New Forests is a sustainable real assets investment manager offering leading-edge strategies in forestry, land management, and conservation. New Forests’ investment strategies take into account a long-term view of economic and market trends and emphasise positive environmental, social, and development outcomes. We concentrate on buying well and then steadily adding value through productivity enhancements, market development, and a focus on commercial management. They invest in sustainable timberland, sustainable forestry in emerging markets of Southeast Asia and conservation forestry and ecosystem restoration in the United States.
New Forests has a Responsible Investment Policy and operates a company-wide Social and Environmental Management System (SEMS) designed to systematically identify, manage, and report on social and environmental issues and potential impacts of our investments. The SEMS ensures a consistent approach to social and environmental management across all investment activities and enables monitoring of performance, operational and management controls, and continual improvement. We report on our responsible investment activities through our annual sustainability reports and as a signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment.