Coillte’s core purpose is to enrich lives locally, nationally and globally through the innovative and sustainable management of natural resources. Coillte is a commerical company operating in forestry, land based businesses, renewable energy and panel products. Coillte manages its forests to deliver social, economic and environmental benefits. One of the key areas where Coillte has a positive, measureable impact is in the provision of public goods. Public goods are “non market services” that cannot be traded but are enjoyed by many. These including contributing to national biodiveristy, providing extensive recreation opportunities, protecting cultural heritage and improved water quality.
- Total forest area managed by member: 397,000 ha
- Total number of: employees: 790 people
- Annual harvest in: 1,680,000 m3