Forestry - the answer to your Net Zero questions?
31 May 2022
- Many investors are setting Net Zero ambitions and considering ways to achieve this without damaging financial returns
- Forestry is touted as the solution to all of your Net Zero challenges – low or negative emissions combined with the potential to make a return
- However, there are a wide range of factors to consider first to ensure an investment will help to achieve any ambitions
Forestry is an asset class that has largely been ignored by the vast majority of UK pension schemes. However, it is now coming to the forefront of many investors’ minds as they begin to ask how they might achieve their Net Zero ambitions.
Forestry is being touted by some as the solution to all your carbon problems. Growing trees takes carbon out of the atmosphere, helping to offset the emissions elsewhere in your portfolio. Whilst doing this, you can also earn a return, making it financially more attractive than purchasing offsets. But is it that simple? Read our Briefing Note to find out more.