REPORT - Forest Sector SUMMARY Nature-Positive Roadmap - Phase I: A shared definition
15 November 2022
As the world for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)'s the forest sector as a bedrock for rapidly awakens to the severity and urgency Forest Solutions Group (FSG) started a multi- subsequent guidance and tools of the crisis, the level of global attention year journey to develop the Forest Sector on nature loss is nearing that of climate Nature-Positive Roadmap, as the first of a to support forest comp. [...] The definition efforts to protect and restore nature and the as they scale up actions to halt and reverse is grounded in a comprehensive ecosystem services it provides. [...] is closely aligns with emerging frameworks transformation of individual As stewards of sustainable working forests, from the Science Based Targets Network forest companies, the sector companies in the forest sector play a (SBTN) and the Taskforce on Nature-related and the broader economic fundamental role in meaningfully securing Financial Disclosures (TNFD) and aims to system in which they operat. [...] stretch beyond their property boundaries Investors: Accelerate your portfolio’s and engage in thoughtful and deliberate • Measure & value: Measure and report on transition to nature-positive with forest sector partnerships, invest in actions to halt and the outcomes of priority actions against a investments that offer many co-benefits in reverse nature loss in their landscapes and fixed baseline t. [...] Policy-makers: Sustainable business leaders to implementing the following actions to In order to catalyze the system-level are acting for nature but need political accelerate the transformation of the forest transformation needed to accelerate this urgent leadership to accelerate and scale up these sector: and far-reaching transition, we call on value actions to reverse nature loss this decade.