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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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2017-05-24 19:07 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will convene the 23rd session of the Near East Forestry and Range Commission to bring together forestry experts and decision-makers from the region. One of six region-specific meetings held every two years in support of the FAO Regional Forestry Commissions, the event serves as a policy and technical forum for countries to discuss and address forest issues on a regional basis.

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2017-05-24 19:05 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will convene the 27th session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission to bring together forestry experts and decision-makers from the region. One of six region-specific meetings held every two years in support of the FAO Regional Forestry Commissions, the event serves as a policy and technical forum for countries to discuss and address forest issues on a regional basis.

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2017-05-24 19:03 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)  and the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) will hold a Joint Session of the 39th European Forestry Commission and the 74th UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry. The meeting will bring together forestry experts and decision-makers from the region and serve as a policy and technical forum for countries to discuss and address forest issues on a regional basis.  

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2017-05-24 18:56 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will convene the 30th session of the Latin American and Caribbean Forestry Commission (LACFC 30) to bring together forestry experts and decision-makers from the region. One of six region-specific meetings held every two years in support of the FAO Regional Forestry Commissions, the event serves as a policy and technical forum for countries to discuss and address forest issues on a regional basis.  

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2017-05-24 18:48 | This joint European conference in Bonn, Germany, will bring together experts from science, policy and practice to highlight and discuss the importance of biodiversity’s contribution to human health in the face of climate change. In this context health is considered in its physical, psychological and social dimension, including socio-environmental equity. The aim of the conference is to increase knowledge, share experiences and foster nature-based solutions to meet the challenges of climate...

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2017-05-24 18:45 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will convene the 29th session of the North American Forest Commission to bring together forestry experts and decision-makers from the region. One of six region-specific meetings held every two years in support of the FAO Regional Forestry Commissions, the event serves as a policy and technical forum for countries to discuss and address forest issues on a regional basis.

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2017-05-24 18:39 |

"It will be interesting to see the influence of large predators on smaller predators in other parts of the world, especially the role of the big cats such as jaguars, leopards, lions and tigers," said co-author William Ripple of Oregon State University.(more)

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2017-05-24 15:12 |

#EcoLog created a sensation at the last #ElmiaWood by presenting a study about the forwarder of the future. This time the company will offer far more down-to-earth news.

“We’ll be exhibiting a new machine ready for production,” says Daniel Majgren, chief marketing officer at Eco Log.

A lot has happened at the company over the past year that makes its presence at Elmia Wood extremely interesting. The beginning of 2016 saw the premiere of the...

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2017-05-24 12:40 | HARTSVILLE, S.C., U.S. – MAy 24,2017 -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been named one of 82 "Best for Vets" companies by Military Times. Sonoco joins other well-known brands, including Kellogg, AT&T, Hilton, Macy's Inc. and The Boeing Company on the distinguished list.



Sonoco, a certified Palmetto Military Employer, recognizes the valuable skills U.S. military veterans bring to its team, including...

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2017-05-24 12:40 | JERSEY CITY, N.J.--May 24,2017---Dade Paper & Bag Co. (“Dade”), a leading distributor of food packaging, paper products, foodservice disposables, and janitorial & sanitary supplies based in Miami, Florida has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Imperial Bag & Paper Co., LLC (“Imperial”), one of the nation’s leading distributors of disposable food service and janitorial supplies. The combined business will have total revenues over $1.0 billion. The transaction is...

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2017-05-24 12:38 | May 24,2017 --As communicated earlier BillerudKorsnäs experienced a major breakdown in the digester in the semi-chemical pulp production line in Gruvön. The problem has now been resolved. The pulp line and the fluting machine PM6 is back in production.

The impact on EBITDA for the breakdown is estimated to approximately SEK 25 million after compensation from insurance.

“The impact of the breakdown could be limited thanks to a very efficient work in the mill, and we...

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2017-05-24 11:53 |

Rayonier Inc. is “bullish” about and “encouraged” by its New Zealand operation, which had “all the planets kind of lined up last year, and we’re seeing more of the same this year,” said CEO David Nunes.

Speaking with analysts during a financial conference call earlier this month, Nunes said Rayonier had always been “fairly bullish on New Zealand just based in part on the underlying productivity of the lands and the access to markets.” During 2016, a number of factors...

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2017-05-24 11:12 |

The above signatories have prepared a proposal for the development of a systematic approach for deriving suitable BAT1-AELs ranges, submitted to DG Environment of the European Commission. 

The legal obligation for permitting authorities to set the emission limit value for a given pollutant at a level that ensures that, under normal operating conditions, emissions do not exceed the BAT-AEL, has far-reaching consequences. BAT-AELs have to be implemented as ELVs and...

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2017-05-24 10:35 | The Bio Era event tour, organised to celebrate Finland’s centennial year, is a review of the future of Finnish bioeconomy […]

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2017-05-24 09:34 |

By adopting agroforestry and improved agricultural practices, a community in western Kenya has increased their income and improved their living standards. They are now training other farmers to do the same.  Smallholder farms make up most of the...

The post...

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2017-05-24 08:34 |

Measuring the wealth of carbon stocks in peatlands

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2017-05-24 07:26 |

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2017-05-23 23:23 |

California's national forests, plagued by millions of acres of dead and dying trees, are probably adding more carbon to the atmosphere than they absorb, an executive with a forest trade association in the state claimed.

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2017-05-23 23:18 |

Over the past 30 years, three-quarters of eastern US tree species have been shifting to the west, and at an astonishing rate of around 15.4 kilometres per decade (9.5 miles).

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2017-05-23 19:09 |

Busy schedules, excessive screen time and lots of other factors keep kids from connecting with nature, even though study after study show that spending time outdoors makes them healthier, happier and smarter. Same goes for adults. So why not head outside together?

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