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ASI publishes documents for SBP Accreditation

Posted on 15 August 2016

On 05 August 2016, ASI announced its appointment as the accreditation body for the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) certification scheme. SBP approved CABs will transition to ASI Accreditation for SBP certification during the initial transition phase, which will run until the end of 2017. Please find more detailed information here, and in the documents below….
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ASI appointed as SBP accreditation body

Posted on 05 August 2016

ASI is pleased to announce its appointment by the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) as the accreditation body for the SBP certification scheme. The agreement between ASI and SBP enhances the integrity of the scheme through introducing another level of independent, third-party oversight at an important point in its development. ASI Managing Director, Guntars Lagūns, emphasized, “ASI has long-standing experience…
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Learning from CAB Feedback

Posted on 20 July 2016

Letter from Adriana Guzmán, Quality Manager: Two years ago ASI introduced a new step in our assessments: a follow up survey with Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) to receive feedback on assessment planning and process. So far this year, we have already received 68 responses from CABs – giving us direct feedback on roughly 30% of…
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Updated ASI Surveillance & Sampling Procedure published

Posted on 08 July 2016

ASI is pleased to announce the publication of the revised ASI Procedure on Surveillance & Sampling (ASI-PRO-20-105), effective as of 08 July 2016. The primary changes are the removal of internal ASI requirements and references to former ASI fee schedules, reorganization of information and update of current practices. No changes in formulas or sampling criteria…
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Seeking Expressions of Interest in the role of Green List Reviewer

Posted on 04 July 2016

The Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas – called GLPCA or the Green List – is a global program to improve the performance of Protected and Conserved Areas, help conserve nature and deliver benefits for people. It is designed to assist national governments meet global targets for biodiversity conservation. The Green List is administered…
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