Capital Markets and Sustainable Forestry
This comprehensive, groundbreaking report details the potential of sustainable forestry to protect and enhance forests worldwide, while fostering economic growth and ecological values. Whether you are a forestland owner, policy-maker, private investor or philanthropic grant-maker, "Capital Markets and Sustainable Forestry" will expand your understanding of both the opportunities and the challenges of scaling up sustainable forestry as a profitable business model.
- An overview of global forest change and loss.
- Comparisons between the economics and management systems of conventional and sustainable forestry.
- New sources of return from forests, including ecosystem services and ecotourism.
- A strategy for catalytic investment in this emerging sector.
Capital Markets and Sustainable Forestry was prepared for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.