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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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2018-10-01 14:06 |

When Fredrik Lundberg steps down from the post of CEO, Vimek’s current Design/Product Officer Johannes Nilsson will take on the role of acting CEO while a new CEO is being recruited.

Vimek manufactures professional, light forest machines for low-impact forestry.

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2018-10-01 13:43 |

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. will extend its scheduled maintenance outage on one production line at its Northwood Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (“NBSK”) pulp mill located in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.

The outage is to enable necessary tube replacements to its No. 5 recovery boiler to rectify damage discovered during routine preventative maintenance inspections.

Based on a preliminary review, the Company currently estimates that the extended...

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2018-10-01 12:17 |

As part of its aggressive five-year strategic plan and transition to new leadership, the Softwood Lumber Board announced has announced that Maureen T. Pello has been selected to serve as the SLB’s Vice President for Operations beginning October 1, 2018. Maureen is a seasoned professional with a successful track record at the U.S. Department of Agriculture guiding USDA check-offs and marketing orders to implement solutions...

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2018-10-01 11:58 |

Enviva Holdings, LP announced that its previously disclosed take-or-pay off-take contract to supply Sumitomo Corporation with 250,000 metric tons per year of wood pellets is now firm, as all conditions precedent to the effectiveness of the contract have been satisfied.

Deliveries under the contract are scheduled to commence in 2021 and continue...

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2018-10-01 11:42 |

Stella-Jones Inc. appoints independent Director, Katherine A. Lehman as the Company’s Chair of the Board of Directors (the “Board”).

Ms. Lehman has served on Stella-Jones’ Board of Directors and Audit Committee since 2016. She is Managing Partner at Hilltop Private Capital LLC, a private equity firm based in New York and has garnered more than a decade of experience in private equity executive roles and...

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2018-10-01 11:18 | Archer Forest Products, a supplier of wood pellets to the European industrial market, will create 35 jobs and invest $15 million in Brantley County, Georgia, as the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) reports.

Archer Forest Products is a division of Fram Renewable Fuels. Fram was established in 2005 as a significant, reliable and sustainable supplier of wood pellets to the growing European industrial market.

“Archer Forest Products, LLC is a very important project to...

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2018-10-01 08:42 |

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2018-09-29 02:34 |

The rainforests of Central Africa’s Congo Basin are disappearing before our eyes.  

New research is suggesting a major cause is demand for furniture in the United States – furniture manufactured from African timbers that in turn are imported from China.

A new study from the University of California examines timber exports...

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2018-09-28 23:55 | Congratulations to Maja Krzic on being the 8th recipient of the Award for Excellence in Open Education. Dr. Maja Krzic’s leadership has been instrumental in transforming provincial, national, and international post-secondary soil science education by establishing the Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources (VSSLR) group with 30 Canadian soil scientists, media developers, students, and educators focused on developing […]

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2018-09-28 19:13 | Growing and harvesting bioenergy crops -- corn for ethanol or trees to fuel power plants, for example -- is a poor use of land, which is a precious resource in the fight against climate change, says a researcher.

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2018-09-28 14:09 | OTTAWA, Ont. - The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society’s Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome Iris Almeida-Côté as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective October 15, 2018.

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2018-09-28 09:13 |

 CEPI, the European association representing the pulp and paper industry, today unveils a dynamic ‘live’ sustainability platform which demonstrates, amongst other things, industry’s sustainability achievements.

“We are delighted to offer our members and the European industry at large a one-stop shop for all industry sustainability data and achievements” says Jori Ringman, Deputy Director General of CEPI. “The platform will be...

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2018-09-28 08:47 |

Global declaration draft calls for new research from the UN science panel and for forest carbon stocks to be maintained by 2050

The post Poland pushing forest agenda as climate host, leak shows appeared first on Climate Home News.

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2018-09-28 00:00 |

Successful communication requires carefully developed messaging that ‘speaks’ clearly and directly to the most important target audiences, specialists in forest-related outreach explained during a training workshop for the Asia-Pacific Forest Communicators Network.


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2018-09-27 20:53 | Scientists have determined for the first time that Amazon's waterlogged coastal mangrove forests, which are being clear cut for cattle pastures and shrimp ponds, store significantly more carbon per acre than the region's famous rainforest.

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2018-09-27 20:19 | Vancouver will host the largest international conference on urban forestry ever held, with more than 700 urban greening experts from across the world assembling in Vancouver next week. Trees and green spaces are crucial components of our cities and towns. However, most cities are still losing trees and green spaces due to climate change, invasive […]

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2018-09-27 19:52 | A conference to exchange views on a Global Pact for the Environment convened on the sidelines of the 73rd UNGA's high-level General Debate. ‘The Global Pact for the Environment: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives on the Future of International Environmental Governance’ was organized by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment in partnership with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Le Club des Juristes, with support from Iberdrola. An ad hoc open-ended working group established...

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2018-09-27 18:59 |

(Prince George, BC) – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the COFI’s 2018 Forestry Scholarships in celebration of the future of forestry during National Forest Week taking place across the country from September 23-29. “National Forest Week is an opportunity to recognize the 1 in 17 British […]

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2018-09-27 13:19 |

Heavy rain in the drylands of Africa can be devastating for both trees and communities, and it is being made worst by climate change as extreme weather patterns sweep the globe. Trees uprooted by rain Recent torrential rain in West Africa has washed away soil and everything in its path, destroying these trees in the

The post After the flood: helping trees survive appeared first on...

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