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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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2015-09-01 09:25 | The Finnish Forest Certification Scheme has become the first ever system to achieve PEFC endorsement for the fourth time. This confirms that Finland continues to meet PEFC’s globally recognized Sustainability Benchmarks and ensures that Finnish certified forest owners continue to benefit...

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2015-09-01 07:00 | Asheville, NC--A newly published research study that combines effects of warming temperatures from climate change with stream acidity projects average losses of around 10 percent of stream habitat for coldwater aquatic species for seven national forests in the southern Appalachians – and up to a 20 percent loss of habitat in the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests in western North Carolina.

Published in the online journal PLOS ONE,...

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2015-09-01 06:00 | The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Wildlife (MoECCWW) has taken a firm stance to suspend the issuing of permits for felling trees across the country, with immediate effect, "unless in exceptional cases".

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2015-09-01 06:00 | Anders Hildeman has been appointed Senior Vice President Sustainability and member of Munksjö's Management Team. He assumes his position on 1 September 2015 and will be joining Munksjö from IKEA, where he currently is the Global Forestry Manager.

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2015-09-01 06:00 | Scientists hope to help North American ashes defend against an Asian beetle that has caused widespread damage throughout the U.S.

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2015-09-01 03:00 |

By Frank Hajek, Executive Director of Nature Services Peru Communities want to sustain their forest resources. They need good commercial partners to access markets that value standing forests. Photo Nature Services Peru In June I attended the Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case meeting in London. Many good ideas were shared, networks strengthened and many […]

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2015-09-01 01:48 |

A series of 4 short videos aim to ‘cut through the complexity’ and decipher the policies, acronyms and jargon of international climate governance.

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2015-09-01 00:46 |

If the air feels just a bit fresher, it may be because the trees are making a comeback.

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2015-08-31 22:15 | "From the economic survey we understood their situation and their issues and how they related to biodiversity and sustainable forest management so ...

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2015-08-31 20:38 | Malaysian police requested INTERPOL to place Clare Rewcastle-Brown on its international "Red Notice" after she reported on corruption allegedly involving Malaysia's prime minister. But INTERPOL has refused to do so.

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2015-08-31 20:18 | Less than 70 of these small primates remain, eluding poachers and challenging researchers to ascend into the craggy heights where the animals find sanctuary.

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2015-08-31 17:49 |

PRESS RELEASE

31 Aug, Durban: The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) has brought together more than 100 indigenous peoples and forest community members from over 40 countries around the world to Durban for its Fostering Community Conservation Conference that will take place from 31 Aug- 4 Sep.

This initiative represents the real way in which forests and communities should and have always co-existed, with communities protecting and conserving their indigenous territories as they have...

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2015-08-31 16:00 |

If you think your family has ‘done’ Tahune, think again - there’s always something new at Tasmania’s ‘must-see’ forest attraction.  

To celebrate Fathers Day, Tahune Airwalk will host family fun days this weekend (September 5th and 6th) featuring face painting, balloon art, games and competitions with free entry for children and two for one adult tickets.

Tahune AirWalk offers breathtaking views of the...

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2015-08-31 15:58 | The Swedish Water House cluster group Water and Forests´ work on how and why Sweden should build resilient landscapes are now published in a report and policy brief.

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2015-08-31 12:29 | Company says Komárom's customer base has seen major changes and plant is no longer strategic to...

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2015-08-31 11:53 | Stabroek News, 30 August 2015 Despite being pressed to do so, logging companies are not moving with alacrity to set-up valued-added processing facilities and Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman plans to meet with several in the coming weeks. Trotman last month said that should controversial Chinese company Baishanlin and equally contentious Indian company Vaitarna not produce value-added products by the end of the year, their contracts could be terminated. On Friday, he told Stabroek News...

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2015-08-31 11:38 |

Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 4 September 1915

The luxuriance of early autumn is seen in the open wood not less than in the orchard. Leaves of the horse chestnut and the sycamore litter the ground, but the beech and the oak are beautifully green. There is a great show of acorns this year; they will be very useful for the cottagers and young porkers. Most of the gleanings, or leasings, as some country folk call them, will probably be used for mixing with the strong...

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2015-08-31 11:00 | PhD student Lydia Miller studies the complex human-elephant conflict problem resulting from agricultural expansion and forest loss in this region of southern Kenya.

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2015-08-31 09:27 | 2015

Online registration is now open for members of the press covering the upcoming FOREST EUROPE Ministerial Conferences.

 

The 7th FOREST EUROPE Ministerial Conference and the FOREST EUROPE Extraordinary Ministerial Conference will take place on 20-21 October 2015 in Madrid, Spain.

 

Accreditation online prior to the Conferences will be...

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