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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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2018-08-07 04:47 | Over the coming months, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources will be undertaking a range of outreach and education activities to promote improved awareness and understanding of Australia’s illegal logging laws. Source: Timberbiz During the second half of 2018, the department will be hosting a series of interactive webinars on Australia’s illegal logging laws. These hour-long events will provide importers with targeted information about the laws, the due diligence...

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2018-08-07 04:44 | The land beneath about 22,500ha of Otago forestry blocks has been sold to a specialist Australian forestry investment fund for an undisclosed price, and the fund has also bought a 38% stake in Otago’s largest timber producer, Wenita Forest Products. Sources: The Australian, The New Zealand Herald, Stuff NZ The land ownership has moved from a United States-owned fund to an Australian fund. The Overseas Investment Office this week granted consent for the sale of 22,553ha of land from ...

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2018-08-07 04:41 | About 60,000 tonnes of plantation pine residue is up for grabs over two years in Western Australia. By Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz The WA Government has let a tender for the product, with the successful bidder or bidders expected to be announced this month. WA’s Forest Products Commission (FPC), which is responsible for the sustainable harvesting and regeneration of the state’s plantation and native forest resource, is overseeing the process. The residue will come from the commission’s Central...

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2018-08-06 21:20 | An international team of scientists is showing that even if the carbon emission reductions called for in the Paris Agreement are met, there is a risk of Earth entering what the scientists call 'hothouse Earth' conditions.

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2018-08-06 14:25 |

Weyerhaeuser Company reported 2Q 2018 net earnings of $317 million, or 42 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $2.1 billion. This compares with earnings of $24 million, or 3 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $1.8 billion for the same period last year.

Excluding net after-tax special charges of $15 million, the company reported net earnings of $332 million, or 44 cents per diluted share for the 2Q. This compares with net earnings before special items of $212 million for the...

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2018-08-06 13:39 | Rossi Group LLC of Connecticut has opened its new mill at Emporium in western Pennsylvania, one of the most advanced in America, following the destruction of its sawmill by fire just 15 months earlier. The mill is expected to be fully operational by the end of the year, reports  TTJ.

Production of graded lumber will be sold to domestic and long-standing Rossi customers around the world. President Ted Rossi says the new mill will produce 50% more...

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2018-08-06 11:28 | Washington, USA, 6th August 2018—A new analysis of global wildlife trafficking seizures in the air transport sector reveals that wildlife traffickers are highly dependent on commercial air transportation systems to smuggle endangered wildlife.

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2018-08-06 09:00 |

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)  opened its annual request for proposals (RFP) for the SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program today. Applications for the program will be accepted from eligible entities through October 9. Requirements for this year's program are available on the SFI website.

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2018-08-05 06:45 |

Feminism is all about human rights and equality, right?  It’s not about the environment or social conflict or economic and political stability.


Feminism has far more wide-ranging effects than most of us realize.  It influences our society and economy like rainfall affects flowers.  Like oxygen affects our survival.

And that’s crucial because we are living on a planet that is...

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2018-08-03 22:02 | The largest field-based study of genetically modified forest trees ever conducted has demonstrated that genetic engineering can prevent new seedlings from establishing.

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2018-08-03 18:19 | Researchers looking for general patterns in the way tropical trees capture nutrients were surprised to find that every species has its own way of getting the nutrients it needs. The concept of biodiversity extends to their behavior.

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2018-08-03 16:33 | From tiny banana seeds to giant coconuts, it's tough for seeds to survive in tropical soils where they are under constant attack by fungi, bacteria, insects and animals. By understanding how seeds defend themselves, tropical biologists contribute to reforestation, crop management and sustainable agriculture in the tropics.

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2018-08-03 16:33 | Abandoned farmlands hold potential for the preservation of wetland and grassland birds as rehabilitation zones.

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2018-08-03 15:39 | Over the past several weeks, many have spoken out in traditional media and on social media regarding the changes to the boardwalk trail at Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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2018-08-03 13:54 | Researchers revealed the genome sequence of a devastating tree pathogen. The disease threatens the Scandinavian broadleaf forests and this new knowledge can help stop it!   The new genome resource can be used in future population genomic studies for identification of haplotypes and alleles, and in identifying which effectors may…


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2018-08-03 13:32 | The devaluation of the ruble has led to a deplorable state of the already unsteady economy in our country. However, the reliance on import substitution stimulates domestic enterprises not to stop in development. And while large companies continue to operate in Russia, there probably isn’t a huge crisis in the furniture market. We asked the […]

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2018-08-03 12:12 |

New Zealand’s booming export log market is starting to catch the jitters as concerns mount about the impact of US President Donald Trump’s trade war.

Demand for New Zealand logs has been strong over recent years as local sawmills compete with the export market to source logs for local construction, at a time when demand in China has stepped up after Asia’s largest economy clamped down on the harvesting of its own forests and reduced tariffs on imported logs to meet demand...

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2018-08-03 11:34 |

  Right now, we have an incredible project underway in northern Ghana that will help thousands of people. This community is reliant on a river that’s now running dangerously dry for months on end. Planting trees will help protect the river, so that’s exactly what we are going to do, on a huge scale. And

The post How do internet searches plant trees? appeared first on...

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2018-08-03 11:10 |

Industry4Europe is a coalition of around 130 manufacturer associations committed towards the achievement of an ambitious EU industrial strategy.

#Industry4Europe initiative, CEPI's a part of, has released four documents in the past months.

A governance structure
1. Ensuring an informed and permanent dialogue between the industry and policy decision-makers in association with civil society stakeholders (trade unions, consumers organisations, NGOs,...

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2018-08-02 19:30 | The costs of ecological “overspending” include deforestation, collapsing fisheries, water scarcity, soil erosion, biodiversity loss and CO2 buildup in the atmosphere. The carbon footprint is the most rapidly growing component of the global ecological footprint, of which it comprises approximately 60%. The Global Footprint Network has identified four areas with the most potential to address ecological overshoot and move back Earth Overshoot Day, namely cities, energy, food and population.


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