Amy McIntyre

Urban forest

Investment in forestry within urban areas, or Urban Forests, could be the key to making cities across the Asia-Pacific region greener and more environmentally friendly, according to a report unveiled at the Asia-Pacific Urban Forestry Meeting in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Launched in front of representatives from 17 countries from

Singapore impact investment

A worldwide survey conducted by Natixis Global Asset Management has revealed that around three in four, or 73 per cent, Singaporean investors consider investing in companies based on their social impact. According to the research, based on the company’s 2017 Individual Investor Survey,, 84 per cent of investors review their

tasmanian forestry

Around 29,000 hectares of hardwood plantations have been sold in Tasmania, according to the Australian government, and could allow for more sustainable forestry in the future. Australian Resources Minister Guy Barnett has revealed that the plantations have been sold for AU$60.7 million to Reliance Forest Fibre as a means of

collectible musical instruments violin

Rare musical instruments have been named at the top of the collectibles investment chart following the release of a new report from investment bank Coutts. Although it deals with rare items that sell less frequency than many of its collectible counterparts, the musical instruments market reached the top of the

Germany real estate

Over three quarters of real estate investors in Europe expect the market to peak in 2019, with others forecasting market prices to peak later, according to the latest study from investment manager Union Investment. Published twice each year, the firm's study demonstrated that 75 per cent of the 168 professional

london commercial real estate

Investors from across Asia are continuing to play a huge role in the success of the London real estate investment market, taking advantage of the weakness of the pound and spending more than £4 billion on real estate in Britain's capital in the first six months of the year alone.

impact investment australia

An Australian small pension fund has received global recognition for encouraging leading institutional investors toward impact investing. Christian Super, a leading Christian Industry investment fund for ethically sustainable projects, was announced as the winner of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment honors at the GSG Impact Summit 2017 in

gambia west africa forestry

The Forest Investment Plan for ECOWAS member states has been validated in the Gambia. The draft document, designed to support the implementation of the West African Forest Convergence Plan, was approved at a two-day workshop from the 11-12 May organised by ECOWAS and hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Climate

real estate los angeles alternative investment

The Schroders Global Cities 30 Index has been published revealing where the world's investors should trust their funds in the next 12 months, and this year Los Angeles has come out on top. As usual, the annual report based its rankings on a range of factors include age demographics, median

south carolina

South Carolina’s Forestry Commission has revealed the industry’s incredible $21 billion contribution to the state’s economy. The figure comes from a recent study published by Clemson University, which also found that the sector employs 84,000 people. The findings were announced at a press conference on the grounds of South Carolina’s