Forestry

Forestry and Timberland Alternative Investment News and Insights

The amount of privately-held cash being put into conservation projects reached $8.2 billion between 2004 and 2015 amid “growing recognition” that forests represent a smart investment. Research by Forest Trends shows that the amount of private capital invested into the natural world grew a whopping 62 per cent in just

brazil nut trees

A new timber-related programme has been launched in a bid to end the illegality that exists across the sector and instead provide buyers with sustainable certification, supply chain and pricing information so they can ensure all purchases are genuine. Launched at the end of last month by BVRio Environmental Exchange,

forest management

A timberland investment management organisation based in Boston has confirmed that it has planted an average of 32 million trees per year since 1985. The Hancock Timber Resource Group (HNRG) has planted more than two trees to replace every tree that it has harvested since 1985 and has now reached

A Sydney-based sustainable forestry manager has called forestry an ‘environmentally conscious investment trend,’ while confirming that the fund’s growth highlighted the unlimited potential the sector offers. New Forests chief executive, David Brand, said that capital commitments in the fund’s third Australia New Zealand Forest Fund are tipped to increase to

logs, timber, forestry investments

If your Christmas tree got you thinking about investing in wintry UK woodland, you might want to keep that thought at the forefront of your mind, because investing in forestry could well put you on to a winner. UK forests are generally agreed to be good places to put your

punjab forestry investment

In a bid to boost awareness of and interest in forestry investment in Punjab, a local forestry company has launched a new campaign in order to highlight the benefits and business opportunities available for potential investors in the sector. The South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) has started the campaign –

Estonia forest

The two largest pension fund managers in Estonia have confirmed major investments into the country’s forestry sector, highlighting the potential they feel the sphere offers in terms of environmental impact investing and profitability. Swedbank Estonia Pension Funds (SEPF) and LHV Pension Funds Estonia (LHV) have invested heavily into Birdeye Timber

latin america forestry

Higher levels of private investment into the forestry sector in Latin America have been called for by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The body urged private investors to consider injecting capital into the sector, in a bid to boost sustainable forestry activities in Latin America, which in

tasmanian forestry

With new data revealing a major rise in the private forest harvest in Tasmania over the last year, the government has promised to invest heavily in the sector to ensure that it is given every chance to continue to become a major boon for the local economy. The figures showed

logging transport africa

Ghana has confirmed that it is to launch a major new project to restore degraded forests across the country and expand a sustainable forest plantation, having secured funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The country received the approval for the project and funding at the end of last month,