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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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2017-04-13 11:56 | LOS ANGELES, Apr 12, 2017 -- The Indonesian Infrastructure Partnership has awarded Morrison Knudsen a $1.2 billion contract in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The contract is for the engineering and construction of a new harbor and load out facilities for the country's expanding pulp and paper industry. Included in the work is the construction of a 600 acre load out/storage yard, 35 miles of new resource roads, 12 stationary dock cranes and a standalone power station to sustain the new harbor....

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2017-04-13 11:54 | MEDFORD, NY, April 12, 2017 -- Global Tissue Group, a leading producer of consumer private brand towel and tissue, is pleased to announce that Marc Robinson, a 25-year veteran of the private brand paper business, has joined as Vice President of Business Development. Prior to joining Global Tissue Group, he spent 14 years working for Clearwater Paper and most recently as Director of Sales, working with all customers and channels across the country.

Marc has held multiple...

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2017-04-13 11:52 | CINCINNATI--Apr 13,2017-The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) appointed Amy L. Chang, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Accompany, Inc., as a Director of the Company. The appointment is effective June 1, 2017. Ms. Chang will serve on the Audit and Innovation & Technology Committees. ...

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2017-04-13 11:45 |

The animals and plants that call peatlands home

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2017-04-13 10:37 | Nairobi, Kenya, 13th April 2017—A new TRAFFIC and WWF report launched today highlights the challenges facing timber trading nations in eastern and southern Africa, in particular the need for improving trade monitoring and financial integrity and addressing issues related to politics, corruption and ethics at a national and regional level.

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If we are going to get better at managing lands we need a better land allocation method.  All lands need to be inventoried and grouped together based on desired outcomes.  We see three necessary land designations. Actively managed lands, conservation managed lands and protected as backcountry.  In doing this we can align management that is … Continue reading "Federal Land Management 2.017"

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2017-04-13 06:12 |

Winning World War II depended on raw materials, including one resource that grew tall and green in the Pacific Northwest.

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2017-04-13 05:53 |

‘Urban forest’ is a term that is being increasingly used by those engaged in thinking about (and even delivering) resilient cities.

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Apart from being invaluable in connecting us to nature, forests provide resources that we depend on for our livelihoods — food, fuel, water, and habitats for birds and animals.

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Global picture shows which peatlands are in peril

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2017-04-13 02:53 | The intelligent reuse of wood is not a new phenomenon. As one of the world’s oldest materials, this sustainable resource has been recycled or repurposed by mankind for thousands of years, but the wood processing landscape has continued to change extensively. Source: Biomass In the US and Canada, for example, preconsumer wood waste has been virtually eliminated, but the level of wood debris in municipal solid waste (MSW) and construction and demolition (C&D) streams show there is still room...

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2017-04-13 02:52 | It’s one of the most popular programs the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) offers, and it involves chainsaws. Source: Post Star The ASA and the Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District are sponsoring four levels of the Game of Logging training this year, including the two basic-level classes twice. “It’s something people are really interested in,” said Katie Jilek, a spokesman for ASA. “We always get a lot of call for it whenever we hold it.” In order to take the upper-...

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2017-04-13 02:50 | In an unlikely alliance, DJs, scientists and more teamed up at the recent Wonderfruit festival in Thailand to make nature conservation more appealing to the younger generation. Source: Timberbiz The Rainforest Pavilion, an immersive art installation hosted by musicians Alex Joy and Halim Ardie of the Joy Collective, invited scientists, activists, filmmakers, financiers, artists, wellness specialists and social entrepreneurs to explore the values of rainforests and what the average person can do...

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2017-04-13 02:49 | Timber construction is the only way cities can build enough housing for their growing populations and keep within agreed climate change emissions reductions, leading British architect Andrew Waugh said at Green Cities in Sydney. Source: Australian Financial Review London has a housing target of 50,000 new dwellings a year and to build those conventionally, with an average emissions footprint of 20 tonnes of CO₂ per dwelling, would see the British capital produce an extra 1 million tonnes of CO₂...

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2017-04-13 02:47 | This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Maleny Wood Expo on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, which celebrates the region’s proud history of timber-gathering. The theme for this year’s annual event is “From seed to fine furniture”with activities over three days from April 29. Source: Sunshine Coast Daily The festival is an ideal time to get a glimpse of the skills of the early timber-cutters, see the best in both handcrafted traditional and high-tech tools and smell the...

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2017-04-13 02:46 | Forestry Corporation of NSW is about to begin hazard reduction burns in up to 20,000 hectares of state forest near Narooma, Bega, Eden, Nowra and Batemans Bay. Source: Bega District News “Fire season has recently wrapped up for another year, which means it’s time to start preparing for next summer,” protection supervisor Julian Armstrong said. Mr Armstrong said the coastal strip between Nowra and the Victorian border is one of the most fire-prone regions of Australia and managing fuel levels by...

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2017-04-13 02:46 | The arrival of myrtle rust, threatening some of New Zealand’s most precious native trees, shows the kind of impact climate change could have on the country, says Forest and Bird. Source: Timberbiz Myrtle rust, or Puccinia psidii, is a fungus with spores that are spread by the wind, and is likely to affect pohutukawa, rata and manuka, as well feijoas and guavas. Originating in South America, it has already spread to other countries, including Australia, where it has wiped out some native tree...

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2017-04-13 02:32 | About 160 Myrtleford Carter Holt Harvey timber mill workers faced a lockout after enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) talks broke down. Source: The Border Mail Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) assistant district secretary Andrew Vendramini said on Tuesday workers gave notice of stop work action from April 18 before the company responded with a proposed lockout. He said workers wanted a 3% pay rise annually over three years, one week’s annual leave allowable in the...

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2017-04-13 02:32 | For a small town few Victorians had probably heard of six months ago, Heyfield is fuelling a hell of a political story. And for a town sitting in a safe conservative seat, it could potentially cause major ructions in the most marginal of urban electorates. Source: Herald Sun It is, of course, not Heyfield’s choice to be the star actor in a political drama. The town is struggling under the uncertainty of whether its major employer and economic engine room, Australian Sustainable Hardwoods’...

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