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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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2018-07-30 06:51 | International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) researchers have led the development of new guidance for EU member states estimating greenhouse gas emissions and removals from their forests and developing plans to show how they will account for these emissions and removals in the future. Source: Timberbiz The document, written by a team led by IIASA researcher Nicklas Forsell, provides the first technical and science-based guidelines to assist EU member states in calculating their ...

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2018-07-30 06:50 | In the midst of an investment a growth phase, New Zealand prefabricator XLam is expanding its senior management team with the appointment of John Eastwood as the head of business development for Australia and New Zealand. XLam is Australasia’s only manufacturer of CLT. Sources: Timberbiz, National Business Review Mr Eastwood has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Unitec and has spent most of his career in the building materials, manufacturing and construction sectors. He joined XLam in a...

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2018-07-30 06:49 | South Australian forest industries have gained a powerful new voice to advocate for their combined interests in the appointment to the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) South Australian branch manager position of Mr Leon Rademeyer.  Source: Timberbiz Mr Rademeyer was most recently chief of staff at one of the nation’s most respected regional newspapers, The Border Watch. Prior to this role, Mr Rademeyer filled a number of senior communications roles in Australia and South Africa....

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2018-07-30 06:48 | Timber Queensland has organized an engineered timber products seminar that squarely focuses on new construction methods. Source: Timberbiz Under the banner of Engineered Timber Products: GLT | CLT | LVL  Simplifying the design & construction of timber buildings, the seminar will be held 5 September 2018. Advances in engineered timber products are fundamentally changing the way developers, designers and builders are thinking about construction projects. Large panels and huge spans...

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2018-07-30 06:47 | As the housing market tightens, everyone wants to know about tomorrow’s housing. Specifically, they want to know who is building what, and where they are building it. That data, and the analysis to go with it, is now available. Source: IndustryEdge The good news is, its available for each state, broken up to each region, not just Capitals, and even down to the suburb level. We can get down to building type, and even drill into details about who is funding the building. Our initial analysis has...

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2018-07-30 06:46 | With the Braddon by-election a done deal for Labor’s Justine Keay, but a tight win for the candidate it is fitting to show Labor’s responses to the questions put by AFPA Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ross Hampton in the preceding weeks. Source: Timberbiz This is what the Labor party said with respect to its view on forestry: A future Labor Government will restore proper Commonwealth and State relationships by re-establishing the COAG process. Sadly, one of the first acts of the former Agriculture...

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2018-07-30 06:44 | Federal Labor is celebrating four by-election wins in Braddon, Longman, Perth and Fremantle. Bill Shorten declared it a “Super Saturday night” for the Labor party, calling the by-election results a signpost to Labor winning government at the next federal poll. Sources: ABC News, Timberbiz The four victories have strengthened Mr Shorten’s leadership and created doubt about the Coalition’s chance of being re-elected. The Labor leader celebrated the wins with Susan Lamb in...

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2018-07-30 06:42 | Forests cover almost one-third of the world’s land area and over one billion people rely on them for their livelihoods. Source: Steve Nicholson, director of sustainability at Solaris Paper As of March 2017, nearly 450 companies had made 760 commitments to curb forest destruction in supply chains ranging from palm oil, soy, timber, pulp and cattle. Likewise, the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement saw 80% of the nearly 200 signatories, including Australia, commit to halting deforestation and better...

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2018-07-28 14:35 | Carbon dioxide emissions are killing off coral reefs and kelp forests as heat waves and ocean acidification damage marine ecosystems, scientists have warned.

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2018-07-27 23:16 | We are delighted to present the first three of the seven shortlisted projects for the World Architecture Festival’s Best Use of Certified Timber Prize: the new university building of NTNU Gjøvik in Norway, a camp in aboriginal land in Tasmania and an Expo pavilion from Milan, which...

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2018-07-27 21:18 |

Welcome to Vol. 4 of Big Ideas. In Brief—a series from the Rights and Resources Initiative. Highlights: India passed its groundbreaking Forest Rights Act, which has the potential to improve the lives of 150 million people living in India’s forests, in 2006;However, implementation of the Act has been slow, due largely to a lack of political will, resources, and capacity;Now, with support from the Tenure Facility, a new initiative is using innovative partnerships, technology, and research to...

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2018-07-27 16:46 |

Our Lead Technical Adviser, Pietro Carpena, explains how TREE AID is supporting farmers in the drylands of Africa to develop business skills through our ‘train a trainer’ programme. Dramatic changes are taking place in farming. Local communities are intensifying existing patterns of production and diversifying their farm enterprises in an attempt to improve their livelihoods.

The post...

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2018-07-27 15:51 | Bangkok, Thailand, 26 July 2018—In order to help combat the shipping and transport of illegal wildlife products, TRAFFIC, through the the USAID-funded Wildlife Trafficking Response, Assessment and Priority Setting (Wildlife TRAPS) Project, delivered a capacity building workshop in Bangkok yesterday for staff at DHL eCommerce in Thailand to learn how they can play a key role in helping prevent the trafficking of wildlife.

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2018-07-27 11:40 |

The death toll in Greece and suffering right up to the Arctic Circle must prompt a move to sustainable and resilient forest management

The post The fires ravaging parts of Europe show our forest policies are failing appeared first on Climate Home News.

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2018-07-27 03:25 | The suspect was charged with five counts of arson as the wildfire expanded through mountains in the south of the state, eventually spreading across 7,500 acres.

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2018-07-26 22:27 | The conversion of forests to farmland is recognized as a major contributor to rising levels of greenhouse gases. And yet it hasn't been clear how to best minimize the loss of sequestered carbon into the atmosphere. Researchers now say that, based on their extensive studies of agricultural operations on three continents, the best course in all cases is to limit the conversion of natural habitat to farmland.

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2018-07-26 22:10 | New research shows that tropical forest canopies are warming significantly faster than air temperatures. That could mean major consequences for overall forest health.

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2018-07-26 20:31 | Under the new EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, the two countries will cooperate to promote the positive contribution of trade to transitioning to low GHG emission and climate-resilient development. The EU and Japan will promote innovation, climate finance, sustainable energy technologies and energy efficiency in order to “reach a global carbon-neutral economy over the course of the second half of the century”. The Agreement also recognizes the “importance of enhancing the contribution...

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2018-07-26 17:12 |

Wooden tires don’t have the best ring to them, but Michelin firmly believes they’ll be a reality in 2020.

The French tire maker told Motoring in a report published this month of its plans to introduce wood into tires, and it’s all about moving away from oil.

Cyrille Roget, Michelin’s...

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2018-07-26 14:58 | Forests in tropical regions could soon become a source of greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming and hampering efforts to meet the main goal in the Paris Agreement of 2015.

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