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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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2014-12-15 17:19 | Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Uetersen specialty and coated fine paper mill in Germany to a company mainly owned by the private equity fund Perusa Partners Fund 2. The cash consideration for the divestment of the shares is approximately EUR 7 million subject to customary closing day adjustments.

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2014-12-15 17:10 | Norwood Sawmills has announced the winners of its 7th annual customer photo and video challenge and has awarded valuable prizes to the successful entrants. BUFFALO, NY, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Nor...

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2014-12-15 17:00 |

Findings could indicate some forests are not helping mitigate effects of climate change by removing excess carbon dioxide from atmosphere


The increase in the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is not making trees in tropical forests grow faster, say scientists who have analysed over 1,100 individual trees from forests in Bolivia, Thailand and Cameroon.

Researchers had expected higher CO2 levels to act as a tree fertiliser so boosting growth. The finding could...

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2014-12-15 17:00 | What is the monetary value of a supply of clean water?  Or the value of clean air or having places available to hike and fish? For decades we have taken these resources for granted, or at least we have not put a monetary value on their benefits. That’s changing.  Participants from 30 nations met this [...]

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2014-12-15 16:42 | In an exciting new development, Good Woods has been introduced to north-west England through a partnership with Cumbria Woodlands.

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2014-12-15 16:35 | Climate Change Policy & Practice (IISD), 8 December 2014 | Antonio Garcia Revilla, COP 20/CMP 10 Presidency, and Tomasz Chruszczow, COP 19/CMP 9 Presidency, co-facilitated the first annual voluntary meeting on the coordination of support for the implementation of REDD+ activities in developing countries, which took place alongside UNFCCC COP 20. At the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Warsaw, Poland, in 2013...

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2014-12-15 16:33 | Climate Change Policy & Practice (IISD), 8 December 2014 | On the sidelines of the Lima Climate Change Conference, the Government of Peru organized an event which gave parties an opportunity to submit REDD+ forest reference emission levels (RELs) and/or forest reference levels (RLs) to the President of the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the UNFCCC, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, and the UNFCCC Deputy Executive Secretary, Richard Kinley. The event, titled 'Peru and the...

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2014-12-15 16:32 | Climate Change Policy & Practice (IISD), 8 December 2014 | The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (UN-REDD) organized a high-level dialogue to explore a post-2015 vision for REDD+ as a catalyst for sustainable development and the 2016-2020 role of UN-REDD. The side event, 'Looking Forward: REDD+ Post 2015,' convened on the margins of the Lima Climate Change Conference. In opening remarks, Helen Clark, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair...

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2014-12-15 16:27 | Climate Change Policy & Practice (IISD), 11 December 2014 | The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) has highlighted the full commitment of the FCPF US$465 million pipeline and the entry of Guatemala, Indonesia and Peru into the Fund. The information was included in the September to November edition of its newsletter, which puts a particular focus on stakeholder participation, listing the new indigenous peoples and civil society organization (CSO) representatives to the Readiness Fund...

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2014-12-15 16:26 | Climate Change Policy & Practice (IISD), 9 December 2014 | The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Government of Japan released an updated version of the REDD+ booklet highlighting relevant findings from the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The booklet also contains information on the Warsaw Framework for REDD+ adopted at the nineteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP19) to the UN Framework Convention on...

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2014-12-15 16:25 | Climate Change Policy & Practice (IISD), 9 December 2014 | The World Bank announced the approval of a Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded project to support improved forest governance and sustainable land management in Colombia. The project intends to balance conservation goals with the needs of local populations through investments in agroforestry, support for protected areas management, institutional capacity building for indigenous and community land management, and the development...

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2014-12-15 16:24 | Climate Change Policy & Practice (IISD), 8 December 2014 | The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has received approximately US$765 million in funding for its four programmes, bringing total CIF contributions to approximately US$8.3 billion. The additional financing will enable the CIF to expand into more countries and bridge a financing gap faced by some of its programmes. At its November 2014 meeting, the CIF Trust Fund Committee decided that the CIF would continue to: operate alongside the...

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2014-12-15 16:21 | Focali interim project coordinator Maria Göthberg together with SIANI's communication staff Ekaterina Bessonova and Matthew Fielding summarize the discussion from the joint September seminar on "Securing Forest and Community Land Rights - Challenges, Trends and Ways Forward".

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2014-12-15 15:51 | By Nitin Sethi, Business Standard, 6 December 2014 | The Lima round of talks began on Monday with three focus areas for the negotiators to work on over the week. They had to find a path by which developed world can do more to fight climate change before 2020. They had to draw up the first rough framework of the 2015 climate agreement, which would then be finalised over next year through several rounds of negotiations. Third and last, they had to figure out the kind of actions different...

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2014-12-15 15:50 | Associated Press, 9 December 2014 | The cutting of trees, scientists say, is hindering the immense jungle’s ability to absorb carbon from the air — and to pull enough water through tree roots to supply gigantic “sky rivers” that move more moisture than the Amazon River itself. More than two-thirds of the rain in southeastern Brazil, home to 40 percent of its population, comes from these sky rivers, studies estimate. When they dry up, drought follows, scientists believe. It’s not just Brazil but...

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2014-12-15 15:49 | By Megan Darby, RTCC, 9 December 2014 | The role of fossil fuel lobbyists at UN climate talks came under fire on Monday, as activists mobbed a side event in Lima. In T-shirts emblazoned with “Get the FF out”, protesters descended on a panel discussion held by the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute. Speakers had to fight their way through the throng, replete with TV cameras, to get to their seats – although the crowd quickly dispersed when the event started. In it, Shell adviser David...

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2014-12-15 15:48 | By Nitin Sethi, Business Standard, 11 December 2014 | Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar gave a couched warning at the Lima climate change talks that India was committed to stand up for protecting the interests of the poor at the cost of standing alone at multilateral forums. Speaking at the high-level segment of the two week long climate change negotiations, Javadekar said, “We, in India, are committed to protecting the interests of the poor. We did it in WTO (World Trade...

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2014-12-15 15:48 | In a new policy brief from SEI Focali researchers Javier Godar and Toby Gardner look at why deforestation policies in Brazil, after a decade of success, are now stalling. This brief continues to propose new strategies for decision-makers to yet again increase the effectiveness of forest conservation.

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2014-12-15 15:46 | By Sophie Yeo, RTCC, 10 December 2014 | Poor countries have been piling too much pressure on the rich west, Bangladesh’s environment minister Anwar Hossain Manju has suggested. “We are probably expecting too much from the industrialised and developed countries, because today all countries are suffering from social, political, economic problems,” he said. He pointed out that war and unemployment had sapped financial resources. “It’s not a question of expecting anything particularly from any...

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2014-12-15 15:43 | By Nivedita Khandekar, RTCC, 10 December 2014 | India’s contribution to global carbon emissions was only 7% last year, yet there are fears being expressed in the western world that rapid population growth and development will mean this vast country will soon be a major polluter − like its neighbour, China. For the world, it is a continued worry that if the country soon to have the largest population in the world develops − as China has − by burning coal, climate change will surely get out of...

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