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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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2017-08-04 12:42 | KINGSEY FALLS, QC , Aug. 3, 2017 - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), the leader in recuperation of recyclable materials and in manufacturing of green packaging products and tissue paper, announces an investment of $80 million USD for the construction of a new containerboard packaging plant in Piscataway, New Jersey , United States .

This new plant, which will create 120 jobs, will manufacture corrugated packaging products and will be among the most modern of its kind in North America ....

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2017-08-04 12:41 | NORCROSS, Ga., Aug. 03, 2017 -- WestRock Company ("WestRock") (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2017.

Third Quarter 2017 Highlights

• Earned $1.29 per diluted share and $0.74 of adjusted earnings per diluted share

• Generated net cash from operating activities of $589 million and adjusted free cash flow of $473 million...

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2017-08-04 12:40 | JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 3, 2017 -- Financial summary for the quarter to end June 2017.Profit for the period US$58 million (Q3 2016 US$32 million).Net debt US$1,318 million, down US$265 million year-on-year. EPS excluding special items 11 US cents (Q3 2016 11 US cents)

Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie, commenting on the group's performance, said:
"I am pleased to report that during the past quarter Sappi delivered profits up 81% from a year ago and reduced debt...

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2017-08-04 06:19 |

Don Andre hacks at an overgrown trail with a machete on a 17-acre community-owned forest, within earshot of Highway 20 a couple miles east of Newport.

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2017-08-04 05:57 |

Beautiful vistas, dense stands of green trees and well-maintained roads to adventurous trails should ensure traffic to the Central Cascades Forest keeps rising along with the area’s rapidly growing population.

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2017-08-04 05:29 |

It’s counterintuitive for the public to see an industry that’s chopping down trees as a champion of the environment.

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2017-08-04 05:23 |

Drivers on N.C. 211 in Brunswick County should not be surprised in the coming weeks to see logging at The Nature Conservancy’s Green Swamp Preserve.

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2017-08-04 05:01 |

They're called "ghost forests" - dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change.

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2017-08-03 22:01 |

Oregon State professor Jim Rivers calls the marbled murrelet — a small seabird native to the North Pacific — a flagship species for healthy ecosystems because it is one of the only birds in the world that gets all of its food from the marine environment but nests well inland in forested areas,...(more)

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2017-08-03 21:58 | Mangrove trees, particularly their leaf litter, filter copper out of soil and water in Indonesia.

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2017-08-03 21:58 |

How much should be used? Does it help production or hurt it? Is it good for the economy or not? And with global demand for wood resources expected to increase by up to 40% in the next 15 years, answers are needed.

Matt Betts, an associate professor of forest, wildlife and landscape...(more)

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2017-08-03 20:13 |

A state plan to harvest a section of beloved old-growth forest near Ely has riled some of the thousands of hikers and skiers who use it each year to experience northern Minnesota as it once was.

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2017-08-03 19:42 |

Imagine a force so brutal and unrelenting that it can kill 100 million giants.

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2017-08-03 19:27 |

High above the northern shore of the St. Lawrence estuary in eastern Quebec, Karl Blackburn could see the damage to the forest below.

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2017-08-03 17:29 |

An update from INBAR’s work on South-South knowledge transfer strategies Almost 90 local craftsmen in Ethiopia and Tanzania have received training as part of INBAR’s IFAD- and EU-funded project, South-South knowledge transfer strategies. Two experts on bamboo furniture and handicrafts from India, Mr. Rajendra Debbarma and Mr. Sandeep Singh, spent over two months in Ethiopia […]

The post Sharing skills:...

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2017-08-03 16:51 | The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) convened a workshop in Saint Michael, Barbados, from 4-5 July 2017 to discuss the best way to integrate climate resilience in the road transport sector. The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility issued a working paper titled, ‘The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s Capacity Building Program for Forest-Dependent Indigenous Peoples and Southern Civil Society Organizations: Results from 2009-2016’. Following Mongolia’s TNA designation of the high cost of capital...

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2017-08-03 16:50 | The inaugural Unreasonable Goals program brought together the companies of 16 entrepreneurs who are working to achieve the SDGs. Each of the 16 companies is tackling one of the SDGs.

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2017-08-03 16:46 | During the month of July, major multilateral meetings drew attention to the need for adequate and predictable climate finance for developing countries. The GCF Board met amidst calls from civil society to broaden the scope of qualifying adaptation activities. Two new climate financing platforms were launched for Africa, in support of climate-resilient urban development, and investments in emission reduction measures and climate resilience.

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2017-08-03 16:45 | An innovative mapping tool from the World Bank will enable Pacific Islands to chart potential sites for renewable energy. Investments in solar energy capacity have been approved for off-grid solar energy in Kenya and the world's largest solar complex in Egypt. Kazakhstan has seen the launch of three energy efficient kindergartens and a modernized district heating facility. A six-year World Bank-supported afforestation project in Shandong, China planted trees in over 66,915 hectares of barren...


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