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We offer management consulting services to clients throughout the forest products value chain, from resource providers to end users. Our unique experience allows us to recognise relevant driving forces and assess their impact on client business. We help clients capture strategic opportunities and avoid pitfalls.

One main area of our expertise lies in strategy formulation and execution regarding raw materials, markets and products. For instance, we help our clients find new business prospects in raw materiel procurement or better predict the competitive environment.

Another main area of our skills is to combine our leading-edge industry expertise and management consulting know-how with the best practices in the fields of sustainable ecosystem management and biodiversity protection such as supporting our clients in forest management and chain of custody certification.

Recent study:
Billion hectares of land have potential for forest restoration

We complement the skill set of client organisations with our wide and deep industry specific perspective. Our working methods range from technical analysis to process facilitation and from sparring to scenario workshops. We work well on every level of client organisations. With our unique understanding of the whole forest industry cluster, we can interpret trends or nuances in client business landscapes.

 

You can find some historical background information about central Eurpoean forestry here



--- International Forest Industries ---

2014-04-16 19:06 |

 DuraTech Industries is excited to announce the arrival of the TC-15 Tree Chipper. The TC-15 is the larger option in the DuraTech tree chipper line. With option of a 122 hp (91 kw) CAT C4.4 or 139 hp (103.7 kw) CAT C4.4 diesel engine and PT-Tech clutch, the powerful TC-15 can grind logs up to 15 inches in diameter.

“We are excited to offer a larger tree chipper with the same advanced and powerful technology utilized in our grinders,” said Bob Strahm of...

--- PaperIndex TimesNews ---

2014-04-16 13:36 | Finland, -- Rajah Jayendran has been appointed General Manager of Stora Enso's integrated pulp and board mill investment project in Guangxi, Southern China, as of 1 June 2014...

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--- International Forest Industries ---

2014-04-16 12:39 |

The Government of British Columbia is investing C$6.1 million to build new markets around the world for BC wood products, including priority markets in China, Japan, India and South Korea. The funding is being provided to eight industry trade associations that operate market development programs in Asia, the United States, and other major markets, including Europe. Market development support is also being provided by the federal government, through Natural Resources Canada, and by industry...

--- Canadian Forestindustries News II ---

2014-04-15 19:54 | BURNABY, BC, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Taiga Building Products Ltd. (TSX: TBL & TBL.NT) announces that it will be paying the monthly interest payment of $11.6667 per $1,000 principal value subordi...

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2014-04-15 16:42 | Watford-based large format specialist Rocket has established a significant print industry first, by becoming the first company in the UK to purchase a Flow+ 2.0 wide-format business workflow system from print software developer, Caldera. The new system will work in tandem with the company's exis

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2014-04-15 12:48 | FEDERAL WAY, Wash., April 14, 2014 -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced a number of changes to its leadership team.Devin Stockfish will become senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, succeeding Sandy McDade, senior vice president, general counsel...

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--- PaperIndex TimesNews ---

2014-04-15 12:29 | CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 -- Packaging Dynamics Corporation (the "Company" or "Packaging Dynamics") today announced the acquisition of the business operations of Pac Paper, Inc...

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--- International Forest Industries ---

2014-04-15 10:51 |

Bandit Industries now offers the Stump Gun, a powerful stump grinding attachment
designed for use with skid steers. The Stump Gun’s innovative-yet-simple design
allows it to easily grind stumps of virtually any shape or size. It attaches to
skid-steer loaders in seconds, and it’s powered by the skid steer’s hydraulic
system.

“If you have a skid-steer loader, you can have a powerful stump grinder,” said Christopher
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--- Canadian Forestindustries News II ---

2014-04-14 23:02 | MONTREAL, April 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its first quarter financial results on May 1, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. (ET), and to hol...

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2014-04-14 23:00 | In the last two weeks, two major reports were released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change (WGIII) and Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (WGII). The conclusions will be integrated in a Synthesis Report to be considered in the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, from 30 November to 11 December 2015.The report Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change shows that global emissions of...

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2014-04-14 17:54 | By Jonah Busch and Nancy Birdsall, Center For Global Development, 7 April 2014 | We found some noteworthy successes. The performance-based payment system has functioned as designed: Guyana has built an excellent national system for monitoring deforestation, and Guyana’s continued low rates of deforestation are being assessed relative to a reference level that is appropriate for a country with high forest cover and low deforestation rates. Three tranches of performance-based payments of about $...

--- Canadian Forestindustries News II ---

2014-04-14 16:49 | MONTREAL, April 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar is proud to once again be the Montreal Chamber Orchestra's Season Partner for the 2013-2014 Discovery Concert Series. We invite classical music lov...

--- Canadian Forestindustries News II ---

2014-04-14 14:00 | 13 modules teach students about sustainability in the real world MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Kruger Products L.P., Canada's leading manufacturer of premium quality tissue and paper p...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2014-04-14 12:18 |

Demand expected to drive further recovery over the next two years

- Housing demand in the United States
was a key reason for the lumber market crash in 2009. As U.S. housing, and more
importantly housing starts, continue to recover, the North American softwood
lumber industry is expected to see both demand and price increases. This is
according to a new report from the Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and
Advisory (FAR) group, titled...

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2014-04-14 12:17 | By Susanna Twidale, Reuters, 7 April 2014 | Dutch utility Eneco has agreed to pay above market rates for hundreds of thousands of carbon credits to back an environmental project in Nepal under the U.N. scheme to fund emission reduction projects in poor countries. The project, which was registered last week, aims to provide poor households with new wood-burning stoves that require 60 percent less fuel, which helps reduce family fuel bills, air pollution and deforestation as well as improving...

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2014-04-14 12:16 | By Angela Dewan, Landscapes, 11 April 2014 | The world is transitioning to a green economy, but the many synergies between greater sustainability and the forest-focused REDD+ mechanism are underutilized, according to a recent United Nations report. Countries with tropical forests have for years been preparing for a full-scale implementation of REDD+, and can offer a wealth of knowledge and lessons learned for the broad shift towards a green economy, according to the report. “If designed well,...

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2014-04-14 12:14 | Code REDD press release, 11 April 2014 | On April 9th, 2014, Code REDD and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented an historic, first ever event - REDD+ Talks: Colombia in Cartagena. The packed event brought together leaders from the private, public, and civil society sectors to advance the role of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) in sustainable business and development. The event provided a platform for Latin American and...

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2014-04-14 12:13 | By Eliza Rogers, ABC Rural, 11 April 2014 | The change of Federal Government is expected to make it easier and quicker for farmers to take part in the Carbon Farming Initiative. The CFI allows farmers to earn and sell carbon credits by storing carbon or reducing greenhouse gas emissions through activities like capturing methane from piggeries and landfills, and reducing cattle burping. It also helps farmers increase their efficiency and productivity. Since its inception three years ago, the...

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2014-04-14 12:11 | By Kim Lewis, Voice of America, 10 April 2014 | Research conducted by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) reveals that there are no laws to guarantee that indigenous peoples and local communities will benefit from the global trade of carbon credits as nations cope with carbon emissions that impact global climate change. As deforestation threatens the livelihoods of remote forested regions, governments and investors may profit while rural communities suffer. “Carbon grab is sort of an...

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2014-04-14 12:10 | environmentalresearchweb.org, 10 April 2014 | The UN’s programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) has seen considerable attention paid to deforestation but “the second ‘D’ is poorly understood and accounted”, according to a team from Winrock International, US. With that in mind, the researchers have come up with a simple method for emissions accounting of selective timber harvesting, based on the volume of wood extracted. “Timber harvesting in tropical...

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