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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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2017-10-10 12:52 | Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 10, 2017--- ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations Center opens in Helsinki, Finland Expands the global network of ABB industry experts, digital technologies and knowledge base to improve customers profitability and efficiency
Delivers the true benefits of today’s digital technologies, by the latest analytics and cloud technologies from ABB's partners, such as Microsoft and IBM
Real-time remote monitoring and technical support with the objectives...

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2017-10-10 12:50 | YORK, Pa.--Oct 10 PR-- Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today announced the introduction of Adena Opaque 96, a new brighter and whiter shade of paper, providing an additional cost-effective option to its growing line of opaque papers, further enhancing the ability for customers to bundle products and streamline their supply chain. Adena Opaque 96 is manufactured at Glatfelter’s Specialty Papers facilities in Chillicothe, OH and Spring Grove, PA, whose central locations enable Glatfelter to offer service...

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2017-10-10 12:28 |

Rhenus will be reorganizing its timber operations as of 1 October. The two Rhenus Fehring units in Bielefeld, which currently trade independently, and the Brenner Group in Plaidt will be grouped together under the umbrella of the newly founded Rhenus Forest Logistics and form one single unit in the future.

“With the merger of Rhenus...

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2017-10-10 11:48 |

In the 1H 2017, China’s sawnwood imports totalled 18.12 million cubic metres valued at $4.75 billion, a year-on-year increase of 16% in volume and 24% in value, ITTO reports.

The average price for imported sawnwood in the 1H 2017 was $262 per cubic metre, up 7% over the same period of 2016.

Of total sawnwood imports, sawn softwood imports rose 37% to 12.41 million cubic metres, accounting for 68% of the national total. The average price for...

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2017-10-10 11:37 |

Setra has set in motion the sale of its operation in Rolfs, Kalix, Sweden, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

Hannele Arvonen, Setra’s President and CEO, comments: “We are focusing on increasing the synergies within the Group as a means of improving our long-term competitiveness. The level of integration between Setra Rolfs and Setra’s other production units is low when it comes to raw material supply and marketing concepts, and it therefore makes...

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2017-10-10 11:26 |

Autolog has announced an agreement with FPInnovations™ for the commercialization of a real-time automated system for identifying and separating wood species based on existing technology using near infra-red spectroscopy.

Research by FPInnovations™ has shown that it is possible to separate Canada’s softwood species with a high success rate. Autolog begins work to industrialize the process, make it robust and facilitate the use of this technology in the sawmills.

Remarkably...

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2017-10-10 00:40 |

At the start of a major Climate Engineering Conference [1] in Berlin, the Global Forest Coalition [2] has launched a Working Paper that highlights the risks of different proposals for large-scale Carbon Dioxide Removal. The report finds that while the most prominent CDR approach, Bioenergy and Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) technology is still in a state of “infancy” and is unlikely to be rolled out on a global scale, biosequestration in the form of afforestation through...

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2017-10-10 00:38 |

Full working paper (24 pages): Web quality (3.0MB) | Low resolution (1.3MB) Summary (4 pages): Web quality (2.2MB) | Low resolution (0.7MB) Poster: Web quality (4.5MB) | Low resolution (0.8MB) Abstract The explicit reference to “a balance between anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks of greenhouse gases” (Art. 4) in the 2015 Paris Agreement has given a strong impetus to Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) proposals that aim to remove greenhouse gas...

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2017-10-09 22:47 | A land bank in the Adirondacks and Catskills would let officials use the forest preserve for public projects without amending the State Constitution.

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2017-10-09 20:45 | The sixth session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2018), convening under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), is expected to take place in July 2018. We will update this page as more information becomes available. The theme of HLPF 2018 will be: ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies’. The sub-set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be reviewed in depth by HLPF 2018 will be: SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation...

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2017-10-09 20:27 |

To implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, governments from the Asia-Pacific region established the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) as the main forum for follow up and review at the regional level. The APFSD provides a platform for in-depth discussion on ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies,’ the 2018 theme of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), and builds capacity for implementation...

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2017-10-09 20:24 | To implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, governments from the Asia-Pacific region established the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) as the main forum for follow up and review at the regional level. The APFSD provides a platform for in-depth discussion on ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies,’ the 2018 theme of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), and builds capacity for implementation through the sharing of...

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2017-10-09 20:22 | To implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, governments from the Asia-Pacific region established the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) as the main forum for follow up and review at the regional level. The APFSD provides a platform for in-depth discussion on ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies,’ the 2018 theme of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), and builds capacity for implementation through the sharing of...

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2017-10-09 20:17 |

To implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, governments from the Asia-Pacific region established the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) as the main forum for follow up and review at the regional level. The APFSD provides a platform for in-depth discussion on ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies,’ the 2018 theme of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), and builds capacity for implementation...

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2017-10-09 18:38 |

Michelle Maller, who organizes the event for OSU’s Department of Wood Science and Engineering, said about 1,100 kids attended the event, which ran Tuesday to Thursday. The program dates back 17 years, Maller said.(more)

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2017-10-09 18:04 |

Grown in Britain is a partner in the Charter for Trees Woods and People In 2017, ten 15 foot Oak poles and one 18 ft Oak pole were felled from Windsor Great Park in Berkshire and taken to the Sylva Wood Centre in Oxfordshire to be carved into Charter Poles to commemorate 800 years since […]

The post Tree Charter Poles: From Crown to Carver appeared first on...

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2017-10-09 15:32 | UF scientists synthesized and examined data from prior studies that had looked at how many pathogen-carrying mosquito species made their homes in forested lands vs. non-forested lands in 12 countries worldwide, including the United States.

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2017-10-09 15:00 |

An exciting new initiative to promote pan-European research collaboration was unveiled at the EFI 2017 Annual Conference. The EFI Network Fund is a unique instrument which will provide €1m over the next four years exclusively for EFI Associate and Affiliate Members.

The Fund supports networking activities like joint research initiatives, knowledge networking and capacity building, focusing on EFI’s three strategic themes: bioeconomy, resilience and governance...

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2017-10-09 13:12 | New Delhi, India, 9th October 2017—young developers, designers, project managers, and subject matter experts came together to create applications, systems, and tools to help detect and deter wildlife trafficking during India’s first “Zoohackathon”, held last week as the culmination of Wildlife Week 2017 celebrations.

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2017-10-09 12:33 | Oct 9,2017---Mitsubishi HiTec Paper will be increasing prices for the whole THERMOSCRIPT thermal paper range as well as the GIROFORM carbonless paper range on January 1, 2018. The level of increase will vary depending on region and application. This is due to the further increased raw material and logistics costs.

Customers will be contacted directly by the Mitsubishi sales team.
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