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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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2017-04-14 04:57 |

John Burns could feel the spray on his body from a helicopter applying a mixture of pesticides to a nearby clearcut.

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2017-04-14 04:31 |

The National Forest, now more than a quarter of a century old, is the result of a need for regeneration after the end of mining, and the desire to transform one of the UK’s least-wooded areas into a wild and wonderful expanse for exploration.

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If we are going to get better at managing lands we need a better land allocation method.

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Over the last 30 years, the landscape annually affected by forest fires has slowly increased across the Pacific Northwest, and in some regions, severe blazes account for a higher proportion of the area burned than in the past.

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2017-04-13 18:59 |

Forestry for the Planet. Forest Products for the World. Susan Yurkovich wraps up the Council of Forest Industries 2017 conference in Vancouver. We kicked off yesterday with Minister Thomson talking about some of the work his Ministry has undertaken, some of accomplishments during his tenure and with what still lies ahead. Jock Finlayson followed with […]

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2017-04-13 18:19 | Shanghai, China, 13th April 2017—around 40 wildlife conservation and law enforcement officers, together with NGO representatives, met this week to examine the use of social media in awareness raising and promoting messaging encouraging changes towards consumption of illegal wildlife products.

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Terex Ecotec are putting final plans in place ahead of their debut attendance at Recycling Activ Show, Germany, on 27th – 29th April.  The unique and dynamic trade fair pairing recycling aktiv and TiefbauLive will be held for the first time at Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre as part of the event’s usual two-year cycle. A wide range of machines, systems and related services from the recycling and civil engineering sectors will be showcased for trade visitors, complete with hands-on live...

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2017-04-13 11:56 | LOS ANGELES, Apr 12, 2017 -- The Indonesian Infrastructure Partnership has awarded Morrison Knudsen a $1.2 billion contract in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The contract is for the engineering and construction of a new harbor and load out facilities for the country's expanding pulp and paper industry. Included in the work is the construction of a 600 acre load out/storage yard, 35 miles of new resource roads, 12 stationary dock cranes and a standalone power station to sustain the new harbor....

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2017-04-13 11:54 | MEDFORD, NY, April 12, 2017 -- Global Tissue Group, a leading producer of consumer private brand towel and tissue, is pleased to announce that Marc Robinson, a 25-year veteran of the private brand paper business, has joined as Vice President of Business Development. Prior to joining Global Tissue Group, he spent 14 years working for Clearwater Paper and most recently as Director of Sales, working with all customers and channels across the country.

Marc has held multiple...

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2017-04-13 11:52 | CINCINNATI--Apr 13,2017-The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) appointed Amy L. Chang, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Accompany, Inc., as a Director of the Company. The appointment is effective June 1, 2017. Ms. Chang will serve on the Audit and Innovation & Technology Committees. ...

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The animals and plants that call peatlands home

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2017-04-13 10:37 | Nairobi, Kenya, 13th April 2017—A new TRAFFIC and WWF report launched today highlights the challenges facing timber trading nations in eastern and southern Africa, in particular the need for improving trade monitoring and financial integrity and addressing issues related to politics, corruption and ethics at a national and regional level.

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If we are going to get better at managing lands we need a better land allocation method.  All lands need to be inventoried and grouped together based on desired outcomes.  We see three necessary land designations. Actively managed lands, conservation managed lands and protected as backcountry.  In doing this we can align management that is … Continue reading "Federal Land Management 2.017"


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2017-04-13 06:12 |

Winning World War II depended on raw materials, including one resource that grew tall and green in the Pacific Northwest.

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2017-04-13 05:53 |

‘Urban forest’ is a term that is being increasingly used by those engaged in thinking about (and even delivering) resilient cities.

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Apart from being invaluable in connecting us to nature, forests provide resources that we depend on for our livelihoods — food, fuel, water, and habitats for birds and animals.

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Global picture shows which peatlands are in peril

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2017-04-13 02:53 | The intelligent reuse of wood is not a new phenomenon. As one of the world’s oldest materials, this sustainable resource has been recycled or repurposed by mankind for thousands of years, but the wood processing landscape has continued to change extensively. Source: Biomass In the US and Canada, for example, preconsumer wood waste has been virtually eliminated, but the level of wood debris in municipal solid waste (MSW) and construction and demolition (C&D) streams show there is still room...

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2017-04-13 02:52 | It’s one of the most popular programs the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) offers, and it involves chainsaws. Source: Post Star The ASA and the Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District are sponsoring four levels of the Game of Logging training this year, including the two basic-level classes twice. “It’s something people are really interested in,” said Katie Jilek, a spokesman for ASA. “We always get a lot of call for it whenever we hold it.” In order to take the upper-...


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