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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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2018-09-28 09:13 |

 CEPI, the European association representing the pulp and paper industry, today unveils a dynamic ‘live’ sustainability platform which demonstrates, amongst other things, industry’s sustainability achievements.

“We are delighted to offer our members and the European industry at large a one-stop shop for all industry sustainability data and achievements” says Jori Ringman, Deputy Director General of CEPI. “The platform will be...

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2018-09-28 08:47 |

Global declaration draft calls for new research from the UN science panel and for forest carbon stocks to be maintained by 2050

The post Poland pushing forest agenda as climate host, leak shows appeared first on Climate Home News.

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2018-09-28 00:00 |

Successful communication requires carefully developed messaging that ‘speaks’ clearly and directly to the most important target audiences, specialists in forest-related outreach explained during a training workshop for the Asia-Pacific Forest Communicators Network.


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2018-09-27 20:53 | Scientists have determined for the first time that Amazon's waterlogged coastal mangrove forests, which are being clear cut for cattle pastures and shrimp ponds, store significantly more carbon per acre than the region's famous rainforest.

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2018-09-27 20:19 | Vancouver will host the largest international conference on urban forestry ever held, with more than 700 urban greening experts from across the world assembling in Vancouver next week. Trees and green spaces are crucial components of our cities and towns. However, most cities are still losing trees and green spaces due to climate change, invasive […]

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2018-09-27 19:52 | A conference to exchange views on a Global Pact for the Environment convened on the sidelines of the 73rd UNGA's high-level General Debate. ‘The Global Pact for the Environment: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives on the Future of International Environmental Governance’ was organized by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment in partnership with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Le Club des Juristes, with support from Iberdrola. An ad hoc open-ended working group established...

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2018-09-27 18:59 |

(Prince George, BC) – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the COFI’s 2018 Forestry Scholarships in celebration of the future of forestry during National Forest Week taking place across the country from September 23-29. “National Forest Week is an opportunity to recognize the 1 in 17 British […]

The post COFI...

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2018-09-27 13:19 |

Heavy rain in the drylands of Africa can be devastating for both trees and communities, and it is being made worst by climate change as extreme weather patterns sweep the globe. Trees uprooted by rain Recent torrential rain in West Africa has washed away soil and everything in its path, destroying these trees in the

The post After the flood: helping trees survive appeared first on...

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2018-09-27 04:34 |

Organized as a targeted platform to update stakeholders on current and emerging sustainability developments in the palm oil industry, the 5th International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference (IPOSC) 2018 will focus on: palm oil, agriculture and potential impacts on environment and climate change; progress and challenges of Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification; and wildlife conservation and deforestation. The conference will consider palm oil as an agricultural commodity and a...

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2018-09-27 02:35 | The Recovery Units of Degraded Areas and Reduction of Climate Vulnerability initiative was established in 2016 with the objective of financing actions to address the main drivers of land degradation in the Caatinga biome. Early results are attributed to the project’s innovative approach, which simultaneously targets environmental, social and economic challenges associated with land degradation.

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2018-09-27 01:18 | John Deere has released two new midsized G-Series wheeled harvester models, the 1170G and 1070G. The availability of the Intelligent Boom Control (IBC) technology on the 1170G further increases operator efficiency, regardless of the application. Source: Timberbiz The midsize G-series Harvesters are powered by the 6068 Final Tier 4 engine, combined with standard Adaptive Driveline Control, the 1070G and 1170G models offer a powerful and productive solution. With Adaptive Driveline Control, the...

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2018-09-27 01:17 | Stora Enso and TRÄ Group have signed a joint development agreement. The aim is to improve the construction efficiency and increase digitalisation in the industry value chain. Source: Timberbiz The target is to make the design and specification of wooden buildings easier, attaining smarter manufacturing and construction. In the future, designers, builders, owners and residents in wooden buildings will have better tools for lifecycle management, based on facts received through sensors and data...

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2018-09-27 01:17 | Safeguard Europe Ltd and a team of students from the Architectural Association’s School of Architecture have been named the winners of the TTJ Timber Innovation Award 2018. Source: Timberbiz The Award is comprised of two categories: Product Development, which celebrates pioneering product design throughout the industry; and Innovative Timber University Research, aimed at acknowledging the boundary-breaking work that university students are carrying out at both undergraduate and postgraduate...

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2018-09-27 01:15 | One-third of the Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers properties are native vegetation, and half of that is considered High Conservation Value. As part of its responsible environmental management plan, KIPT is working with Birdlife Australia to conduct surveys in its plantation properties. Source: Timberbiz KIPT needs volunteers to work in pairs or trios to survey transects in each property. The company said that it was particularly keen on having volunteers who can identify the birds they see,...

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2018-09-27 01:15 | Adam Strong is the Managing Director of Strongbuild, a Sydney based company which specialises in using timber as a sustainable and versatile resource in delivering high quality building systems across a diverse range of projects. Source: Timberbiz Strongbuild was established in 2000 with an initial focus on high end housing projects around the Northern beaches of NSW. As demand grew, the business began taking on larger jobs, beginning with the development of a retirement village in Berry. As...

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2018-09-27 01:14 | Certified timber held the floor as Timber Queensland and Responsible Wood met with SCS Global Services to kick-start project certification of their new office space at Timber House in the northern Brisbane suburb of Kedron. Source: Timberbiz The project is undergoing an audit and stands to be the second registered under the ‘Responsible Wood Project Certification Scheme’ with the space under heavy construction to allow for a full relocation later this year. According to Timber Queensland’s Mick...

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2018-09-27 01:13 | Every month, IndustryEdge publishes Wood Market Edge, Australia’s only forestry and wood products market and trade analysis, and supplies its customers with hundreds of unique data products, advisory and consulting services. Find out more at www.industryedge.com.au DOWN 26.5% – global hardwood chip deliveries to Japan plummeted in July 2018, recording their lowest monthly volume in eight years 19 vessels – Australia’s estimated 509,077 bdmt of woodchip exports in August were shipped on 19...

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2018-09-27 01:12 | Virtual, augmented and mixed reality are no longer just for gamers and tech demos. Even now, they’re becoming an important tool for big business. Most sectors see real benefits in utilising virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies. Source: Timberbiz, ForestTECH The forestry industry is one sector that sees huge benefits. At last year’s ForestTECH series, resource managers, remote sensing and GIS specialists and inventory foresters were all strapping on VR headsets. Adoption is being...

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2018-09-27 01:11 | Innovative and outstanding were words to describe the not only the winners of this year’s New Zealand Wood-Resene Timber Design awards but all the entries received. However, there is only one winner and this year the Resene Supreme Award went to the He Tohu Document Centre in the National Library which was designed by Studio Pacific Architecture. Source: Timberbiz Runner up overall was the Cymon Allfrey Artchitect’s Family Bach in Hanmer Springs which is a group of buildings with shared common...

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