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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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2018-01-09 19:07 |

Texas A&M AgriLife awards TFS forester for public service COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M AgriLife has awarded Andrew Crocker, Staff Forester for Texas A&M Forest Service, the 2017 Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for Pubic Service in Forestry. The award was presented Jan. 9 at the Agr

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2018-01-09 18:35 | The projects together could contribute over 30% to achievement of the Paris Agreement. Erik Solheim, UNEP Executive Director, called for a tenfold increase in climate finance that goes towards sustainable land use. The projects will include participation of all stakeholders, including women and indigenous peoples and local communities.

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2018-01-09 18:22 |

“They effectively roost at sea at night,” says Jim Rivers, a professor at OSU and one of the project leads. So far, the teams have caught 17 murrelets. Nelson and Rivers hope for at least 30—their permit allows up to 100—but they will take whatever they can get.(more)

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2018-01-09 17:57 | The 2018 HLPF will include: an in-depth review of six SDGs; Voluntary National Reviews by 48 Member States; a high-level discussion of the 2018 theme; and the SDG Business Forum, Local Authorities Forum, Partnerships Exchange and numerous side events. A revised set of guidelines for preparing VNRs is expected to be released in early 2018.

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2018-01-09 17:50 |

In recently published article in Biomass and Bioenergy journal, researchers from Finland and Norway found that policy choices will have strong impacts on the allocation of biomass use between heat and power production, and the production of liquid biofuels in European Economic Area. Moreover, it seems that European forest industry production will not be affected much by the increased competition for biomass with the energy sector. Click to continue… Background The Directive 2009/28/EC on...

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2018-01-09 14:17 |

RemaSawco receives an order for SEK 6.3 million ($770,538) from Vika Wood SIA in Latvia. The order comprises a complete system for optimisation, quality sorting and strength grading to be installed in the new dry sorter being built at the Vika Wood’s sawmill. The software includes RS-BoardScannerQ with additions RS-StrengthGrader and RS-EndSorter. Commissioning is planned for August-September 2018.

Together with this project, RemaSawco will upgrade the log sorting station....

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2018-01-09 14:03 |

Roseburg Forest Products has appointed Phil Odom as Business Manager for Roseburg’s Plywood and Lumber Business, effective January 1, 2018.

The newly created role consolidates the reporting structure of the company’s plywood and lumber sales organization. James (JT) Taylor, Kevin Smith and Kelly Robertson – sales managers for lumber, softwood plywood and hardwood plywood – will report to Odom. In addition, Central Planning Manager Patrick Schleisman and the plywood field sales team...

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2018-01-09 13:17 |

Roseburg Forest Products has announced that Steve Courtney will join the Roseburg team as the Director of Solid Wood Resource Procurement, effective Jan. 22, 2018. In this newly created role, Courtney will be responsible for planning, sourcing and managing the log supply requirements for the Solid Wood Business and will report directly to Steve Killgore, Senior Vice President of Solid Wood.

As a member of the Solid Wood operations leadership team...

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2018-01-09 12:48 |

Södra and Statkraft have made a decision to invest in a new demo facility for fossil-free fuel. The biofuel will be based on forest raw material and the demo facility is expected to be in operation by spring 2019. The total investment will be approximately SEK 500 million ($58.8 million).

The investment will be made through the joint company Silva Green Fuel AS, in partnership with technology provider...

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2018-01-09 11:10 |

Engineering and technology group SENER has signed a contract with ENCE Energía y Celulosa to build a new low-emission biomass electricity generation plant in its energy complex in Huelva, Spain.

The contract signed is a turnkey arrangement whereby SENER will design, supply, build and commission the plant, as well as operate and maintain it during the first years of operation. The new...

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2018-01-09 04:40 |

Plans to plant 50 million trees in England to create a 'Northern Forest' between Liverpool and Hull have been backed with £5.7 million from the British Government.

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2018-01-09 04:37 |

The lush beauty of the George Washington National Forest in Augusta County is apparent to any visitor, but especially to the keen eye of retired U.S. Forest Service employee Brian Stout.

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2018-01-08 21:40 | The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Regional Forum on Sustainable Development will take place from 24-26 April 2018, in a location to be determined. The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of the 2017 RFSD for the ESCWA region is here.

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2018-01-08 20:35 |

The second meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development will convene as part of the ECLAC region's preparation for the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2018).

The Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development is a regional mechanism to follow up and review the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

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2018-01-08 18:16 | In August 2017, the Bolivian government passed a contentious law that paved the way for construction of a new 190-mile road cutting through one of the country's most iconic and biodiverse protected rainforests. But a new report shows that the Isiboro-Sécure National Park and Indigenous Territory (or TIPNIS) has been subject to alarming levels of deforestation within its borders for many years, a reality that is too often overlooked.

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2018-01-08 17:44 |

. For our undercover investigators, the pressure doesn’t end when a mission is successfully concluded and the covert kit stashed safely away. In today’s Investigator Week blog, one of our…

The post Investigator Week: The stress of living a double life appeared first on EIA International.

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2018-01-08 13:10 | Do you want to give your feedback as we revise our standard for group certification? But feel like you need more information on how the standard is changing? Then make sure you register for our upcoming webinars! Taking place Monday 5 and Wednesday 7 February, these webinars will introduce and...

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2018-01-08 11:03 |

How government and community efforts have revitalized forest landscapes

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