Founder and Executive Director
Nicole Rycroft is founder and executive director of Canopy, a not-for-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting our forests, species and climate. Canopy collaborates with more than 750 companies to develop innovative solutions, to make their supply chains more sustainable and to help protect our world’s remaining ancient and endangered forests. Nicole is the recipient of an Ashoka Fellowship, a Canadian Environment Award Gold Medal and numerous conservation and publishing industry awards. With a drive and passion for harnessing corporate power, Nicole has dedicated the last 17 years to Canopy’s growing success.