At last months Earth Day, fashion and lifestyle brands and innovators unite to protect forests

In celebration of Earth Day, 15 companies have committed to end sourcing from Ancient and Endangered Forests in their textile and packaging supply chains, demonstrating their dedication to people and the planet. This commitment is part of the CanopyStyle and Pack4Good initiatives from solutions-driven environmental not-for-profit Canopy. Forward-thinking fashion and lifestyle brands in today’s announcement include John Lewis & Partners, Kering, Groupe Beaumanoir, Zadig & Voltaire, C&A, PANGAIA, City Threads, 2WO+1NE=2, Zeus + Dione, and House of Hackney.  Every year, 3.4 billion trees are cut down to make man-made cellulosic…

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Chinese Fashion Brands Herald the Year of the Wood Dragon by Committing to Protect Forests

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, three leading Chinese fashion companies, representing eight brands, have partnered with Canopy to keep climate- and biodiversity-critical forests out of their viscose and paper packaging supply chains. They are also now prioritizing circular, lower-impact NextGen alternatives. The announcement, which comes on the heels of the Lunar New Year, marks the first cluster of China-head-quartered brands to join CanopyStyle and Pack4Good, the fast-moving supply chain transformation initiatives of solutions-driven environmental nonprofit Canopy.  The brands pledging to protect Ancient and Endangered Forests today are multi-brand fashion…

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Bedding, Bike, Beauty Brands and More Commit to Ancient and Endangered Forests Protection

Twelve brands and innovators from across the retail spectrum have acted to address the growing climate and biodiversity crises by committing to keep Ancient and Endangered Forests out of the paper packaging and Man-made Cellulosic Fibre (MMCF) supply chains. The commitments are part of solutions-driven non-profit Canopy’s Pack4Good and CanopyStyle initiatives which currently represent over 403 and 547 brand partners respectively. Together the initiatives are shifting supply chains away from vital forests to low-impact, circular Next Gen Solutions. “At Cheekbone, it is our mandate to develop sustainable colour cosmetics with…

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An Audacious Plan to Save the World’s Most Vital Forests

A plan to save the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests was given a massive capacity boost, designed to unlock widespread transformation of the paper, packaging, and fashion viscose supply chains. Canopy, a solutions-driven non-profit that has partnered with over 900 global brands, from H&M Group and Zara, to Penguin Random House, Stella McCartney, and LVMH, will receive $60 million in funding from The Audacious Project to catalyze the commercial production of low-carbon and circular solutions across the globe. Such a move will have planetary impacts for the climate and biodiversity.…

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Global brands drive momentum on transition to forest-friendly supply chains

During last month’s COP27, leading companies including, H&M, Inditex, Stella McCartney, Ben & Jerry’s, HH Global, and Kering announced a collective commitment to purchase over half a million tonnes of low-carbon, low-footprint alternative fibers for fashion textiles and paper packaging. It is a move that will support the protection of the world’s vital forests and ecosystems and lower forest degradation pressures from the fashion and packaging supply chains. Spearheaded by environmental nonprofit Canopy, this commitment towards more sustainable, lower-carbon alternatives — known as Next Generation Solutions — reflects a building…

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