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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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2016-05-11 19:26 |

It would require changing the way we conduct global trade.

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2016-05-11 19:16 | Ottawa – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) welcomes today’s announcement that an additional 135 scientists will be hired by Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.

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2016-05-11 17:43 | By Rachael Petersen, Susan Minnemeyer and Wynet Smith Fires are a natural part of many boreal forest ecosystems, but the massive blaze raging in Alberta, Canada is a catastrophe that threatens human health, the economy and the environment. The fire has already displaced 80,000 people—the largest fire evacuation in Canada’s history—and threatens hundreds of thousands […]

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2016-05-11 16:29 |

The Fort McMurray wildfire serves as a reminder that forested communities need to take fire safety and prevention seriously. This article from the National Post discusses the ways communities in western Canada could use the example of Slave Lake and Fort McMurray to evaluate their own situation. Talking with Dr. Dave Andison - Program Lead...

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2016-05-11 16:00 | All this month we will be taking a look at what a changing climate means to Agriculture. The ten regional USDA Climate Hubs were established to synthesize and translate climate science and research into easily understood products and tools that land managers can use to make climate-informed decisions. The Hubs work at the regional level [...]

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2016-05-11 15:54 | Now the annual report for 2015 is availably here.

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2016-05-11 13:30 |

In addition to the estimated $9bn damage to Fort McMurray, ‘the beast’ will affect forests, carbon emissions, air and water pollution and waste

The explosive wildfire in Canada’s tar sands region that forced 90,000 people to flee last week is still burning. By Tuesday, “the beast” had grown to 230,000 hectares, but had moved into largely unpopulated regions east and south of the town of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Although officials have found 80-90% of the town undamaged, power...

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2016-05-11 12:43 | Farmers in the dry eastern islands of Indonesia are enjoying the fruits of a project that set out to improve their livelihoods. Tony Bartlett of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research reports on the successes so far....

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2016-05-11 12:21 | After five years, the proven benefits of agroforestry have inspired farmers to expand from plots to entire landscapes.   By Nguyen Anh Thu and Tran Ha My   A project in the harsh environment of Northwest Viet Nam,...

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2016-05-11 11:53 | London, UK, 11th May 2016—Two days ahead of the UK Prime Minister’s Anti-Corruption Summit on 12 May, representatives of more than 60 countries met at the Foreign Office in London to discuss how to eliminate the corruption that fuels the illegal trade in wildlife.

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2016-05-11 11:50 |

A forthcoming study brings a reality check on who is footing the bill for REDD+.

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2016-05-11 11:20 | Green Resources is a Norwegian company that claims to be “Africa’s largest forestation company.” The company has established a total of 45,000 hectares of industrial plantations in Africa. It also generates carbon credits from its plantations. A 2014 report by the Oakland Institute coined the term “carbon violence” to describe …...

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2016-05-11 09:04 | 10 May 2016 (Tuesday) – A total of 38 volunteers from the National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) of Jempol District visited the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Station in Pasoh (SPF Pasoh), Simpang Pertang, Negeri Sembilan on 5 May. This ‘Anti Drugs Adventure 2016’ programme, coordinated by Azliny Team Building and Outdoor Adventure (ATOA), aimed […]

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2016-05-11 08:53 | A STRONG CIVIL SOCIETY FOR INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Forested landscapes form the cornerstone of the livelihoods of about 1.2 billion people: almost 20% of the world’s population.

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2016-05-11 07:38 | May 10,2016 --PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) is continuing an active support of the Jiangsu Changfeng Paper’s development by implementing State-of-the-Art technology. After a successful PM#3 rebuild including (3) new Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headboxes, an Intelli-Press® with an Intelli-Nip® Shoe Press and a new Intelli-Sizer® Metering Size Press in 2014, PMP has been awarded the contract again.

This time the project is to complete a PM#2 Press Section rebuild including another...

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2016-05-11 07:37 | MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 10, 2016-- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share for the period from April 1, 2016, to June 30, 2016, inclusive, on its common stock, par value $1.00. This dividend is payable on June 15, 2016, to holders of record at the close of business on May 27, 2016.

Today the company also declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.00 per share for the period from April 1, 2016, to June 30, 2016, inclusive, on the...

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2016-05-11 07:36 | Istrana, May 9, 2016 – Today Pro-Gest Group officially seals the acquisition of Ondulati Giusti in Altopascio, Tuscany, and Cartonificio Fiorentino based in Sesto Fiorentino, also Tuscany.



In October 2014 Pro-Gest, with headquarters in Istrana, Treviso, rescued the two businesses from bankruptcy in record time, taking over operations through a business branch lease, thus preserving all existing jobs.



Three key factors were peculiar...

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2016-05-11 07:35 | MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 10, 2016 -- Verso Corporation (OTCPink: VRSZQ), the leading North American producer of coated papers, today introduced Move the Message, a new printed promotion for its Sterling® Ultra web caliper covers.

"Move the Message demonstrates the versatility of Verso's broad offering of Sterling® Ultra web caliper covers and provides a wealth of money-saving and performance-maximizing tips, techniques and technical information to help creative and print...

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