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timberbiz -2 months ago

New Forests announces new appointments

New Forests, the global forestry investment manager, has announced two key appointments in sustainability and communications and the formation of the company’s new Impact & Advocacy business unit. Source: Timberbiz Jo Saleeba joins as Head of Sustainability, bringing her extensive experience in sustainability and working with asset owners on responsible investment and climate change. Ms Sale...

timberbiz -2 months ago

New Forests new business unit and appointments

New Forests, the global forestry investment manager, has announced two key appointments in sustainability and communications and the formation of the company’s new Impact & Advocacy business unit. Source: Timberbiz Jo Saleeba joins as Head of Sustainability, bringing her extensive experience in sustainability and working with asset owners on responsible investment and climate change. Ms Sale...

IISD -2 months ago

Event: XV World Forestry Congress

The XV World Forestry Congress aims to provide an opportunity for the global forestry community to consider the state and future of world forestry, particularly in the context of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, while striving to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. It will be held on the theme, “Building a Green, Healthy and Resilient Future with Forests.” Hosted by the Governme...

CBD -3 months ago

5 reasons why tropical forest protection should be central to corporate climate strategies

There is no solution to the climate crisis without ending tropical deforestation. Over the next decade, protecting forests around the world is critical to reaching a 1.5C pathway, while also supporting sustainable development and enhancing biodiversity. Unfortunately, despite recent efforts to reduce demand for deforestation-linked commodities, deforestation increased by 12% between 2019 and 2020....

timberbiz -3 months ago

New Forests purchases 63,000ha in US

New Forests has acquired the 156,000-acre (63,000 ha) Hilt-Siskiyou Forest, a mixed-conifer forest along the California and Oregon border, from the Fruit Growers Supply Company (“FGS”) alongside an institutional investor client. Source: Timberbiz The Hilt-Siskiyou Forest is the latest sustainable forestry investment by New Forests in the United States. New Forests’ investment strategy in the...

ITTO -3 months ago

Sustainable wood offers pathway out of crisis towards green economy – Collaborative Partnership on Forests

Yokohama, 19 July 2021: The COVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity to turn the tide on deforestation and increase the sustainable production and consumption of timber and wood products, according to panelists at a virtual event convened by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) as part of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The CPF event, “The role of forests...

ITTO -3 months ago

Sustainable wood offers pathway out of crisis towards green economy – CPF

Yokohama, 19 July 2021: The COVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity to turn the tide on deforestation and increase the sustainable production and consumption of timber and wood products, according to panelists at a virtual event convened by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) as part of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development....

timberbiz -3 months ago

Switzerland contributes to Malaysian forest

The Swiss Canton of Basel-Stadt (City of Basel) announced a contribution of US$200,000 to the International Tropical Timber Organization’s (ITTO) proposed Upper Baram Forest Area, a conservation and development project in the interior of Sarawak also known as “Baram Peace Park”. Source: Timberbiz According to a press release by the mayor, Beat Jans, the government of Base...

timberbiz -3 months ago

FSC supports licence holders by building on partnerships

Visiting FSC Promotional License Holders and building partnerships was at the heart of a recent trip to Sydney by the Trademarks and Partnerships Manager at FSC Australia and New Zealand, Patricia Fitzsimons. Source: Timberbiz Ms Fitzsimons attended the Fiona Wain Oration and 30-year anniversary celebrations of the Business Council for Sustainable Development. An Acknowledgement of Country was giv...

timberbiz -3 months ago

The impacts of COVID-19 on the forest sector

A Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FOA) paper highlights some of the identified and perceived impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on development aspects interconnected with the forest sector, with a particular emphasis on the impacts on the production and trade of forest products. Source: Timberbiz It proposes a series of recommendations as a basis for policy development in the aftermath...

timberbiz -3 months ago

New Forests strategic partnership to mitigate climate change

New Forests has joined the Principles for Responsible Investment’s Inevitable Policy Response program as a strategic partner. New Forests is the first Australian asset manager to be associated with the IPR and it will bring significant global investment experience to support the IPR in addressing the role of land use in mitigating climate change. Source: Timberbiz New Forests joins six other maj...

IISD -3 months ago

Event: Forests, Trees and Poverty Alleviation in Africa

The side event "Forests, Trees and Poverty Alleviation in Africa" will take place during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021 and will feature the launch of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)’s Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) Programme policy brief entitled "Expanded Policy Brief for African Stakeholders on Forests, Trees and Poverty All...

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