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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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2016-08-29 20:06 |

An increase in tree mortality in the Lake Tahoe Basin due to drought conditions and growing bark beetle populations has local experts teaming up to figure out a course of action.

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2016-08-29 19:09 |

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Landowners in many parts of Texas have an opportunity to receive reimbursement for the cost of having a prescribed burn conducted on their property. This September, Texas A&M Forest Service is accepting applications for three separate grants to assist private property owners with r

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2016-08-29 19:01 | Calgary, AB – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Southern Alberta (CPAWS SAB) received the Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) award of excellence for Outstanding Non-Profit Organization for environmental education August 27th.

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2016-08-29 18:55 |

By Catriona Croft-cusworth, originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News Asia Pacific – Regional leaders gathered this month in Brunei Darussalam to discuss ways to slow, halt and reverse deforestation in the Asia-Pacific. But what does it mean to ‘reverse’ deforestation? And how can it be done without reversing the rapid development that supports the economies and livelihoods of the region? […]

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2016-08-29 18:22 | A forest with greater diversity of plants can better adjust to climatic stress. Now for the first time, a team of scientists can show this in computer simulations of the Amazon region by accounting for its amazing diversity of trees. Biodiversity can hence be an effective means to mitigate climate risks and should not only be seen in the context of nature conservation.

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2016-08-29 18:22 | By Camellia Williams We don’t normally like to Crowe, but we’re really proud to announce the launch of Brazil’s most advanced forest monitoring tool — GLAD Brazil. Are you not entertained by high-resolution, weekly deforestation updates? Updated weekly and available at a high resolution of 30 meters by 30 meters, the satellite-based GLAD (Global Land Analysis and […]

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2016-08-29 16:30 |

Joel Swanton has joined Forest2Market as Regional Sales Manager for Western North America. In his new role, Swanton will act as a supply chain expert and advisor to existing and prospective customers in the western region, and advise forest products industry participants on the use and integration of Forest2Market products and...

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2016-08-29 15:48 | REDD-Monitor’s round-up of the week’s news on forests, climate change, and REDD. For regular updates, visit REDD-Monitor’s “REDD in the news” page, or follow @reddmonitor on Twitter.   22 August 2016 Can airlines afford to reduce emissions – and do passengers care? By David Nussbaum (WWF UK), Business Green, 22 … read more...

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2016-08-29 15:45 |

Written by Thais Narciso for UNEP’s stories Mining activities – whether artisanal or industrial in scale – result in two types of environmental and social impacts: primary impacts, which occur on or immediately adjacent to an extraction site, and secondary impacts, which occur because of infrastructure development, population movements, and changes in local economies. Secondary […]

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2016-08-29 15:18 | Join us in Bali for our 2016 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue: two days dedicated to discussion, debate and exchange on how the forest sector and forest certification can better contribute to sustainable landscapes for sustainable livelihoods. The dialogue will open with two distinguished experts...

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2016-08-29 14:04 |

Today, Britain’s woodlands are suffering from unprecedented attacks from pests and diseases as the threat to the UKs biosecurity rises.  Andrew Harvey, founder of Woodsure and a director of Grown in Britain has started a campaign to make the public aware where there firewood comes from and to always buy local and British.   When consumers […]

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2016-08-29 12:13 |
Profit after financial items amounted to SEK 56 million (75) for the second quarter 2016 and SEK 125 million (177) for January-June.
Net turnover for the second quarter was SEK 413 million (456).
The list price for NBSK pulp over the second quarter was 7% lower in USD and 9% lower in SEK, compared to the second quarter 2015. In SEK, the price decrease was 2% compared with the first quarter 2016.
Production volumes in the second quarter rose by 4%...

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2016-08-29 12:12 | Aug 26, 2016 --HM Government of Gibraltar has issued a new £100 banknote, designed and printed by De La Rue on its Safeguard® polymer substrate, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sir Joshua Hassan, Gibraltar’s first Chief Minister. This banknote is the first in the world to have a holographic foil on Safeguard®.

The overall note design is similar to the existing paper banknote but is printed on polymer with a large clear window showing a hologram of the Queen....

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2016-08-29 11:13 | My view about the UN-REDD is very straightforward: it simply does not work and will never do, as it is based on wrong premises. I mean here that it will never realize targets included in its long name. However, I strongly argue that this program plays perfectly important political role in the hands of developed … Continue reading RE(D)D is BAD!

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2016-08-29 06:18 |

Industry leaders speak on the sidelines of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit

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2016-08-29 06:13 |

Coexistence of species in tropical forests remains an open debate in community ecology. Two main substrates, sandy and clay soils, exist in sites harboring semi-deciduous forests in the central Congo Basin. The way this edaphic heterogeneity affects species occurrences and abundances was investigated. Sampling plots were established on each of the soils in Yoko, a natural forest reserve located in […]

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2016-08-29 03:33 |

The environmental footprint of humanity is massive -- no single species has ever consumed so much of the planet’s energy, resources, and land area. 

But thankfully, the pace of expansion of the human footprint appears to be slowing down, at least relative to human numbers and economic growth.

Those are the conclusions of a...

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2016-08-27 21:30 | The battle against the emerald ash borer needs more ammunition.

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2016-08-27 07:47 |

A federal lawsuit stemming from a 65,000-acre fire in Central Washington last summer challenges the U.S. Forest Service’s authority to suspend environmental laws and take emergency actions during a wildfire.

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2016-08-27 07:37 | MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2016 -- Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS), a leading producer of printing and specialty papers and pulp in North America, today announced the publication of its 2015 Sustainability Report titled "A Principled Path to Sustainability.

"Throughout Verso's history and continuing today, the Verso Foundation document—the framework for our core values, vision, mission and principles—guides our everyday decisions and keeps us focused on the things that...

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