Nearly 59 million hectares of forests, an area larger than mainland France, have regrown since 2000. This area of regenerated forest has the potential to store the equivalent of 5.9 gigatons of CO2—more than the annual emissions of the United States.

Planting trees isn’t just good for the planet, but your investment portfolio as well. The Timber Price Indices produced by the Commission shows a growth of 76.3% over the last 5 years, with investors expecting this to increase with a move away from plastics use in construction towards wood. Furthermore, can be a diversifier to other portfolio risks like or capital market fluctuations for high-net-worth, long term investors.


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