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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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2016-02-12 17:50 | Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI), our National member from North America, recently announced grants for 19 projects to help further understanding of the conservation benefits of managed forests, and to strengthen the connection between communities and forests. The grants were made as...

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2016-02-12 14:38 |

When it comes to hunting animals for bushmeat, how much is too much?

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2016-02-12 12:37 |

By Gabriel Labbate. Originally published at the UN-REDD Programme Blog. Results from Panama show that increases in carbon stocks, stakeholder incomes and forest cover can be achieved simultaneously through a landscape approach to REDD+ combining avoided deforestation/degradation, the promotion of silvopastoral and agroforestry systems, and tree plantations. In the presence of an appropriate monitoring system, a […]

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2016-02-12 11:28 | Yesterday the deputy minister for farming and food Rebecca Evans confirmed the WG commitment, and gave details, of the next phase of RDP support for the land based sector....

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2016-02-12 11:23 | VANCOUVER, BC -- Feb 11, 2016) - West Fraser ( WFT.TO ) reported a loss $15 million or $(0.18) basic earnings per share on sales of $1,013 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 and earnings of $104 million or $1.25 basic earnings per share on sales of $4,100 million for 2015.

Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted earnings and Adjusted basic EPS as described in this News Release reflect the adjustments described in the tables referred to in the section titled "Non-IFRS Measures" on...

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2016-02-12 11:22 | NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2016 -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MRI.U) today reported strong results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. Operating EBITDA* in the fourth quarter of 2015 was $61.5 million, compared to $71.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 and $61.1 million in the prior quarter of 2015. For 2015, Operating EBITDA was $234.0 million, compared to $239.8 million for 2014.

For the fourth quarter of 2015, our net income was $21.7...

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2016-02-12 11:21 | Helsinki, Finland, Feb 12, 2016 --Strong cash flow in the fourth quarter. Full year profitability affected by higher raw material prices.Net sales were EUR 290.0 (281.0) million.

- Adjusted EBITDA was EUR 22.1 (28.4) million and the adjusted EBITDA margin was 7.6% (10.1%).

- Operating result adjusted for non-recurring items was EUR 8.5 (14.4) million. There were no non-recurring items in the reporting period.

- Operating result was EUR 8.5 (10.7)...

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2016-02-12 11:19 | HARTSVILLE, S.C., Feb. 11, 2016 -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported consolidated financial results for its fourth quarter and full-year 2015. (2014 consolidated financial results referenced in this news release have been restated to reflect adjustments associated with the previously reported misstatements of the Company’s Irapuato, Mexico, packaging center. Information on the restatement is available in the Company’s 2014 Annual...

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2016-02-12 11:17 | YORK, Pennsylvania – Feb 9, 2016 – Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today reported 2015 full year adjusted earnings per diluted share of $1.34 (GAAP $1.47) compared with $1.55 per diluted share in 2014 (GAAP $1.57). For the 2015 fourth quarter Glatfelter reported adjusted earnings of $22.9 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, compared with $19.7 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, in the 2014 fourth quarter. On a GAAP basis, fourth quarter 2015 net income totaled $34.3 million, or $0.78 per diluted...

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The fruits of five years of work by over 50 experts in forest genetic resources across Europe are now online. EUFORGEN has just published studies of five working groups on conservation, genetic monitoring, movement of forest seeds, seedlings and samplings, climate change and policies. 

 

Here is the outline of the five newly published studies:

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2016-02-12 07:32 |

Originally published at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies. The role of healthy soils in climate protection and food security was a major focus of the COP21 international climate summit in Paris. More than half of the 158 submitted Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) ascribe importance to the agricultural sector. In particular African and Asian countries […]

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2016-02-12 06:00 | Americans employed in the U.S. forest products industry visited Washington, D.C. this week to meet with members of Congress and administration officials.  Their goal was to educate officials on the impact of legislative and regulatory decisions both on the environment and on the families and communities that depend on forest products manufacturing for their livelihood.

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2016-02-12 06:00 | SCA invests approximately 50 MSEK in a pilot plant for production of liquid biofuels and chemicals from black liquor. The plant will be installed in SCA’s containerboard mill Obbola outside of Umeå in Northern Sweden.

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2016-02-12 02:14 | To commemorate the United Nation’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February (#womeninscience), the work of women scientists across the CGIAR network is being showcased. A set of profiles have been about women scientists...

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2016-02-12 01:58 | A new interactive essay demonstrates how investments in science and innovation can not only meet food security needs but also contribute to broader interlinked goals, such as natural resource management, improved nutrition and resilient rural livelihoods. Celebrating Science...

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2016-02-11 23:54 |

To celebrate the first ever UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we profiled 3 of the many brilliant women working at fRI Research.

Julie Duval, GIS Program Lead

How did you get into STEM?

I was always good in math and science. I like how logical it is. My parents got a Commodore Vic-20 computer where I started learning the programming language BASIC. I was about ten at the time. I figured out how to make a frowney face turn...

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2016-02-11 23:00 | The Philippine Department of Trade and Investment (DTI) aims to position Mindanao as the country’s rubber product manufacturing hub. Mindanao currently supplies 99% of the country’s national rubber production. DTI region 9 director and national coordinator for the rubber industry cluster Dr Sitti Amina M. Jain said it is time for rubber producers in Mindanao to venture into manufacturing.

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2016-02-11 23:00 | The Philippine Department of Trade and Investment (DTI) aims to position Mindanao as the country’s rubber product manufacturing hub. Mindanao currently supplies 99% of the country’s national rubber production. DTI region 9 director and national coordinator for the rubber industry cluster Dr Sitti Amina M. Jain said it is time for rubber producers in Mindanao to venture into manufacturing.

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2016-02-11 20:47 | Grants were announced today for 19 projects to help further understanding of the conservation benefits of managed forests.

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2016-02-11 19:31 | Researchers are teaching drones to recognize and follow forest trails; they could soon be used to help find missing hikers.

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