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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



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2014-11-22 23:25 | By Laurel Sutherlin, Rainforest Action Network, 17 November 2014 | The HCS Approach is being developed as a tool to help companies and other stakeholders implement commitments to end deforestation. It builds on the methodology developed by Golden Agri Resources, Greenpeace and TFT since 2011. It aims to provide a practical and credible way to identify degraded areas suitable for potential plantation development and forest areas that merit protection to maintain and enhance carbon, biodiversity...

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2014-11-22 21:55 | By Robert S. Eshelman, mongabay.com, 20 November 2014 | Indonesia's new Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya Bakar imposed a moratorium on the issuance of all new logging permits a little over a week after being appointed in late October. The move is being celebrated by conservation groups and signals that interest in reforming Indonesia's notoriously corrupt and dysfunctional forestry sector has reached the highest levels of government, with direction coming from President Joko "...

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2014-11-22 11:23 | WWF, 21 November 2014 | WWF has welcomed a move by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to expel member companies that have failed to keep even their most basic promises to the sustainability body. At the organizations’ 12th annual meeting, the Chair of the RSPO Board announced that member companies who have ignored annual reporting requirements for the last three years will be expelled within six weeks and those failing to report over two years will be suspended. Member companies are...

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2014-11-22 05:37 | Benson Group, one of the UK's leading printed folding carton suppliers, has announced details of a safety award received from their parent company, Graphic Packaging International (GPI), for its manufacturing facility in Bardon, Leicestershire...

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2014-11-22 05:35 | Nov 21 2014--At their Niklasdorf mill, Brigl & Bergmeister are investing in a 5,000 ton capacity increase and higher energy efficiency....

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2014-11-22 00:01 | By James Anderson and Asa Strong Global Forest Watch and Digital Globe recently partnered to bring high-resolution satellite images to bear on the issue of forest and land fires in Indonesia. The fires, often set to clear land for agriculture or used as a tool in conflict over land, can cause serious damage to forests […]

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2014-11-21 20:10 |

NSF is funding the work through its structural materials and mechanics program of the division of civil, mechanical, and manufacturing innovation. Otaigbe is collaborating with John Nairn, the Richardson Chair in wood science and engineering at Oregon State University; the two researchers are... (more)

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2014-11-21 19:44 |

“It’s real easy to go to the thermostat and dial it up or down with natural gas or electric,” says Jim Reeb, associate professor of forestry and natural resources at Oregon State University. “Wood is a little tougher to handle. It takes a little [work] to find a place to put it. You need to keep... (more)

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2014-11-21 19:00 | Of all the places I expected to have a life-changing experience, I would never have guessed it would involve a moving train on a transcontinental journey with other young professional millennials. But somewhere between Whitefish, Montana, and St. Paul, Minnesota, I realized that this journey would transform my outlook as a public servant. The Millennial [...]

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2014-11-21 17:32 | As part of the seventy-second meeting of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI), the UNECE held a 'Market Discussion,' that focused on projected developments for 2015 in the forest sector and related markets.

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2014-11-21 17:28 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) issued a Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) 'Update' focusing on the foraging of plants both within and outside of forests.

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2014-11-21 17:13 | BASF has appointed Gerry Podesta as the new Vice President for the Dispersions & Pigments business in North America effective 01 November 2014.

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2014-11-21 17:12 | The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) released 'An Analysis of REDD+ policy frameworks in Peru' focusing on the multitude of stakeholders and the generally high level of agreement among them.

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2014-11-21 17:10 |

Light punishment of Norfolk buzzard poisoner will not dissuade offenders or help enforcement efforts, says head of EU environmental crimes unit

Lenient penalties for environment crimes, such as the suspended sentence handed down to a former gamekeeper who poisoned buzzards, hamper law enforcement and obstruct police efforts to get authorisation for vital wiretaps,...

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2014-11-21 16:09 |   Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Robert Redford, Ian Somerhalder. These are the big names that Conservation International has recruited for its new advertising campaign. It’s called Nature is Speaking, and the celebrities play the role of nature: Harrison Ford is the Ocean; Edward Norton …...

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2014-11-21 15:13 | The Smedpack research collaboration is going to produce security solutions which prevent counterfeit medicines entering the legal distribution chain. The new packaging concept will make it easier for consumers to distinguish genuine products from fake ones.

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2014-11-21 11:57 | South African Ethos Private Equity has entered into an agreement to acquire Nampak’s Tissue,...

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