Why lumber is worth a second look in tough markets
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Timber demand is set to quadruple by 2050
30% of tree species are at risk of extinction
U.S. loses 36 million bf of wood every year
The world needs wood, now more than ever, as people look for more sustainable building materials for homes and consumer goods. At the same time, lumber prices have been volatile, mostly due to the ups and downs of the residential housing market.
Sign up for our report to find out why we believe that in the long-term lumber is still a good bet – and how you can choose investment methods that avoid the S&P roller-coaster.
Growing for Green
Trees are not only a fascinating asset class – they are also one of the best ways we can fight climate change.
Trees are massive carbon sinks that can naturally reverse global warming
Wood is renewable, recyclable and biodegradable
Wood takes less energy to produce than steel or plastic
World Tree offers a new way to participate in the many financial and ecological benefits of the lumber market. We grow a beautiful, sustainable hardwood tree called the Empress Splendor that matures in a third of the time of other trees. Backed by thousands of investors, we have planted over 5000 acres of Empress trees on over 300 tree farms.
The Wood for the Future
Nature’s ‘wonder tree’
Non-invasive, non-GMO, the Empress Splendor is nature’s ‘wonder tree’.
Fast-growing, hardwood matures in just 10 years
One acre = your carbon footprint for a decade
Replenishes the soil with nitrogen rich leaves
Beautiful, nectar-rich flowers support pollinators
Produces light, strong sustainable hardwood
Regrows after harvest without replanting
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