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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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2014-10-27 12:06 |   Update from HOOF - www.facebook.com/groups/infrastructurebill We have now heard that Clause 21 of the Infrastructure Bill (re public land transfers) will be debated and voted on in the Lords on NOVEMBER 5. We don’t have long to stop this. We are calling on everyone to lobby Lords to ask them to back the amendment […]

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2014-10-27 11:58 |   REDD-Monitor’s weekly round up of the news on REDD, forests and climate. The links are organised by date (click on the title for the full article). REDD-Monitor’s news links on delicious.com are updated regularly. For past REDD in the news posts, click here. 20 October 2014 How do we … read more...

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2014-10-27 11:18 | Enviva Development Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Enviva, LP , and JCE Group Aktiebolag, the sole owner of Green Circle Bio Energy, Inc., announced recently that they have signed a contract pursuant to which Enviva will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of Green Circle.

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2014-10-27 11:18 | Tieto have signed an agreement for the delivery of an MES solution based on Tieto’s standard SAP-based MES solution.

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2014-10-27 10:53 | The Publications Unit at the Nordic Council of Ministers publishes between 150 and 200 publications annually of which around 100 are published in the TemaNord series and Nord. Of these publications 50–60% are published in English. The Publications Catalogue 2014 contains … Continue reading →

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2014-10-27 10:17 | On Sunday our Chief Executive Gabriel Hemery was interviewed by BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz on BBC Radio Oxford. He talked about forests and the work of the Sylva Foundation, and The New Sylva book which was released in the US last week. “It’s terrific to have a wood evangelist on the show!” Will Gompertz, […]

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2014-10-27 10:10 | 27 October, 2014

International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change

Statement, ADP/S6 October 20-25,
Bonn Germany

Despite being those least responsible for climate change, Indigenous Peoples are disproportionately affected by it. Climate change threatens Indigenous Peoples' collective and individual human rights, threatening to destroy our very lifeways, our right to food sovereignty, to...

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2014-10-27 09:13 | UPM has achieved a top position with the highest possible score, 100, on The A List in the CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014.

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2014-10-27 06:30 |

A tree where Robin Hood hid and Isaac Newtons apple tree are among candidates picked by the Woodland Trust for Englands first tree of the year, to be voted by the public

A yew where Magna Carta is thought to have been signed, the apple tree that inspired Newtons theory of gravity and an 800-year oak believed to have sheltered Robin Hood are among the candidates for Englands first tree of the year.

Experts at the Woodland Trust and other nature groups have drawn up a shortlist of...

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2014-10-27 05:00 | An effort is afoot to divest America of its wide open spaces.

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2014-10-27 04:54 |

BOGOR, Indonesia — It’s a propitious time for climate change adaptation. Climate talks in Bonn in June seemed to open the door to formally linking strategies for adaptation with mitigation measures, and a growing body of evidence is showing that linking the two methods is integral to the success of both. Add a new study... Read more

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2014-10-26 23:49 |

The ‘true’ cost of conventionally farmed coffee is significantly higher than that of best pratice farmed coffee.

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2014-10-26 16:23 | EurActiv, 21 October 2014 | European leaders meeting later this week for an EU summit on energy and climate change will discuss proposals allowing energy-rich nations like France and Germany to transfer 10% of CO2 emissions quotas to member states such as Poland, who are struggling to diversify their energy mix. The EU's 28 heads of states and government will try to reach agreement on climate and energy policy for 2030 at the EU summit, which takes place in Brussels on Thursday and Friday (23...

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2014-10-26 16:15 | By Anastasia Moloney, The Guardian, 20 October 2014 | Farmers with smallholdings are not responsible for most of the destruction of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, but their contribution to deforestation is rising and must be addressed if the country is to hold on to recent gains, according to an environmental research group. Government efforts led to a 77% fall in deforestation in the Amazon between 2004 and 2011, but progress has slowed and deforestation is rising, the Stockholm Environment...

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2014-10-26 16:12 | By Arthur Nelson, The Guardian, 20 October 2014 | A Danish bid to expand carbon offsetting to the transport sector has triggered uproar among NGOs and academics, with one new analysis saying it would devastate efforts to reign in fuel emissions. Transport is responsible for a quarter of Europe’s CO2 pollution and, unlike most sectors, its contribution is rising fast – up 36% since 1990. About half of Europe’s transport emissions come from cars and the EU has ordered car-makers to slash their...

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2014-10-26 16:11 | By Sophia Yeo, RTCC, 22 October 2014 | China’s coal use has fallen for the first time this century – a turning point for a country which currently consumes almost half of the world’s coal supplies. Consumption dropped by 1-2% this year, even as the economy grew by 7.4%, coal analysts at Greenpeace revealed, using official data on China’s imports, production and stockpiles of coal. In contrast, China’s coal consumption more than doubled during the first decade of this century. It has has slowed...

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2014-10-26 16:10 | By Joshua S Hill, CleanTechnica, 23 October 2014 | Another strong quarter for issuances of green bonds has taken the year’s total up to $32 billion, more than double the total issued during 2013, and fuelling predictions that 2015 could see $100 billion worth of green bonds issued. Data from the Climate Bond Initiative published Tuesday claimed $9.2 billion green bonds were issued in the third quarter. “The league table shows that Crédit Agricole, BAML and SEB were the main drivers of the...

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2014-10-26 16:04 | By Liz Deakin and James Reed, CIFOR Forests News Blog, 23 October 2014 | ntegrated approaches to land management at landscape scales have been evident in the development and conservation sectors, under various guises, for many years now. But despite initial promise, strategies such as Integrated Conservation and Development Programs, Ecosystem Based Approaches and Integrated Watershed Management have in many cases failed to deliver on reconciling conservation and development objectives...

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2014-10-26 16:03 | By Mark Foss, CIFOR Forests News Blog, 25 October 2014 | A group of international experts from academia, research institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has developed a typology to analyze the policy “ecosystem” for different land-management tools. “Our goal is to understand what combinations of actions by citizens, consumers, NGOs, corporations and governments are best suited to promote sustainable land use,” said Eric Lambin, a professor with the Georges Lemaître Centre for...

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2014-10-26 15:59 | regjeringen.no, 23 October 2014 | The Guyana-Norway climate and forest partnership continues to make significant progress. In 2012, Guyana kept deforestation and forest degradation at very low, though increased, levels. Based on this result, combined with improvements in forest governance in 2012-13, Norway today announces that it will contribute 35 million USD to the implementation of Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy. Today’s announcement of a US$35 million payment to Guyana is based...

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