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Learning from our Breakthrough Initiatives

How can an ambitious local authority enable a climate smart forest economy?

Learning from Glasgow City Region to create a public-private coalition to kickstart a climate smart forest economy across the region

How can we build offices of the future with timber?

Learning from Stora Enso's "Spring" headquarters to create a blueprint for sustainable, climate smart offices

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How can community forestry kickstart a climate smart forest economy?

Learning from Fairventures Social Forestry to understand how to build a value chain from community forestry as a major climate solution

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Can communities use bamboo to create climate smart, affordable housing?

Learning from CASSA to understand how to leverage the power of communities to unlock bamboo's climate impact


How can innovative timber construction promote sustainable development?

Learning from Bauhutte 4.0 to create a cluster of innovative timber construction to transform the urban environment


Can mass timber help us rethink social housing to create cities of the future?

Learning from Barcelona's Social Housing Tower to understand how to create climate smart, high quality living environments

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Can climate smart forest economies empower local communities?

Learning from AKAH, India to work with local communities to create climate smart forest economies through hybrid housing

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A Scoping Dialogue on Climate Positive Forest Products

The Forests Dialogue (TFD) convened a virtual scoping dialogue on Climate Positive Forest Products (CPFP) on April 26th, 29th, and May 3rd, 2021. Using mass timber building materials as an entry point, the Initiative aims to build understanding and agreement amongst stakeholders around the opportunities, challenges, and knowledge gaps related to utilizing forest products as a climate change mitigation tool.

Learn more here.


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