Foresight Sustainable Forestry assets grow 3% in six months
The net asset value (NAV) of Foresight Sustainable Forestry (FSF) grew by 3.3%, it announced in its half-year results, as its afforestation projects rose in value and it generated carbon credits.
Biodiversity credits - the next big environmental market?
Biodiversity credits are potentially a powerful financial tool for boosting nature, but could be as controversial as carbon credits, Thomas Cox writes
Deforestation pledges pose 'danger' of forgetting sustainable timber, says Foresight
The UK is at risk of forgetting about the need for sustainable timber in its drive against deforestation, an executive at Foresight Group has said.
Bring climate and biodiversity COPs together, argues Edmond de Rothschild
The biodiversity COP should happen in the same region at the same time as climate COPs, an investor at Edmond de Rothschild has suggested.
Biodiversity credits 'could be bigger than voluntary carbon'
Biodiversity credits have the potential to follow the growth of the voluntary carbon markets, and could become a mass market in two or three years, a fund manager has claimed.
Forestry fund signs £30m sustainability-linked RCF
The Foresight Sustainable Forestry (FSF) fund has signed a sustainability-linked revolving credit facility (RCF) of £30 million ($37 million).
Foresight buys UK biomass plants with a view to international expansion
London-based investment manager Foresight has acquired a portfolio of nine UK bioenergy plants, taking the output capacity of its waste-to-energy portfolio to about 137MW of clean energy.