Timber, carbon offsets and ESG: Why investors are piling into the UK forestry market

Michael Holder
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Most of the tree planting land bought and sold in the UK last year was in Scotland | Credit: iStock
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Most of the tree planting land bought and sold in the UK last year was in Scotland | Credit: iStock

Land and property values for forestry and afforestation have skyrocketed over the past couple of years - could this unlock much needed investment in nature restoration?

The UK forestry market is positively booming. Thanks to growing interest in environmental social and governance (ESG) funds, investors are rapidly moving into the sector, keen to improve the green credentials...

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