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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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2014-10-31 05:29 |

  SALT LAKE CITY, USA—Preliminary research shows somewhat limited village-level participation in early-stage efforts at curbing emissions through avoided tropical deforestation, according to scientists presenting at a recent conference. The findings from Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) initiatives in six countries relate to REDD+ safeguards, which were created to mitigate social and......

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2014-10-31 05:27 |

Tasmanian government blames deficit on deal brokered by Labor and Greens to protect 400,000 hectares of forest

Environmentalists and the forestry industry have rejected the Tasmanian governments claim that a disastrous deficit posted by the states taxpayer-owned forest corporation was the result of a peace deal between loggers and green groups.

Forestry Tasmania, which is responsible for logging the states forests, posted a $43m loss on Thursday, more than triple the $14m...

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2014-10-30 23:00 | RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX: CYT) ("Catalyst" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the "Agreement") wit...

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2014-10-30 23:00 | Scientists at the University of Pretoria (UP) Plant Science department are researching the medical and cosmetic applications of indigenous plant species traditionally used for ailments among the more than 100 indigenous South African medicinal plants already documented. UP medicinal plant science professor Namrita Lall and PhD student Richa Sharma are exploring the use of the Leucosidea sericea shrub (also known as oldwood) and have found that chemical compounds in its silky grey leaves reduce...

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2014-10-30 23:00 | Scientists at the University of Pretoria (UP) Plant Science department are researching the medical and cosmetic applications of indigenous plant species traditionally used for ailments among the more than 100 indigenous South African medicinal plants already documented. UP medicinal plant science professor Namrita Lall and PhD student Richa Sharma are exploring the use of the Leucosidea sericea shrub (also known as oldwood) and have found that chemical compounds in its silky grey leaves reduce...

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2014-10-30 22:54 | SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ -- Smart innovations changing packaging design is just one of the topics being covered at the PACKEX Montreal packaging conference sessions on November 20,...

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2014-10-30 21:59 |   A company called Pinnacle Green Resources (Guyana) Limited is planning to develop bioenergy plantations and a biomass plant in Guyana. Is this green development? Or a land grab? According to an article in the Kaieteur News, Pinnacle Green Resources is planning to invest US$30 million in Guyana. (Stabroek News … read more...

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2014-10-30 19:48 |

Oct. 30, 2014 – COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Hundreds of Texas A&M Forest Service employees convened Tuesday at the Bell County Expo Center for their annual personnel meeting. The meeting recognized those who made significant contributions to the agency’s efforts over the past year. During the awards ceremony, Director Tom Boggus, praised the agency’s over 400 employees for their continued service and support of the agency’s mission — with special emphasis on their dedication to...

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2014-10-30 19:14 | Adveo, Spanish leader in office supplies and services from traditional office supplies to electronic office supplies, facilities management and managed printing services has increased its net profit after minorities and discontinued activities by 20%.

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2014-10-30 19:14 | SCA recently reported results from the third quarter 2014 and interim period January 1 - September 30, 2014. Jan Johansson, President and CEO of SCA offered the following comments:

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2014-10-30 19:00 | They squirm, crawl, scurry and swarm … and they’re all around us. More than 900,000 species of insects and arachnids are found around the world, and some people would rather not come into contact with even one of the often misunderstood critters. The fear for me came when I was 7 years old during the [...]

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2014-10-30 17:14 | The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (UN-REDD) and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) have announced the outcomes of the self-selection process for Civil Society Observers.

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2014-10-30 17:11 | Transparency International has conducted an assessment on the level of accountability of the UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (UN-REDD). The assessment reveals that UN-REDD has achieved some best practices in transparency although there is some room for improvement when considering criteria for accountability at the senior policy level.

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2014-10-30 16:22 | Amazing work by the Friends of Hopwas Woods and Save Hopwas Woods and all those who supported them in their campaign to save this precious ancient woodland.  Well done Lafarge Tarmac and we all look forward to hearing how you are going to work with Tamworth to ensure the ongoing protection and management of Hopwas […]

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2014-10-30 16:16 |

Protests are currently taking place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where TREE AID’s largest African office is based. In response to this our staff in Ouagadougou will be working from their homes whilst the unrest continues. TREE AID projects in Burkina Faso are not affected and work is continuing as usual. If you would like any more information or to contact [...]

The post TREE AID comment on protests...

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2014-10-30 14:07 | BillerudKorsnäs will invest SEK260m to increase the production capacity of brown sack paper in...

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2014-10-30 13:19 | Valmet, developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries, recently announced its third quarter results.

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2014-10-30 12:51 | 30 October, 2014

We currently have three full time job vacancies at the Forest Peoples Programme:

VACANCY: PROJECT OFFICER INDONESIA To be based in Indonesia with the main task of liaison with FPP’s partners and assisting with FPP’s research and advocacy programme in Indonesia and South East Asia in support of forest peoples’ rights.  Deadline for applying 14 November 2014.  For full...

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2014-10-30 12:30 | US $ Q3 adjusted EBITDA of $112 million / net income of $0.18 per share, excluding special items Strong performances once again for wood products and pulp Thunder Bay pellet plant ramping ...

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2014-10-30 12:15 | Cambridge, UK, 30th October 2014—The October 2014 issue of the TRAFFIC Bulletin launched today is packed full of fascinating insights into wildlife trade, including features on the orchid trade in Iran, regional economic integration organizations, and wildlife trade in Morocco.

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