EU plan for 3bn trees in 10 years to tackle biodiversity crisis

EU plan for 3bn trees in 10 years to tackle biodiversity crisis

Concern that new strategy, which also includes protecting primeval forests, ‘lacks tools’ The European commission will launch a sweeping effort to tackle the global biodiversity crisis on Wednesday, including a call for 3bn trees to be planted in the EU by 2030 and a...
Save on tax and save the planet: put some money in forestry

Save on tax and save the planet: put some money in forestry

You can’t expect to find a magic money tree, but if you are a wealthier investor, then adding a forest to your portfolio could boost your returns – and it’s environmentally friendly too. David Prosser explores the options. In turbulent political and economic times,...
UK ethical consumer spending hits record high, report shows

UK ethical consumer spending hits record high, report shows

Market including food, drinks, clothing and energy has risen almost fourfold in past 20 years Ethical consumer spending has hit record levels in the UK, according to a new report that reveals the total market – including food, drinks, clothing, energy and eco-travel –...