In brief: UK pension pool seeks timberland impact funds

The Access Pool has £300m to invest across global timberland core and global timberland impact strategies.

There is growing interest from investors for forestry-related impact strategies. The latest example is The Access Pool, a UK pension pool on the hunt for timberland impact investment managers, according to a press release. The Access Pool has £300 million ($380 million; €349 million) to invest across two strategies: global timberland core and global timberland impact.

The RFP does not specify a type of impact or fund strategy, but New Private Markets readers will be familiar with a number of nature-based carbon sequestration funds in market that may fit the bill. Some examples: