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Counting on Stakeholders: Public consultation opens for ASI 2017 Assessment Planning

Posted on 20 October 2016

Featured in ASI Seasonal Newsletter: October 2016 – Last week, we published the 2017 Assessment Schedule. The ASI Planning Team organizes about 500 assessments per year with the roughly 80 ASI accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) for seven accreditation programs. These include different types of surveillance audits: compliance and witness assessments take ASI assessors directly on…
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A few words on strategy

Posted on 20 October 2016

An open letter from ASI Strategy Director, Dr. Sönke Fischer – Increasing the quality and effectiveness of ASI’s core assurance services has clearly emerged as the center and foremost priority of ASI’s current strategy review. In ASI’s view, delivering not only better, but distinctive assurance oversight has to be demonstrated through data. Building sound data…
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Updated Procedures: FSC Auditor & Training Registry

Posted on 20 October 2016

ASI has made minor updates to two procedures for the FSC Auditor and Training Registry, to align with timelines and version numbers of related FSC procedures: ASI-PRO-20-112-FSC-Auditor and Training Registry ASI-PRO-20-113-FSC-Auditor Registry Transition Procedure Please always consult the Controlled List of Public ASI QMS Documents to be sure that you have the most recent version of all documents.

Complaint: WWF Austria, WWF Germany (WWF) vs. Quality Austria (QA) – Public Summary Published

Posted on 13 October 2016

ASI has completed the investigation of the complaint received from WWF Austria and WWF Germany. This is an investigation into Quality Austria (QA) as the Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) contracted by the Certificate Holder (CH) to audit the company against the FSC Forest Management requirements. Please find the public summary of the complaint here.

Vacancy: Assessor for the FSC accreditation program

Posted on 26 September 2016

Accreditation Services International GmbH (ASI) is the global company that assures the integrity of leading sustainability standards. ASI offers third party accreditation for voluntary certification schemes, e.g. Aquaculture Stewardship Council, Forest Stewardship Council, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Marine Stewardship Council, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, and Sustainable Biomass Partnership. ASI is…
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