Sustainability

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

Sustainable agriculture

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has confirmed it has begun a new partnership with the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) in order to share expertise regarding the sustainable supply of agricultural commodities. SNV is a not-for-profit development organisation which focused on the alleviation of poverty and overall sustainable development,

global forestry investment

Forests are “critically important” to our planet, the World Bank has said, with interest in investment into the asset class growing as a result. The forestry arena is an essential part of the development solution, with investment into forestry and forestry-related business booming. Whether it is in relation to boosting