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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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2017-01-10 07:32 |

A new report peels off the layers of complexity surrounding illegal logging, clarifying where and when interventions are needed

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2017-01-09 20:48 | CPAWS welcomes the launch of the biggest nationwide public consultation on the future of our national parks and national marine conservation areas in a generation. From January 9th to 27th, Canadians are invited to provide feedback and written recommendations to federal Minister Catherine McKenna on how Parks Canada is delivering on its mandate, and to help shape the future of our national parks, national marine conservation areas and other sites managed by Parks Canada.

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2017-01-09 18:35 | The Pioneer Cabin tree was hollowed out in the 1880s, and cars once drove through its ancient trunk.

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2017-01-09 17:59 | REDD-Monitor’s round-up of the week’s news on forests, climate change, and REDD. For regular updates, follow @reddmonitor on Twitter. 2 January 2017 Warming crushes global records again in 2016 By Joe Romm, Think Progress, 2 January 2016 2016 has crushed the record for hottest year, set way back in 2015, which itself smashed the previous […]

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2017-01-09 14:58 | Forestal Mininco, part of the CMPC group, manages more than 700,000 hectares across several regions of Chile. Around a fifth of this land ? some 150,000 hectares ? is covered by natural vegetation, including native forest. Forestal Mininco does not carry out any conventional forestry operations in these areas, but it includes them within its management plan to ensure ecosystem integrity is maintained and important habitats are protected.Forestal Mininco?s efforts to protect native forest and...

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2017-01-09 14:40 | The Forestry Commission was set up in 1919 to provide a ?strategic reserve of timber? for Britain. It soon began planting fast-growing conifers, mainly non-native species from the west coast of North America, in many parts of the country, including the Lake District, which is now a National Park. Nearly a century later, the first generation of plantations has evolved from largely mono-culture plantations into mature forests that are an established part of the landscape. As well as supplying...

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2017-01-09 13:20 |

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2017-01-09 11:12 | YORK, Pa.--Jan 9,2017-- Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today announced the promotion of Timothy R. Hess to Senior Vice President and Business Unit President, Specialty Papers. In this role, Mr. Hess will have overall P&L responsibility and will guide the strategic direction for the business unit. He will report directly to Dante C. Parrini, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. John P. Jacunski, who has led Specialty Papers since April 2016, in addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer, will...

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2017-01-09 06:00 |

Too much information? It depends on the circumstances... No doubt, listening to the deeply intimate confessions of a stranger can make people uncomfortable. But when it comes to corporations, getting all the facts and details is never too much – it's called transparency.

Feared by most businesses, often done in a timid fashion, and rarely offered in an open-book manner, transparency is defined as operating in a way that makes it easy for others to see what actions are...

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2017-01-09 06:00 |

Many years ago at a paper mill I was working with, superintendents read the values of their key performance indicators (KPIs) off circle charts and transferred them manually to a whiteboard every morning, and most of the morning meeting was spent discussing those values and what had happened over the past 24 hours.

A few years later at the same mill, they merely had to turn on a projector, and all the KPIs were displayed on a screen, with any abnormal values...

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2017-01-09 06:00 |

CAMPINAS, Brazil - ArborGen, a world leader in the development and commercialization of technologies that improve the productivity of trees, announced today that it is expanding its agreement with International Paper Brazil by granting ArborGen additional access to IP's Eucalyptus germplasm. This will allow an increased effort to develop and sell new varieties of seedlings with improved traits and capable of being grown in regions of Brazil where there is growing interest in...

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2017-01-09 06:00 |

The next time you visit a doctor's office or medical clinic, take a moment to look around the examination room. Chances are you're sitting on a table covered by Domtar paper, wrapped in a gown made with Domtar pulp and surrounded by disposable medical products and bandages that are wrapped in Domtar medical paper.

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2017-01-09 06:00 |

Steady growth in consumer markets will buoy the sack and kraft paper industry to produce growth of around 3% per annum for 2016–2021 – according to the latest exclusive data from Smithers Pira. This will push global market value to $80 billion in 2021, up from $66 billion in 2016.

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2017-01-08 08:23 |

New collection of research analyzes why some conservation initiatives outperform others

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2017-01-08 06:26 |

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock filled several key cabinet and adviser positions on Friday, including appointments to the state's departments of agriculture and fish and wildlife.

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