Wuudis service for forest damage monitoring - Data to decisions – awarded as finalist at The European DatSci and AI Awards 2019, organised in collaboration with the Big Data Value Association and Ireland's Centre for Applied AI (CeADAR) yesterday in…
This month, Forestry South Africa (FSA) is celebrating women in forestry. Over the next few weeks, FSA will be publishing the stories of 24 women in a series of profiles on www.forestryexplained.co.za. With more than 320 years experience among them in a variety of roles, these…
Sunday, September 1st saw the launch of National Arbor Month by Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Ms Maggie Sotyu in Port Elizabeth. This year’s theme is Forests and Sustainable Cities. Against this year's theme of Forests and Sustainable Cities,…
Magnus Björkman has been appointed President of the Södra Cell business area. Magnus has been Acting President of the business area since 1 March 2019 and will remain a member of Group Senior Management and report to the President and…
Forestry companies posing risk to sector and investors with only 6% assessing climate risks ONLY 6% of the world’s most significant timber and pulp producers and traders are taking steps to assess the impacts of climate change – posing a…
Opening up research and Innovation results for the benefit of society is essential to acknowledge EU tax payers´ money.  With this objective, Wuudis Solutions in collaboration with Finnish Forest Centre and other DataBio partners disseminated high-impact results achieved in EU…
SCA has published on its website a digital map of the company’s forests voluntarily set-aside for nature conservation. This is forests that SCA has voluntarily exempted from forest management due to its high conservation values. The areas include forests that…
The new customer service centers supporting John Deere’s forest machinery business will open in 2020 in Perth, Scotland; Ockelbo, Sweden; and Laukaa, Finland. The investments will improve the geographical scope of our customer service and the efficiency of customer service.…
SCA has signed an agreement to acquire Sundin Mezs SIA from the unlisted Swedish company Livland Skog AB. Sundin Mezs SIA owns forest and land assets in Latvia. The purchase price is approximately SEK 260 million (€24.2m) on a debt-free…
BillerudKorsnäs has just entered into an agreement for the sale of a majority stake in Bergvik Skog Öst to the pension company AMF. BillerudKorsnäs sells 89.9% of Bergvik Skog Öst AB for a price corresponding to an enterprise value of…
SCA has acquired Forestum Group AB, a Swedish company which owns forest and land assets in Estonia, totalling approximately 10,000 hectares. The purchase price is SEK 420 million (€39m) on a debt-free  basis. Forestum has an Estonian subsidiary which owns…
What are green bonds and why is Stora Enso integrating its sustainability agenda into funding and financial services? We asked Pasi Kyckling, our SVP, Group Treasurer for his views on sustainable finance and Stora Enso’s approach to the world of…
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