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Ethical Investing in Forestry: Mahogany Investment

Mahogany grows in Latin America and is one of the most commonly used tree species in this area. Swietenia macrophylla King (mahogany) has the potential of becoming the basis of the management system for sustainable use in the tropical forest. In order to see this happen, however, it’s important to look at the current […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Ethical Investing in Forestry: Mahogany Investment

EcoForests Sustainable Forestry Investing: A Beginner’s Guide

Building an investment portfolio requires skill, knowledge, and a bit of luck. Often, when young people are looking to begin investing, it can seem daunting and they may be tempted to stick with mainstream funds. Sustainable forestry investing in timber funds is a great alternative investment strategy for the young investor. Not only does […]

By |August 8th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on EcoForests Sustainable Forestry Investing: A Beginner’s Guide

What is Socially Responsible Investing?

In our current society, many people are concerned about social issues, the environment, and the well being of our planet. This observation of issues has lead to a surge in the popularity of socially responsible investing (“SRI”). Also referred to as “ethical investing,” “green investing,” or “sustainable investing,” this investment practice is based on […]

By |July 25th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What is Socially Responsible Investing?

Socially Conscious Investing in the Teak Industry

Sustainable forestry investing in the teak industry is undeniably a wise move. Teak is a hardwood tree that is native to Southeast Asia. Teak plantations can be seen in very warm Countries around the world such as: Ghana, Latin America, Panama, Nicaragua and Ecuador. Today, it only grows naturally in four countries: Thailand, India, […]

By |July 11th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Socially Conscious Investing in the Teak Industry

Eucalyptus: A Stable Fuel Alternative

Best known for being an integral part of the koala diet, eucalyptus trees might soon have another very important role to play: a sustainable biofuel and biomaterials production source. The new role is suggested by a study in Nature, which outlines the results of an international effort to sequence and analyze the 640 million […]

By |June 27th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Eucalyptus: A Stable Fuel Alternative

EcoForests’ Guide to Sustainable Timber Investment Funds

Sustainable forestry investing in timber investment funds is a unique way to diversify your portfolio. In the current age, the environment is becoming a great concern to most, so investing in sustainability and ethical mutual funds is gaining popularity. More people are interested in investing in socially responsible funds, and the forestry sector offers […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on EcoForests’ Guide to Sustainable Timber Investment Funds

Buyers make the switch to African mahogany

African mahogany is currently the preferred variation of all mahogany species and the look-alike versions, according to lumber dealers and suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News. The general consensus is that the rising price of genuine mahogany has deterred certain buyers, who have opted to deal with the more color-variant African species’ rather than spend […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buyers make the switch to African mahogany

The worlds climate is changing …

So what are we doing about it ?

By Katie Macdonald – Ecoforests

Climate Change

 

You’ve heard the term before – but what is the real, scientific definition behind it? The term “climate change” refers to the global change in climate patterns. More specifically, this change is one that has become apparent since the mid to late […]

By |March 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The worlds climate is changing …

Hong Kong Business Interview with Ecoforests Canada CEO Michael Ackerman

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By |March 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hong Kong Business Interview with Ecoforests Canada CEO Michael Ackerman

Where money grows on trees – The Economist

Where money grows on trees _ The Economist

By |January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Where money grows on trees – The Economist