Investments in Forests and Forestry in Sweden and Finland: Risks and
Opportunities for Responsible Investors
A briefing to provide investors interested in the forest sector with updated information and insights regarding risks and opportunities around investments in forests and forestry.
Besides well-known risks of investments in forests, such as the risk of natural disasters, valuation uncertainties, long-term income cycles, etc., there are specific risks in all forestry operations in the Nordic area relating to climate change, environment, energy, human rights, land-rights, and other political issues.
To be successful and meet responsible investment objectives over time, investors must have the ability to operate in a wider context of environmental and social frameworks. Companies with high environmental and social standards that can show a flawless track record may stand to gain in the long term.