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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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2017-04-19 13:35 | Apr 19, 2017--The sudden and continuing sharp rise in input costs, particularly pulp and latex, make corrective pricing measures inevitable. Therefore Sappi Europe announces prices increases for all Packaging and Specialty Papers with effect as of June 1st, 2017.

The increase will be in the range of 5 – 8% and will affect all Coated and Uncoated Grades for Flexible Packaging, Siliconising Base Papers, Label Papers and Topliner. The price rise will apply to all European and...

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2017-04-19 10:25 | MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Apr 18, 2017 -- Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) continues to celebrate innovative U.S. manufacturers that share its passion for being the best at what they do with the release today of the second in its series of printed promotions titled Sterling® Premium. ELEVATED.

"Verso's Sterling® Premium challenged the paper quality/cost paradigm to create a first – premium paper at a budget friendly price," said Verso President of Graphic Papers Mike Weinhold....

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2017-04-19 10:23 | YORK, Pa.--Apr 19,2017-- Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) announced today that the company was named “Supplier of the Year” by Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig), a leader in specialty coffee and innovative single serve brewing systems.

Glatfelter received this award based on a combination of high performance and demonstrated commitment to Keurig’s values. This is the highest honor among Keurig’s 16 annual Supplier Recognition Awards, which were announced during its 2017 Top 100 Supplier...

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2017-04-19 10:21 |

How elevation affects carbon and biodiversity in a warming world

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2017-04-18 22:57 |

After completing graduate school in 1998, my first job was working for Sustainable Northwest in Lakeview, Ore. where I coordinated diverse interests involved in federal forest restoration and local jobs.

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2017-04-18 22:52 |

In Trinity County, California, wildfire is ever-present.

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2017-04-18 22:48 |

We are very excited to announce that this Sunday, April 23rd at 7pm Taking Root will be featured in a 20-minute segment of a new CBC series We Are Canada, produced by Ken Dryden in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. The six-part series follows a dozen young Canadian leaders whose work is shaping and defining... Read More

The post...

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2017-04-18 22:47 |

The remote rural community of John Day, Oregon, is enjoying a restoration renaissance.

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2017-04-18 18:08 | Researchers have studied forests subjected to different frequencies of fires to determine what effects fire can have on oak forests over long periods of time. They found that the frequency of prescribed forest fires should be determined based on the long-term goals of land managers.

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2017-04-18 17:00 | Indonesia needs to strengthen its efforts to conserve mangroves because the richness of flora and fauna in mangrove ecosystems is a key element of Bali’s tourism industry, according to the Vice Governor of Bali Province, Ketut Sudikerta.

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2017-04-18 16:20 | A team of UN experts has concluded that Colombia has an opportunity to promote sustainable and resilient livelihoods “in which nature provides the foundation for long-lasting peace and prosperity”. The experts identified significant environmental destruction in the Quito river basin caused by illegal mining and deforestation that occurred during Colombia's conflict over the past 50 years. The UN Environment Programme will support post-conflict development through technical and strategic means,...

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2017-04-18 15:40 | This joint Focali and Triple L report describes the process and results of a workshop arranged by the Triple-L research initiative, focusing on the development of future dryland scenarios in West Pokot County, Kenya.

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2017-04-18 15:31 | By Andrew Steer Today’s technological revolution is generating a wealth of social and environmental data. Every day, the world produces a staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data. Our ability to collect and process complex information has the potential to transform how we manage our environmental footprint. But creating information and actually using it to drive change that benefits […]

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2017-04-18 13:19 | Combined Locks, Wis. --Apr 18, 2017 – Appleton Coated LLC (“Appleton Coated”) has entered agreements with Customized Energy Solutions (“CES”) to provide operations and dispatch support, as well as market scheduling and settlement services, for a natural gas fired co-generation facility in Wisconsin. The facility, which was purchased in December of 2016, is located at Appleton Coated’s paper mill in Combined Locks. The mill has about 600 employees and produces around 1000 tons per day of coated...

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2017-04-18 13:18 | PRYOR, Okla., April 17, 2017 -- On April 11, 2017, Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSE MKT: TIS) (the "Company") entered into Amendment No. 4 (the "Credit Agreement Amendment") to its Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated June 25, 2015 by and among the Company, U.S. Bank National Association ("U.S. Bank") and the other lenders party thereto (the "Credit Agreement").

Details of the amendments include:

The maximum...

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2017-04-18 13:16 | UPM, Helsinki, Apr 18, 2017 - Madison Paper Industries, a partnership of UPM and Northern SC Paper Corp., a subsidiary of The New York Times Company, has signed an agreement on the sale of its hydro power facilities to Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, LLC, a hydroelectric power producer, based in Morristown, NJ, USA.

The transaction is still subject to third party approvals. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.


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2017-04-18 11:59 |

As deforestation spirals out of control, bills to be voted on by Congress would roll back protections on area of forest the size of Jamaica

The post Brazilian MPs bid to un-protect one million hectares of forest appeared first on Climate Home - climate change news.

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2017-04-18 07:30 |

The region looks to a new observatory to help protect its remaining forests

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2017-04-18 06:15 |

Oregon State University has been ranked among the top three universities in the world in forestry and oceanography on the basis of the number of research articles published in top-tier scientific journals.

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2017-04-18 05:31 | Third “Bamboo in the Urban Environment” symposium further develops standards for bamboo as a sustainable construction resource Following the successful Symposia held in Pittsburgh (May 2016) and Winnipeg (August 2015), the third Bamboo in the Urban Environment Symposium was held 7-9 March 2017 in Bogor Indonesia, just outside Jakarta. Opening Address The Symposia series was […]


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