At the recent BuildingEnergy Boston conference we had the opportunity to present our collection of architectural surfaces to sustainable architects, builders, consultants, and material suppliers. This is a new business line for Whole Forest, and we learned a great deal from these conversations.
Established in 2008, Whole Forest is actively pulling threatened forests out of the pathway to deforestation by creating a strong economic incentive for forest families to preserve their forests as an economic asset. “We do that by creating many local jobs in forestry, manufacturing and business administration,” he says. Before, local foresters made $3 a day, now they made 10 times that by working with the Whole Forest projects.Continue reading