About Aurora Sustainable Lands

Carbon-first forest conservation

Aurora Sustainable Lands is a carbon-first company that invests in industrially harvested forests to deliver high-integrity, verifiable carbon credits to climate conscious companies.

 

Leaders in Sustainable Land Management

By managing historically industrial U.S. forestlands with a carbon-first strategy, Aurora protects the planet’s oldest and most cost-effective carbon removal tool, trees, to provide nature-based carbon credits with unrivaled reliability, durability, and quality. Anew Climate markets the carbon credits generated from Aurora’s projects.

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Aurora's history

Established in 2021 and completed approximately $1.7 billion in transformative acquisitions to date, Aurora, formerly Blue Source Sustainable Forests Company, is a joint venture between Anew Climate and a group of equity investors led by Oak Hill Advisors and including CarVal, EIG and GenZero, among other leading financial sponsors.

Aurora’s mission

To actively manage and conserve forestlands to maximize impact and remove and store carbon from the atmosphere.

Board of Managers

Bill Easter
Bill Easter

Independent

Adam Kertzner
Adam Kertzner

Oak Hill Advisors

Greg Leveto
Greg Leveto

Oak Hill Advisors

Angela  Schwarz
Angela Schwarz

Anew Climate

Bill Townsend
Bill Townsend

Anew Climate

Our partners

Anew Climate
CarVal
EIG
GenZero
Oak Hill Advisors

Aurora news

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AURORA SUSTAINABLE LANDS
Dec 4, 2023
Blue Source Sustainable Forests Co. advances its carbon-first strategy and rebrands the company Aurora Sustainable Lands™
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AURORA SUSTAINABLE LANDS
Nov 2, 2022
Anew and OHA-Led Investor Consortium Acquire 1.7 Million Acre Timberland Portfolio to Expand Improved Forestry Management for Climate Action
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AURORA SUSTAINABLE LANDS
Apr 12, 2022
Bluesource Sustainable Forests Co. (Joint Venture between Bluesource and Oak Hill Advisors) Acquires 52,000-acre Adirondack Forestland