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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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2018-01-17 03:16 |

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2018-01-17 00:00 |

Unlocking private finance for climate and sustainable development

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2018-01-16 17:11 | Research shows more than half of the forests across Europe have been lost over the past 6,000 years.

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2018-01-16 15:34 |

Baltic state lobbied for flexibilities in EU rules to enable a dramatic increase in forestry, turning its thriving woodland into a net emitter of carbon by 2030

The post Logging surge threatens a quarter of Estonia’s forest, warn conservationists appeared first on Climate Home...

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2018-01-16 15:00 |

A group of scientists has published a Letter exploring the use of forest biomass to produce energy, ahead of the European Parliament vote on the EU Renewable Energy Directive on 17 January.

Download the letter as a pdf

There is...

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2018-01-16 15:00 | By Caio de Araujo Barbosa, Thomas Maschler, Djoan Bonfils and Giuseppe Molinario On the way from Kisangani to Masako village. Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Ollivier Girard/CIFOR. Forest loss is a major concern for conservationists dedicated to protecting the Congo Basin, the planet’s second-largest tropical rainforest. Data like tree cover loss on Global Forest Watch […]

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2018-01-16 14:24 |

After 30 years, Bradford Forest, Inc., a Danzer company based in Bradford, PA, changed its name to Danzer Lumber North America, Inc. on January 1st, 2018. “The name change is part of Danzer’s overall brand strategy to provide a diverse product offering under one common Danzer brand,” says Steve Bukowski, General Manager of Danzer Lumber North America, Inc. and adds: “The transition to the new name will be seamless for customers, with no interruption in great products and services.” Danzer...

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2018-01-16 12:57 |

CIFOR’s Robert Nasi weighs in on the EU debate over forest biomass

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2018-01-16 11:59 | SNS secretary Jonas Rönnberg has participated in a seminar about the Swedish forest industry’s agenda for future forest research. Last week the Swedish forest industry held a seminar and launched its new research agenda: Forskningsagenda 4.0. The research agenda is a summary of the forest industry’s research and development needs…

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2018-01-16 11:52 |

Wood is increasingly being used to replace coal as a source of electricity generation in many regions such as the European Union, where policymakers have declared it “carbon neutral.” However, new research from researchers at MIT, Climate Interactive, and UMass Lowell reveals that displacing coal with wood for power generation can make climate change worse for many decades or more.

In the new study, Does replacing coal with wood lower CO2 emissions? Dynamic lifecycle analysis of wood...

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2018-01-16 11:11 |

Always striving to increase its business volume while maintaining personalized customer support, Carbotech has announced the opening of a new office on Québec City’s north shore (Saint-Nicholas sector).

A division of the Plessiville head office’s engineering department, the new offices will mainly accommodate new draftspeople, mechanical engineering technicians, engineers, project managers and the members of our after-sales service, CARBOCARE.

Taking advantage of its momentum...

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2018-01-16 08:41 |

The World Bamboo Organization will be hosting its 11th Congress on August 14-18 2018. Hosted in Xalapa, Mexico, the World Bamboo Congress (WBC) offers an opportunity “to demonstrate the vast potential of bamboo in the Americas, and particularly Mexico, as well as showcase what’s happening around the world in bamboo development.” The Congress is hosted […]

The post Call for papers: World Bamboo...

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2018-01-15 16:00 | ITTO is partnering with the Forestry Agency of Japan, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and others to host an international conference in Tokyo with the aim of scaling up efforts to halt deforestation by encouraging deforestation-free supply chains. The International Symposium on the Promotion of Deforestation-free Global Supply Chains for Contributing to Halt Deforestation will take place on 23?24 January 2018. Among other things, it will report on the status...

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2018-01-15 14:39 | SNS secretary Jonas Rönnberg has participated in a seminar about the Swedish forest industry’s agenda for future forest research. Last week the Swedish forest industry held a seminar and launched its new research agenda: Forskningsagenda 4.0. The research agenda is a summary of the forest industry’s research and development needs…

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2018-01-15 13:02 | Do you know where the palm oil in your breakfast peanut butter sandwich comes from? Can you tell if it comes from a former pristine rainforest? What if I tell you that it soon may be possible to find out with a mouse click? But first, let’s talk about why we need to know it at all.

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2018-01-15 00:00 |

(Or the costs and benefits of challenging the patriarchy)

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2018-01-14 03:33 |

The outbreak of spruce beetle infestation in north-central B.C. rose to record-breaking levels in 2017, and the latest government data shows no sign of the spread slowing.

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2018-01-13 04:34 |

The Galloway Forest Park, which covers more than 350 square miles, is the subject of a new six-episode observational documentary.

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