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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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2014-09-26 12:00 | ELMWOOD PARK, N.J.----Sep. 25, 2014-- Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) today announced that it is implementing price increases between 3% and 5% for the majority of its North American Food Care division products, effective October 6, 2014....

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2014-09-26 11:59 | BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 -- Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of coated fine paper, pulp and release paper, has been selected as a finalist in four categories of the paper industry's prestigious 2014 Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Awards...

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2014-09-26 11:52 | This workshop will bring together leading scholar-practitioners from five parts of the world, Sweden, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Ecuador, to share knowledge of and aspirations for agroforestry systems.

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2014-09-26 11:37 | Mongabay: Baharuddin should be happy. The rambutan and durian trees flanking his home are heavy with fruit. Two hectares of chilies stretch before his house. The price of chili -- a staple commodity in Indonesia -- has been stable for six months. From his 2,000 plants he hopes to earn 40 million rupiah ($3,400), much of which he wants to invest in expanding his crop. That is, if his farm can survive the threats that have destroyed so many of his neighbor's. "I would like to grow 10,000 chili...

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2014-09-26 11:17 | Akzo Nobel has teamed up with a cleantech company, Photanol, to develop a sustainable technology for using light energy from the sun to make chemicals. The two companies will develop a number of specific chemicals that are currently used by AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals Business Area.

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2014-09-26 11:17 | Procter & Gamble announces that Vice Chairman and Special Advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Werner Geissler, will retire from the Company on December 31, 2014, after more than 35 years’ service.

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2014-09-26 11:00 | Antananarivo, Madagascar, 26th September 2014—This week, all stakeholders involved in timber extraction and management  met in Madagascar to discuss the country’s timber trade resources and industry, and in particular the process required to ensure that timber harvest is carried out legally and sustainably.

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2014-09-26 10:37 | By Janaki Lenin, The Guardian, 26 September 2014 | At the UN climate change summit in New York on Tuesday, Javadekar is reported to have said: “The moral principle of historic responsibility [those countries which have historically emitted the most] cannot be washed away.” But while he champions historic responsibility abroad, he’s an instrument of eroding historic justice at home. India legislated the Wildlife Protection Act in 1972, a law that granted state protection to wildlife. But it...

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2014-09-26 10:00 |

  Interview with Uta Jungermann, Manager of the Forest Solutions Group of the World Council for Sustainable Development  In the 1990s, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a partner of the Global Landscapes Forum 2014, initiated a Forest Solutions Group (FSG), bringing together over 20 companies with a commitment to sustainable forest management. […]

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2014-09-26 09:28 |
24 September 2014 saw a high powered event at the UN on the “Transformative Potential of REDD+: a Global Legacy in the Making”. Keynote speakers included the President of Indonesia, H.E. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Indonesia embarked on...

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2014-09-26 09:19 | Kruger recently announced that it will stop production on the No. 1 Paper Machine and deinked pulp plant operations at its Brompton Newsprint Mill for an indefinite period, effective November 14, 2014.

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2014-09-26 07:41 | IISD RS has covered the “Fifth High-Level Assembly of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)” on Monday, 22 September 2014, from New York, United States of America

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2014-09-26 07:41 | IISD RS has covered the “Fifth High-Level Assembly of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)” on Monday, 22 September 2014, from New York, United States of America

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2014-09-26 06:14 | IISD RS has provided digital photographic coverage of the 2014 Equator Prize Awards Ceremony, on 22 September 2014, from New York, United States of America

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2014-09-26 05:52 |

To foster new thinking, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Earth Institute of Columbia University issued a challenge to six thought leaders on climate: Tell us your big ideas on how to change the future by challenging the present. The Colloquium on Forests and Climate: New Thinking for Transformational Change was part of New York’s Climate Week […]

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2014-09-26 04:33 |

The United Nations (UN) Climate Summit and the People’s Climate March in New York are precursors to the UNFCCC COPs in Lima (2014) and Paris (2015)—among the many events concerned with curbing climate change and achieving sustainable development. Though these are not new challenges, the imperative to address them has become urgent in the face... Read more

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2014-09-25 23:09 |

“The 1966 law was deemed inadequate in part because scientists pointed out that actions taken only to prevent the complete extinction of a species were likely not to (work),” says Michael Paul Nelson, a professor and environmental ethicist at Oregon State University. “It defined 'endangered... (more)

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2014-09-25 23:07 | Pandaleaks, 24 September 2014 | We are pleased and proud to announce the long-awaited publication of PandaLeaks – The Dark Side of the WWF: the controversial book by award-winning German journalist and filmmaker Wilfried Huismann, now finally available in an English language edition – unabridged and updated. PandaLeaks is a journalistic tour de force unearthing the grim secrets behind the warm and cuddly façade of the WWF, Huismann’s exposé went straight to the German bestseller list. This...

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2014-09-25 23:00 | By Charles Barber More than 125 heads of state and government and numerous captains of industry, scientists, celebrities, and activists gathered in New York City this week to talk about climate change. On Sunday, some 400,000 people marched through the streets of Manhattan demanding that they do more this time than just talk. Forests got a lot of […]

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