Light on Link Between Fashion, Rainforests in New Short Film
Canopy Sheds Light on Link Between Fashion, Rainforests in New Short Film

6 years ago - While textile waste and human rights are often the focus of conversations surrounding sustainability in the fashion industry, most consumers remain unaware of the sector’s impact on forests and the wildlife and communities that rely on them. In a bid to raise awareness around the need to protect this valuable natural resource, Canopy, an environmental organization dedicated to protecting the world’s forests, has launched a new video for International Day of Forests that connects clothing to the rainforests of Northern Sumatra.

Nestlé, Danone, M&S Among Few Companies Walking the Talk on Ending Deforestation
Nestlé, Danone, M&S Among Few Companies Walking the Talk on Ending Deforestation

6 years ago - As an issue putting nearly a trillion dollars at risk, deforestation has quickly become a front-of-mind concern for businesses dependent on forest-risk commodities, such as timber, palm oil and cocoa. However, new data released by the Forest 500 shows that the 250 companies with the greatest influence over forests are failing to adequately address deforestation risks, and will not meet 2020 goals to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains.

Trending: CanopyStyle, Burberry Further Mainstreaming Sustainable Textiles
Trending: CanopyStyle, Burberry Further Mainstreaming Sustainable Textiles

7 years ago - The sourcing and manufacturing of materials are two of the most environmentally impactful aspects of the fashion industry. In an effort to shift the sector to a more sustainable model, key industry players have revved up efforts to move sustainable materials to the mainstream.

6 More Global Fashion Leaders Join CanopyStyle to Help Ensure Forest-Free Rayon by 2017
6 More Global Fashion Leaders Join CanopyStyle to Help Ensure Forest-Free Rayon by 2017

8 years ago - Canadian forest-conservation NGO Canopy has announced six new brand partnerships in its successful CanopyStyle initiative, through which more than 65 major fashion brands, designers and retailers have pledged to end the use of ancient and endangered forests in their rayon supply chains. Viscose and rayon fibers are made from wood pulp and are some of the most widely used in clothing and textiles, threatening endangered forests. Approximately 120 million trees are logged annually for fabrics and about a third of them are sourced from ancient and/or endangered forests.

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Progress for Fashion and Forests: Two Years of CanopyStyle
Progress for Fashion and Forests: Two Years of CanopyStyle

8 years ago - Viscose and rayon fibers are made from wood pulp and are some of the most widely used in clothing and textiles, threatening endangered forests. Approximately 120 million trees are logged annually for fabrics and about one third of them are sourced from ancient and/or endangered forests. Since its launch in October 2013, 60 companies have committed to eliminate endangered forests from their fabric supply chains by 2017 through the CanopyStyle initiative.