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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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2014-08-16 12:00 | By Bruce Smith, AP, 12 August 2014 | A black water swamp in South Carolina owned by the Audubon Society is helping companies in California meet carbon emission goals to ease global warming. About 5,200 acres of the 17,000-acre Audubon Center & Sanctuary at Francis Beidler Forest near Harleyville have been registered with California's cap-and-trade program as carbon offsets in a program that also brings dollars to preserve the South Carolina landscape. In cap and trade, the government issues...

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2014-08-16 11:56 | Survival International, 14 August 2014 | A second wave of highly vulnerable uncontacted Indians has made contact with outsiders in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, just weeks after Brazilian experts warned of “genocide” and “extermination” of the tribe. The group of around two dozen Indians is believed to include men, women and children who reported fleeing attacks by invaders in Peru. According to Brazil’s Ministry of Health, the Indians are in good health and have been residing at the “Xinane”...

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2014-08-16 09:59 | By Bill O'Toole, Myanmar Times, 11 August 2014 | The United States Treasury Department granted a special one year licence beginning in late July for certain US companies to trade with Myanma Timber Enterprise and other members of the timber industry currently under sanction by the United States. The announcement has drawn both praise and concern from forestry experts, with some applauding the hands-on approach to reform and others warning that the scheme could end up reinforcing the corruption...

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2014-08-16 09:57 | By Joel Winston, SciDev.Net, 7 August 2014 | Local knowledge mixed with scientific enquiry lets indigenous community enterprises profit from forests, reports Joel Winston. Spanning over 650 million hectares globally and boasting plentiful resources, community-run forests provide important income for 400 million indigenous people who generate up to US$100 billion annually, according to a recent report by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). They provide a variety...

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2014-08-16 09:37 | By Toni Robinson, The CarbonNeutral Company, 12 August 2014 | The genuine passion and commitment to this initiative from the local people has been overwhelming and outdone only by their enthusiasm to meet with us. Ara, the lead administrator, met with us and shared his knowledge of the project functionality, emphasising the strong network it’s creating in each of the areas. The growith in community spirit, the training and education delivered and the emotional support offered to the smallhold...

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2014-08-15 19:23 | BURNABY, BC, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Taiga Building Products Ltd. (TSX: TBL & TBL.NT) announces that it will be paying the monthly interest payment of $11.6667 per $1,000 principal value subordin...

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2014-08-14 12:00 | MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) went out into the field to film a video showing how forestry activities coexist with wildl...

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2014-08-14 07:00 | MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) went out into the field to film a video showing how forestry activities coexist with wildl...

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2014-08-13 21:00 | By Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com, 12 August 2014 | Half of the oil palm plantations in Sumatra's Riau Province are illegal, said Indonesia's top forestry official. Speaking to Antara News, Minister of Forestry Zulkifli Hasan said that two million of Riau's four million hectares of Riau's oil palm plantations lack permits. "Only two million of the total four million hectares of oil palm plantation area have official permit for forest conversion," Zulkifli was quoted as saying. Four million...

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2014-08-13 13:05 | /NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE U.S.A. OR OVER U.S. WIRE SERVICES/ MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - KP Tissue Inc. ("KPT") (TSX:KPT) announced today that the Board of Directors has de...

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2014-08-13 13:00 | MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - KP Tissue Inc. ("KPT") (TSX: KPT) reports the Q2 2014 Financial and Operational Results of KPT and Kruger Products L.P. (KPLP): Revenue increased...

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2014-08-13 12:50 | YOUNGSVILLE, N.C., Aug 12, 2014 -- Xerium Technologies, Inc. XRM -1.75% , a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched EnerVent roll venting technology for tissue machines...

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2014-08-13 12:49 | Westerville, Ohio, August 12, 2014 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has successfully commissioned a new Quality Control System (QCS) at Burrows Paper Corporation's Mohawk Valley Paper Mill in Little Falls, New York....

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2014-08-13 12:48 | (August 12, 2014 - Hong Kong) - Sateri Holdings Limited ("Sateri" or the "Group"; stock code: 1768), a leading global specialty cellulose company, today announced its unaudited results for the six months ended June 2014. The Group produces dissolving wood pulp ("DWP") using wood resources grown from

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2014-08-13 12:44 | KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 12, 2014 - After more than 17 years at the head of Cascades Tissue Group, Mrs. Suzanne Blanchet, President and CEO, announced today that she was passing the torch and leaving the Tissue Group to join the corporate ranks of the Cascades management team as Senior Vice Presiden

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2014-08-13 12:43 | KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 12, 2014 - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, announces its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2014...

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2014-08-13 10:45 | A previously uncontacted tribe has emerged from the Amazon rainforest, claiming to have been shot at and contracted the flu virus.Speaking at the Envira River on the border between Brazil and Peru, interpreters were able to translate due to the tribes Panoan dialect being similar to that of nearby tribes.The tribal people communicated that non-natives [...]

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2014-08-13 10:05 | By Steve Zwick, Ecosystem Marketplace, 12 August 2014 | Indonesia’s largest cash crop is palm oil. In Brazil, it’s soybeans. Those two crops are driving deforestation in both countries, yet governors from oilseed-dependent states in both countries have vowed to slash deforestation if funding for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) materializes. Thirteen of them on Monday launched the Rio Branco Declaration, which is a clear commitment to reduce deforestation in...

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2014-08-13 10:03 | By Agus P. Sari and Nirarta Samadhi, The Jakarta Post, 12 August 2014 | As Indonesia embarks on the next phase in the national implementation of REDD+ amid public debate over continuing deforestation and forest fires in the trouble-prone provinces of Riau and West Kalimantan, prominent questions arise, such as: What is the actual rate of the country’s deforestation despite the ministerial decree? The question is not so easy to answer, even scientifically. Politics makes it even more complicated...

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2014-08-13 09:55 | Kaieteur News, 12 August 2014 | The price of hardwood in Guyana is far from cheap. In fact, despite increased forestry activity by local foresters, the price of the most durable hardwood, greenheart, remains prohibitively high. Right now, the cost of greenheart is around $350 per BM. Do not expect, however, first grade green heart at that price. If you are lucky you will obtain second quality. Georgetown used to be a wooden city. The use of local woods helped to keep the buildings cool. And in...

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