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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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The Grand Council of the Cree in Canada’s complaint against Rainforest Alliance at RA-­‐ FM/COC-­‐005956 (Resolute Forest Products): ASI investigation completed.

Posted on 31 March 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 Resolute Forest Products Ltd certificate RA-FM/COC-005956. In August 2013 ASI formally accepted the complaint and identified Rainforest…
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Your next car might be vegetables based!

Posted on 24 March 2014

An update by László Mathe, ASI RSB accreditation program manager, from the World Bio Markets (WBM) Conference  2014, Amsterdam 4-6th of March 2014 WBM is the largest international bio-fuel event, gathering key corporate, governmental, NGO stakeholders. Until 2013 the conference has specifically focused on liquid bio-fuels, however the industry is changing. More and more companies…
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Celebrate with us the International UN Day of the Forests!

Posted on 21 March 2014

Today, March 21, has been declared by the UN as the International Day of Forests to “raise awareness about the importance of all types of forests and trees to our economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being”, as summarized by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, “awareness has to be coupled to concrete action.” (http://www.un.org/en/events/forestsday/2014/sgmessage.shtml) Today, ASI…
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Revised RSPO Transfer Procedure and accreditation update

Posted on 10 December 2013

The revised ASI-PRO-20-109-RSPO Transfer Procedure v2.0 is now available via the RSPO resources page on the ASI website.  The revised procedure reflects the recent announcement by RSPO Secretariat regarding the extension of the accreditation deadline to 30 June 2014: STATEMENT BY THE RSPO ON SIX MONTH EXTENSION OF THIRD PARTY ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME BY ASI As…
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