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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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2017-12-22 11:59 | MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--Dec. 22, 2017 - KP Tissue Inc. ("KPT") (TSX:KPT) announced today that Mr. Mario Gosselin has decided to retire from his position as Chief Executive Officer of KP Tissue and Kruger Products L.P. ("KPLP") as of March 8, 2018, and that Mr. Dino Bianco will succeed him.

Mr. Gosselin began his career with Kruger Inc. almost 40 years ago and has held a number of senior positions with the group in both Canada and the U.K. Mr. Gosselin was...

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2017-12-22 11:57 | Dec 22,2017---Duni subsidiary Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid AB will invest approximately 50 MSEK in upgrading the airlaid machine in Skåpafors, Sweden.The investment will increase the airlaid capacity at Rexcell by about 25% annually. The plan is to have the capacity upgrade installed during the second quarter of 2018. Duni’s airlaid material is utilized in producing Duni’s key napkin brands including Dunilin® and Dunisoft®.

“This investment comes at a time when demand for...

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2017-12-22 11:08 |

Comparative study launched on sidelines of the Global Landscapes Forum finds success in devolving property rights

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2017-12-22 08:58 | Unconventional environmental advocates— from yogi Sadhguru to actor Alec Baldwin—join heads of state, environment ministers, scientists, indigenous leaders, NGOs and youth to advance innovative solutions for sustainability

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2017-12-22 00:00 |

Experience and examples from indigenous and local communities are contributing to development of new, practical measures aimed at better integrating landscape restoration with food security and resilient livelihoods, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Bonn heard on Wednesday.


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2017-12-22 00:00 |

Global production of major wood products surged in 2016 for the seventh consecutive year with a growth rate of three to six percent, according to new data published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization today.


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2017-12-21 21:52 | The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) was transformed from annual event to a year-round platform on the landscape approach, with its Secretariat to be located in Bonn, Germany. The 2017 event featured discussions on items around five themes: landscape restoration; financing sustainable landscapes; rights and equitable development; food and livelihoods; and measuring progress towards climate change and development goals. A series of publications and reports were launched during the meeting,...

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2017-12-21 21:05 | In October 2017, Stockholm hosted a series of international events dedicated to the issue of land and resource rights. On October 3, Swedish Development Agency, Sida, organised a “Development Talk” on the theme: Land rights – a prerequisite for combating climate change and advancing peace and gender equality, followed by an in-depth session in the afternoon on Securing Community Land and Resource Rights in Practice.

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2017-12-21 20:12 |

A new Colorado State University-led study unearthed unhappy news for the resilience of Rocky Mountain forests.

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2017-12-21 20:08 |

The logging trucks are rolling out of some west side drainages as work on the Westside Collaborative Vegetation Management Project has begun.

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2017-12-21 20:00 | Three intergovernmental bodies recently adopted gender guidelines, while a non-binding Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment was agreed at the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference and Canada has announced that the agenda for the 2018 session of the G7 will include 'Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment'. The new policies were developed in some cases to update or align with existing policies, while the policy adopted by the UNFCCC COP 23 represents a new policy area.

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2017-12-21 19:35 |

If people keep stealing and damaging trees in Billings parks, Steve McConnell may be forced to reach for a bottle of fox urine.

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2017-12-21 18:26 | Human biomass utilization reduces global carbon stocks in vegetation by 50%, implying that massive emissions of CO2 to the atmosphere have occurred over the past centuries and millennia. The contribution of forest management and livestock grazing on natural grasslands to global carbon losses is of similar magnitude as that of deforestation. Currently, these effects are underappreciated in existing global carbon models and assessments of the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from land-based...

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2017-12-21 17:49 |

Movement for climate and development action grows at Global Landscapes Forum

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2017-12-21 16:14 | A new study has warned of the threat that oil palm production poses to tropical forests.

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2017-12-21 13:09 |

What we are looking for?

A proactive, spontaneous individual who reacts quickly to changes of circumstances and exercises attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to meet deadlines and can manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

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• At least two years relevant work experience
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2017-12-21 11:52 | SAN DIEGO, Dec. 20, 2017 -- -EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project (Project) has begun commercial operation. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use of renewable energy.

Rock Falls Wind Project, located in Kay and Grant Counties in northern Oklahoma, consists of wind turbines and various components...

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2017-12-21 11:49 | VANCOUVER, Dec. 20, 2017 --- - Fortress Paper Ltd. ("Fortress Paper" or the "Company") (TSX:FTP) (OTCQX:FTPLF) reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Fortress Security Papers AG ("FSP"), has entered into and completed a share purchase agreement with the Swiss National Bank ("SNB") and Orell Füssli Holding AG ("OF"), pursuant to which the Company sold the two legal entities representing their security paper products business comprised of all...

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2017-12-21 11:46 | UPM, Helsinki, Dec 20, 2017 --- On October 24, UPM announced plans to permanently close paper machine 5 at UPM Blandin in Minnesota, United States in response to overcapacities in the North American paper market. All related processes have now been completed, and paper machine 5 will be permanently closed latest on 30 December 2017.



The closure will reduce the annual capacity of coated magazine paper by approximately 128,000 tons. The number of positions affected...

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2017-12-21 07:31 |

PG&E Corporation continues to remove dead trees that threaten its power lines.

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