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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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2016-07-18 09:34 | IUFRO launches its policy brief on forest landscape restoration today at COFO 23 World Forest Week hosted at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy.

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2016-07-18 08:53 |

Authors: Brotto, L.; Pettenella, D.; Cerutti, P.O.; Pirard, R. Investments in industrial-scale planted forests have grown exponentially in recent years and are included into investment portfolios for various reasons (e.g. diversification, risk mitigation, attractive returns). The rapid growth of planted forests may incur negative social and environmental impacts. Thus, investment companies and fund managers are increasingly interested in using sustainable […]

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2016-07-18 06:44 |

Among America’s privately owned forest lands, the Lee family property in New Jersey is a bit of a celebrity.

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2016-07-18 02:19 |

A small ejido with a forestry-based economy in Quintana Roo is making use of advanced technology to become more efficient and to reduce its environmental impact as a result of the initiative of a young accountant.

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2016-07-17 21:19 |

California forests are under extreme threat right now with more than 60 million trees killed by insects and drought in the past five years.

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2016-07-17 20:06 |

As wildfire continues to be an expensive and destructive force in the West, it is important that we consider causes and innovative solutions.

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2016-07-17 17:32 |

Authors: Guillaume Lescuyer, Robert Nasi Published at Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) Source: International Forestry Review Traditional wildlife hunting has been described mainly from studies of local practices and from the monitoring of urban bushmeat markets. However, the overall value chain connecting hunters to end consumers remains largely unknown, thus preventing any estimate of the actual socio-economic importance of the […]

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2016-07-17 17:04 |

The Director of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, Marco Albani, speaks on the sidelines of the Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case, held on 6 June 2016 in London, a key event under the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry.

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2016-07-17 09:09 | This dialogue will convene during the 23rd session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO), which will convene from 18-22 in Rome, Italy, at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). The dialogue will focus on, among other things, providing funding and other support for implementing REDD+ activities in developing countries.

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2016-07-17 02:21 |

By Efrian Muharrom, Melaku Bekele, Cynthia Maharani, Pham Thu Thuy, Grace Wong, Maria Brockhaus, originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News What challenges do REDD+ countries have in common, where do they differ? And how do a country’s politics play out in managing drivers of deforestation? Representatives from more than a dozen countries across three continents had the rare opportunity to discuss these […]

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2016-07-16 10:47 |

ALERT member Pierre-Michel Forget is a leading tropical ecologist and former President of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation.  Here he tells us about some surprising implications of Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

On 22 June 2016, hundreds of participants attended a photo slideshow during the Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation...

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2016-07-15 22:54 | Citation:

Cristescu, Bogdan, G. Stenhouse, M. Symbaluk, S. Nielsen, M. Boyce. (2016) Wildlife habitat selection on landscapes with industrial disturbance. Environmental Conservation. 04 July 2016

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0376892916000217

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Technological advancements in remote sensing and telemetry provide opportunities for assessing the effects of expanding...

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2016-07-15 20:25 | Improving the practicality and user-friendliness of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard, while still maintaining and enhancing its integrity, is a vital and continuous process for us at PEFC. Our latest effort will see us focus on PEFC Chain of Custody multi-site certification, as we launch a...

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2016-07-15 15:59 | Dave Clegern is a Public Information Officer at the California Air Resources Board, a position he’s held since November 2011. In April this year, he appeared on Capital Public Radio promoting REDD. It was only a short news clip, but it’s revealing none the less. The Forests 4 Climate Network, … read more...

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2016-07-15 14:36 | OTTAWA - CPAWS welcomes the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s formal approval of its recommendation that Canada establish a buffer zone around Gros Morne National Park to protect the park from potential petroleum development in the surrounding area.

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2016-07-15 13:00 | July 4, 2016 --Munksjö: Gustav Adlercreutz, General Counsel, will retire in February 2017 and will be succeeded by Andreas Elving. Gustav Adlercreutz, General Counsel, who has been employed by Munksjö and its predecessors since 1984, has decided to retire in late February 2017.

Andreas Elving succeeds Gustav Adlercreutz and will be employed no later than 22 December 2016, but will formally take over the position of General Counsel on 1 February 2017. Andreas Elving will report to...

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2016-07-15 11:45 |

By Deanna Ramsay, originally posted on CIFOR’s Forests News As flames swelled over a swath of peatland outside Palangka Raya in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia in October 2015, a group of scientists was downwind, measuring what was being released into the air. And while that group worked amid smoldering land, satellites orbiting the Earth were recording detailed information at a distance […]

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