Sustainable Forestry Funds

Available in hard copy, or as a fully-searchable CD-ROM, this timely directory lists more than 40 funds available to institutional investors wishing to gain exposure to the fast-growing market in sustainable forestry assets.

Contents:

At-a-glance summaries of each fund, including:

  • Investment objectives
  • Size and investment timescales
  • Project eligibility criteria
  • Diversification criteria: by geography, age, species etc
  • Contact details
  • Other key data for potential investors and timberland owners

Plus:

  • An in-depth analysis of the changing shape of forestry as an asset class – including:
    • new sources of demand
    • the rise of Asia and decline of the US
    • rationalisation of plantation ownership
    • growing importance of ecosystem services
  • Why institutional investors should consider including forestry in their portfolios
  • An explanation of the proposed market in carbon credits from projects that reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) and its likely impact on timberland owners and investors
  • Analysis of which funds are planning for non-timber revenues
  • Data on planned and suspended funds
  • Glossary of terms

An indispensable text for:

  • Owners of timberland or other forestry assets
  • Investors in forestryHost country authorities
  • Developers of carbon and ecosystem services projects
  • Pulp & paper and bioenergy companies
  • ConsultantsVerification agencies
  • Project financiers
  • Lawyers

 Sustainable Forestry Funds retails for £250. For more information and to order your copy, please contact info@environmental-finance.com.

ISBN: 978-0-9553720-8-7