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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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2018-04-16 08:28 |

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2018-04-16 00:00 |

Stronger women’s leadership roles and improved gender equality in forest and farm producer organizations can make a critical contribution to overcoming rural poverty and building community resilience.


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2018-04-16 00:00 |

Stronger women’s leadership roles and improved gender equality in forest and farm producer organizations can make a critical contribution to overcoming rural poverty and building community resilience.


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2018-04-16 00:00 |

From a destroyed landscape to profitable plantations, a Sumatran village shows the benefits of social forestry schemes in Indonesia

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2018-04-15 17:31 | The city has 10,542 acres of forests. The Natural Areas Conservancy, which says they are at a tipping point, is thinking about how to care for them.

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2018-04-15 17:00 | ITTO and the Honduran government signed an agreement on the implementation of a project to improve the silviculture, marketing and use of 12 lesser-used timber species abundant in the Honduran Caribbean on Monday, the 16th April 2018. The aim of the project is to shift the forest sector away from traditional selective logging and promote sustainable forest management covering a broader range of tree species.

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2018-04-15 10:23 | The Chinese market has been and remains a driver of demand for sawn timber all over the world. According to Dmitry Krylov, the general director of  “Sawmill 25” (located in the Arkhangelsk region), practically all the additional volume of the sawn timber produced after commissioning of the new production line at the mill Site #3 […]

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2018-04-15 10:08 | The Chinese market has been and remains a driver of demand for sawn timber all over the world. According to Dmitry Krylov, the general director of  “Sawmill 25” (located in the Arkhangelsk region), practically all the additional volume of the sawn timber produced after commissioning of the new production line at the mill Site #3 […]

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2018-04-14 03:47 |

For over a decade, the Forest Service has worked to create consensus on a transition from old growth logging to young growth sales on the Tongass National Forest.

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2018-04-13 15:38 | Large wildfires cause increases in stream flow that can last for years or even decades, according to a new analysis of 30 years of data from across the continental United States.

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2018-04-13 12:30 |

By: Mary Louise Malig * After 20 years of negotiations, the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is entering a crucial stage. But will the deal be sealed, or will the talks collapse and be abandoned once and for all? Mercosur’s sovereignty is at stake, as are the ecosystems and communities that will be affected by a further boost to the destructive livestock and feedstock industries in South America. Download the briefing paper in English

The post...

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2018-04-13 11:31 | Caterpillar announces the launch of two new Cat® Forest Machine models, the 548 and the 548 LL. These machine platforms increase profitability for loggers by maximizing efficiency, increasing production, and reducing owning and operating costs.

The Cat 548 and 548 LL and other 500 series Forest Machine models meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards and feature outstanding fuel efficiency and optimized work tools while increasing horsepower, swing torque, lift capacity, and tractive...

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2018-04-12 17:33 | The first pilot of the Youth Climate Leaders Program will involve an immersion in Paris, France, and several cities in Kenya, three-month tailored field placements, and a one-week trip to COP 24 to the UNFCCC in Katowice, Poland. This year’s group project will focus on sustainable agriculture (SDG 2) and land use (SDG 15). It will support Endeleza, a non-profit organization seeking to promote human and community development through education, empowerment and sustainability, in scaling its ‘...

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2018-04-12 14:15 |

Welcome to Forest Cover No. 55. Forest Cover is Global Forest Coalition’s newsletter. It provides a space for environmental justice activists from across the world to present their views on international forest-related policies. Forest Cover 55 looks at trade in just four key commodities—beef, soy, wood, and palm oil—which together are the main drivers of deforestation in the world. Demand for these commodities is leading to huge swathes of forest being replaced by vast monoculture...

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2018-04-12 11:33 | Katerra, a high-tech construction firm, has secured $865 million in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund. That money will go toward ongoing projects in the US, like the company’s planned cross-laminated timber plant in Washington, as well as research & development activities.

Katerra says its upcoming 250,000-square-foot Washington plant will help scale up U.S. production of CLT so that the material can be more broadly adopted across the...

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2018-04-12 11:02 | Canada – In British Columbia, the provincial government is committing Cdn $7.8 million to promote the use of BC wood overseas, advance wood building systems and products, and expand global markets. BC Government announced the funding at a national forestry convention in Prince George, alongside Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.

“Expanding our international...

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2018-04-12 10:34 | Late last week Associated Kiln Driers Softwoods (AKD) officially took ownership of the Yarram Sawmill after finalising the purchase with Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts earlier this month. Regular operations of the mill will resume from Monday 25th March, with all 60 existing employees offered ongoing employment. The Yarram Sawmill processes approximately 150,000 cubic meters of saw-log into a range of timber products from its...

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2018-04-12 07:00 |

Researchers at Rensselaer have developed a patented method to use cheap and abundant paper biomass to make lithium-sulfur batteries

A major byproduct in the papermaking industry is lignosulfonate, a sulfonated carbon waste material, which is typically combusted on site, releasing CO2 into the atmosphere after sulfur has been captured for reuse.

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2018-04-12 02:32 |

The island of New Guinea — which sustains the third-largest tract of intact rainforest on the planet — is becoming the latest global deforestation nightmare.

Long-protected from exploitation by its remoteness, steep terrain, and fiercely independent native peoples, the island is now rapidly losing forest to logging projects and palm oil development.

In 2015, deforestation across the island...

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