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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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2016-09-27 23:00 | The greater sage grouse is an iconic bird that lives in the American West’s sagebrush landscape. It’s also a species at the center of a nationwide debate focused on how best to manage its habitat to balance multiple uses and ensure the bird’s long-term survival. And the dialogue has just been informed by new information [...]

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2016-09-27 18:17 |

CEO visits women’s shea groupWomen's shea enterprise group On a hot dry Saturday in June, we visited one of TREE AID’s local partner’s SEMUS, they’ve been working in Yako region in Burkina Faso for over 10 years. We currently work together on local forest governance – helping communities to take control of their natural resources

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2016-09-27 16:00 | In the back parking lot of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), seven workers wear neon green shirts with the Camp Crew logo written across the back. And they stand out. They are young and their bright T-shirts contrast with those of the more seasoned personnel. As the crew works among large mounds of fire [...]

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2016-09-27 15:47 | Today, in Montreal, the 39th meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation starts. One of the agenda items is ICAO’s response to climate change. The industry’s preferred option is to continue expanding, to continue polluting, and to offset its emissions. ICAO is proposing a massive new carbon trading mechanism that will leave us no chance of […]

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2016-09-27 14:00 | After the Civil War, former African American slaves were deeded or bought property across the South, but in subsequent years often lacked the money for — or were denied access to – the legal resources needed to establish title to…Read more ›

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2016-09-27 13:05 | Sept 27,2016 --A.Celli Paper has recently concluded an order for a latest-generation rewinder model E-WIND® with the Italian Group Sofidel, a world market leader in the production of tissue for hygienic and domestic use.

Sofidel, that has just celebrated 50 years of business activity, is present in Europe and the United States with 19 companies that each year produce more than one million tons of paper and employ over 5,500 people.

The new tissue rewinder model E-...

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2016-09-27 12:41 | HARTSVILLE, S.C., Sept. 26, 2016 -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it will raise the price for all paperboard tubes and cores by 6 percent to 10 percent, effective with shipments in the United States and Canada, beginning October 24, 2016.

“This price increase, our first in more than a year, is necessary due to the recent increase in costs for uncoated recycled paperboard, our primary raw material, combined with price escalations in energy, labor and other input costs,” said...

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2016-09-27 11:12 |

We, the signatories of this paper, energy-intensive sectors representing about 2 million jobs in the EU and comprising many SME’s, are under direct impact of the EU ETS and are deemed exposed to carbon, investment and employment leakage.

We urge Members of the European Parliament to acknowledge the importance of our sectors for the EU economy, in particular for European jobs, and all their economic value chains by rejecting any “tiered approach” to free allocation and voting against...

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2016-09-27 10:08 | Johannesburg, South Africa, 26th September 2016—Big business, government agencies and the NGO community are uniting to protect endangered wildlife from online crime during a unique event held today at the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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2016-09-27 07:47 |

The REPI Challenge seeks to leverage public and private funds for land conservation projects that limit incompatible development or that relieve current or anticipated environmental restrictions on military testing, training, or operations.

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2016-09-27 07:01 |

The trees are dying.

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2016-09-27 06:50 |

Small, private forests, which make up more than half of the forestland in the United States, can be turned into potent weapons against climate change.

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2016-09-27 05:48 |

By Deanna Ramsay, originally published on CIFOR’s Forest News Debates over forest loss in Borneo generally focus on the extent to which industrial plantations are to blame: those on the conservation side charge oil palm and pulp and paper for the destruction of tropical rainforest, those on the plantation side tend to argue that planting […]

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2016-09-27 05:33 |

Scientist Daniel Murdiyarso explains why it’s a key tool for action on climate change

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2016-09-26 19:15 | During the month of September, climate finance was highlighted at the highest level, during the Group of Twenty (G20) Summit and the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Readiness and access support received a major boost through the establishment of two major initiatives, underpinned by millions of US$ in funding. The UNFCCC released several reports in the run-up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech. Studies by an investor coalition and a regional development bank explored climate risk in...

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2016-09-26 18:53 | The seventeenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) opened in Johannesburg, South Africa. South Africa's President Jakob Zuma stated his country is taking actions on illegal trade in wildlife called upon by the UN General Assembly and UN Environment Assembly.

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2016-09-26 18:53 | On the penultimate day of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly's (UNGA) annual general debate, countries continued to highlight implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Countries also described challenges related to graduation from least developed country (LDC) status and access to concessional financing. The debate, which closes on 26 September, is focusing on the theme, 'The Sustainable Development Goals (...

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2016-09-26 18:19 | Despite 140 million years of independent evolution, two types of coniferous trees use the same small set of 47 genes to rapidly adapt to varying climates, an international team of forestry researchers have found in a new study, published today in Science.

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2016-09-26 18:17 | Originally from Colombia, Maria is one of three interns from EARTH University working with Sustainable Harvest International this fall. Maria is conducting her research in Panama. Here, Maria shares her passion for her home and work and vision for the future with us.

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