Forests provide significant environmental, social and economic benefits to society, but deforestation, biodiversity loss and disrupted livelihoods present intensifying challenges along the commercial value chain.
Consumers increasingly demand traceability and sustainability credentials of forestry products, creating legal and reputational risks for companies which directly affect their license to operate.
Our analysis enables companies in the timber, pulp and paper industries to measure the environmental impacts and benefits of operations, supply chains and products – and communicate the results in meaningful ways to diverse stakeholder groups. Key to our approach is that we place environmental shadow prices on traditional environmental metrics to help companies factor region specific environmental costs and benefits – ensuring attention is focused where it most matters and informing integrated decision making.
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