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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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2017-09-24 06:38 |

California’s headwater forests are not thriving under current management practices, and changes are needed to make them more resilient to periodic drought and long-term climate change.

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2017-09-24 06:25 |

Vast tracts of artificial forests left unattended or abandoned across Japan could be redeveloped under plans to set up a “forest bank.”

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2017-09-24 05:52 |

The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires.

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2017-09-24 05:48 |

As cooler temperatures and precipitation finally bring a hint of relief to smoke-weary Montanans, the unusual nature of summer 2017 is coming into focus and the influence of climate change is impossible to ignore.

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2017-09-24 04:47 |

A 1,039-acre tree thinning and log removal project associated with the Four Forest Restoration Initiative has begun on the Kaibab National Forest west of Flagstaff.

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2017-09-24 04:45 |

Nearly 50,000 wildfires have burned 8 million acres across the country so far this year, prompting Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to order the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management to give thinning, fuel reduction and forest restoration projects top priority.

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2017-09-24 03:45 |

More timber is cut annually in the Black Hills National Forest than any other national forest, but timber management in the Black Hills is at a crossroads following the recently ended mountain pine beetle epidemic.

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2017-09-23 13:30 | Emmen, The Netherlands 23rd September 2017—The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), together with TRAFFIC, BirdLife International and the IUCN Asian Songbird Trade Specialist Group, today launched a collaborative effort to save iconic Asian songbird species from extinction. 

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2017-09-23 08:02 | MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2017-- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced plans to invest approximately $300 million to convert its No. 15 paper machine at the Riverdale Mill in Selma, Ala. from uncoated freesheet to high quality whitetop linerboard and containerboard. The conversion is targeted to be completed by mid-year 2019. The investment will add 450,000 tons of annual capacity, with flexibility to shift between containerboard products.

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2017-09-22 23:07 |

Land degradation has long been recognized as a major problem which threatens ecological health, social stability and economic prosperity.

The post Scaling-Up investment into Land Restoration: Getting the...

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2017-09-22 12:19 | Are you engaged in sustainability and bioenergy? You will have an excellent opportunity to talk about your research on the conference Governing Sustainability of Bioenergy. The conference has four subthemes: Sustainability impacts of biomass production Policies and governance systems to assure sustainability of bio-based supply chains Data and methodologies to…


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2017-09-22 11:53 | Are you engaged in sustainability and bioenergy? You will have an excellent opportunity to talk about your research on the conference Governing Sustainability of Bioenergy. The conference has four subthemes: Sustainability impacts of biomass production Policies and governance systems to … Continue reading →

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2017-09-22 11:44 | DENTON, Texas, Sept. 22, 2017 -- Tetra Pak's Packaging Material Converting Factory in Denton is getting ready for new technology to support the growth of its business in the U.S. and Canada. The plant's expanded capabilities are made possible through a sizeable €30-million investment in factory upgrades, including a new state-of-the-art laminator, that will ensure the facility is well positioned to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets with a wider range of packaging formats...

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2017-09-22 11:42 | MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2017 -- Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) today announced that its board of directors, as part of its ongoing efforts to maximize stockholder value, has formed a Strategic Alternatives Committee comprised of independent directors Eugene I. Davis, Alan J. Carr and Steven D. Scheiwe, with Mr. Davis serving as chairperson. The committee, with the assistance of Houlihan Lokey Capital, Inc., the company's financial advisor, will lead Verso's continuing efforts to identify...

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2017-09-22 11:41 | Sep 22,2017--With FilmLube, Voith is offering a new kind of moistening principle for press felts upstream of the Uhle box. An integrated lubrication gap directly in front of the Uhle box ensures optimum application of water over the entire width of the machine. This protects the felt, ensures a more even CD cross profile and reduces water consumption by avoiding spray mist in the vicinity of the machine. As a result, the safety of machine operators is improved.

More uniform CD...

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2017-09-22 11:40 | London, Sep 21, 2017 – TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. (“TowerBrook”) announces today that it has acquired Schweighofer Fiber GmbH (the “Company”), an Austrian company which produces high-quality viscose pulp and bio energy, from family-owned Schweighofer Group. Closing took place on September 12th. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Schweighofer Fiber, based in Hallein, is one of the largest manufacturing companies in Austria. The Company employs 240 people...

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2017-09-22 10:35 | by Jonas Dahlstrom, Programme Officer, RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests The livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people in the Asia-Pacific region are dependent upon forest resources. Their livelihoods are strongly linked with how they interact with forest resources and other stakeholders in managing forests. However, tools to assess the rights and […]

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2017-09-22 07:42 |

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged State Foresters to join in calling on Congress to address the way the U.S. Forest Service is funded.

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2017-09-21 19:30 | The UNFCCC Secretariat has released three reports on the individual reviews of the annual submissions of Portugal, submitted in 2015 and 2016, and the Russian Federation, submitted in 2016. It has also published a report on the review of the report to facilitate the calculation of the assigned amount for CP2 for Portugal, a summary report on the technical analysis of Jamaica’ s first BUR and report on the technical assessment of the proposed FREL for Ethiopia in 2016. The Compliance Committee...


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