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ASI presents findings from the ISEAL peer review

Posted on 18 June 2014

ASI has been evaluated against ISEAL credibility principles and ISO 17011:2004 requirements by two members of the ISEAL community. ASI has been a full member of ISEAL since 2011 and the ISEAL credibility principles have been deeply rooted into the ASI system. The peer reviewers represented the two other accreditation body members of ISEAL and…
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ASI Accreditation Update – Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Posted on 11 June 2014

As of 10 June 2014, the following Certification Bodies have achieved accreditation by ASI to offer RSPO certification – for plantation, or Principles & Criteria (P&C) and Supply Chain Certification (SCC): BM TRADA CERTIFICATIONS (United Kingdom) – SCC worldwide DNV (Germany) – SCC in Europe INTERTEK CERTIFICATION INTERNATIONAL (Malaysia) – P&C certification worldwide PT SAI…
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Review of ASI Accreditation Procedure approved

Posted on 30 April 2014

We are pleased to announce that the revision of our Accreditation Procedure is now finalized. The final draft has been approved by the ASI Managing Director and the procedure comes into force as of today’s date. The procedure, which forms the basis of our accreditation processes, has gone through a major review ensuring that it…
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Russia integrity and credibility project: Phase I

Posted on 25 April 2014

ASI is currently conducting a pilot project with FSC to address stakeholder credibility concerns in Russia, and enhance the quality of FSC certification in this vast region. Key stakeholders, monitoring FSC certificate holders (CH) in Russia, have been complaining of different legal violations by the CHs, and questioning the quality of forest management certification. In…
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The Grand Council of the Cree in Canada’s complaint against Rainforest Alliance at RA-FM/COC-005956: Public Summary published.

Posted on 08 April 2014

In accordance with its Complaints Procedure, ASI has completed an in-depth investigation into the performance of Rainforest Alliance in response to the formal complaint from the Grand Council of the Cree (Eeyou Istchee)/ Cree Regional Authority regarding the certificate RA-FM/COC-005956. As of Tuesday 8 April 2014 at 9pm CET, the Public Summary of this complaint…
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