• The private sector must play a much greater role in the sustainability transition

    13 May 2024

    Investment in sustainable landscapes could rise ten-fold, to one trillion dollars or more, writes David Brand

  • New Forests: Land use investment analysis 'revolution' incoming

    17 May 2023

    Reform in how land use is analysed for investments could triple the value of forest-related assets over the next two decades, the executive chair of investment manager New Forests has said.

  • Nomura, Mitsui build stakes in natural capital manager New Forests

    20 May 2022

    Japanese financial services firm Nomura has acquired a 41% stake in Australian natural capital management firm New Forests in a deal that also saw Mitsui & Co boost its stake in the forestry firm.

  • Insurance industry takes two-track approach to forestry investment

    14 July 2016

    Big insurers want to avoid correlation with natural catastrophe liabilities while smaller players dodge political risk

  • $2bn committed to conservation in US

    09 March 2016

    Private companies were among a raft of organisations to announce more than $2 billion of investments to protect land, water and wildlife in the US.

  • New Forests in sustainable Indonesian rubber deal

    23 December 2015

    Forestry investment manager New Forests has invested in a rubber plantation in Indonesia, in a deal it says will pave the way for more institutional investments in large-scale, sustainable forestry in the country.

  • New Forests raises A$707m for new fund

    17 March 2014

    Australian fund manager New Forests has closed its latest fund at A$707 million ($642 million), which will be invested in timber plantations and associated infrastructure.

  • Australia's clean energy fund links with forestry investor

    01 August 2013

    Australia's clean energy fund has signed an agreement with an asset manager focused on sustainable forestry to finance bioenergy and biofuel projects.

  • Sustainable forestry fund reaches final close, makes first investment

    05 July 2013

    A fund investing in sustainable forestry assets in south-east Asia has reached a final close and completed its first transaction.

  • Sustainable forestry fund raises A$570m

    28 June 2013

    An Australian investment manager focused on sustainable forestry has raised A$570 million ($520 million) for one of its funds.