ForestFinance House forests, for example, many species of birds, which in turn feed on insect pests. Therefore, only a minimal chemical usage is there necessary when compared with monocultures. Also the risk of fire and storm damage is lower in mixed forests, because less quickly spread fire and the trees are firmly rooted. Investors also benefit from the ecological forest system: A ForestFinance forest contains up to seven different commercial noble wood and a selection of 50 different other native species. This portfolio model allows to react flexible on the wood market and thus contributes to risk reduction. In addition to own mixed forest forestation, ForestFinance acquires existing Acacia and teak monocultures, suksessiv in species-rich forest to convert these. For the Acacia is ideal, because it binds air nitrogen into the soil and thereby improving the quality of the soil.
So can be eliminated the monoculture plantations over the medium term and in their place created environmentally valuable forests. ForestFinance: Since 1995 ForestFinance searches on mixed forests on former Brach and pasture land permanently sustainable, secure forest investments. Original rain forests will be protected through the reforestation and CO2 is bound over many decades. The forests, which are managed by the forest finance Panama in Panama S.A., will be managed and replanted according to the guidelines of the forest stewardship CouncilTM (FSC). The FSC stands for a worldwide commitment to sustainable and socially responsible forestry. The FSC is an international non-governmental organization established to the target the conservation of forests through environmentally sound and sustainable management. This, the FSC has developed a world-wide valid label for wood. Only who meets the strict criteria of the FSC responsible forestry, may characterize its products with the FSC label.
The review Compliance is carried out annually by external bodies. Many environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, WWF, federal support the FSC. Also ForestFinance is committed to the FSC guidelines.