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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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2017-08-30 11:25 | Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 30th August 2017–a new TRAFFIC report launched today finds Kinshasa’s notorious ivory markets going underground following increased enforcement activity.

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2017-08-30 06:09 |

Despite near-record rainfall in California this past winter, the state has already seen more – and larger – fires so far in 2017, and the director of the state’s firefighting agency blames climate change and years of mismanaging forests.

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2017-08-30 05:58 |

Many Missoulians will never forget watching the Lolo Peak fire race along its namesake mountain.

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2017-08-30 05:55 |

If you feel parched, the statistics say you’re justified.

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2017-08-30 01:12 |

Southern pine beetles are among the most destructive insects invading North America's pine forests today, and they're spreading farther north as global temperatures rise, putting entire ecosystems at risk and creating fuel for wildfires as they kill the trees they infest.

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2017-08-29 23:44 | The World Bank and the Government of India signed two agreements in the area of climate resilience. The Philippines launched a public catastrophe risk insurance programme as part of the country’s national disaster risk finance strategy. The EBRD announced the addition of a Tajik micro-lending company, as the fourth partner in Climadapt, the Bank’s pilot programme for promoting climate change adaptation.

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2017-08-29 23:19 |

The Metis Settlements General Council (MSGC) represents the eight Metis Settlements in Alberta to the government and businesses. The MSGC is consulted on development on their landbase, and has recently begun using the Esri ArcGIS software, a powerful tool for analysing and visualising geospatial data.

They reached out to our General Manager, Ryan Tew, to see if we could...

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2017-08-29 23:00 | Cambridge, UK, 29th August 2017–Today the inaugural “FairWild Week” comes to a close. This digital event championed the vital need to source wild plants sustainably and highlighted their often-overlooked role as components within increasingly globalised supply chains, as resources for meeting the needs of rural communities, and as ingredients in products we use every day.

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2017-08-29 18:57 |

There is strong scientific support for the concept of ecosystem-based management, but actually making EBM a reality will require support from government, academia, industry, and the public.

The Healthy Landscapes Program is hosting a two-day workshop in Edmonton, June 19-20, 2018 to explore how to implement EBM.

The agenda and other details will be published as they are confirmed.

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2017-08-29 17:36 | PDF for download “We’re trying to avoid throwing the baby out with the bathwater,” said Dr. Jens Peter Skovsgaard of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Alnarp, Sweden. He was speaking about forestry operations and research and how change can be evolutionary rather than revolutionary. Dr. Skovsgaard is coordinator of a session entitled: Forestry […]

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2017-08-29 17:04 | “Norway remains a proud partner to Brazil on reducing deforestation, and considers this partnership a great success.” “Around half of Brazil’s greenhouse gas emissions are caused by changes in land use and deforestation. In order to reduce global emissions, the UN climate finance model REDD+ was developed. The Brazilian Amazon Fund is considered a successful […]

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2017-08-29 15:27 | This IUFRO Anniversary Congress session is all about forestry operations and research and how change can be evolutionary rather than revolutionary.

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2017-08-29 14:10 | The final piece of the new Mount Fuji World Heritage Center in Japan is soon to be revealed. And the best part? The stunning structure is made from locally sourced wood from PEFC/SGEC-certified forests! Built with local Japanese cypress wood, the striking latticework structure resembles Mount...

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2017-08-29 13:18 | Aug 29,2017--DS Smith plc is delighted to announce that it has been confirmed as a constituent FTSE4Good Global Index, following the June 2017 index review.

Inclusion in this leading index is a testament to the best in class standards of sustainability governance and reporting, and follows receipt of Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ Sustainability Reporting in the FTSE 250 award 2016.

The FTSE4Good Index Series measures the performance of companies demonstrating strong...

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2017-08-29 11:05 |

Grown in Britain is encouraging widespread participation in its annual Grown in Britain Week, which this year runs from 9-15th October. The campaign has launched its first four digital marketing tool kits promoting British-grown timber for different markets: for builders merchants, the joinery sector, Grown in Britain licensees and registered supporters. Available from the campaign’s […]

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2017-08-29 03:00 |

After 2015’s scale-tipping fire and haze event, what progress is being made and what remains to be done?

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2017-08-29 00:06 |

Bitterroot National Forest Supervisor Julie King has signed off on the the Westside timber sale in the Darby/Sula Ranger District.

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2017-08-28 19:02 | Historically, the tiny beetles were largely unheard-of north of Delaware, but the Northeast’s winters are no longer cold enough to kill them off.

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2017-08-28 18:33 | Over the next few decades, global warming-related rises in winter temperatures could significantly extend the range of the southern pine beetle, one of the world's most aggressive tree-killing insects, through much of the northern United States and southern Canada, says a new study.

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