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Study assesses ASI’s impact on FSC Forest Management certification in Chile

Posted on 24 September 2015 in

Chile is a crucial country for FSC Forest Management certification. Yet over recent years, certification processes have left Chilean stakeholders dissatisfied, leading to a series of complaints and an increase in ASI witness and compliance assessments of Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) operating in the country. Has this heightened level of oversight affected CAB practices and…
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Publication of Revised ASI Fee Schedule

Posted on 11 September 2015

ASI has approved a Fee Schedule to supersede all current schedules as of 1 March 2016. The revised document combines and simplifies the existing individual schedules for each program, and is available for download here.

Successful GSTC Training Hosted by ASI

Posted on 08 September 2015

In 2014, ASI was appointed by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) to oversee GSTC Accreditation. As a prerequisite to application, Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) must successfully complete an approved GSTC training course and examination. ASI was pleased to host a three-day GSTC training in Bonn from 21 to 24 July 2015, led by Guy Chester,…
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ASI welcomes Mike Read to the Accreditation Committee

Posted on 17 August 2015

ASI is pleased to welcome Mike Read as the newest member of the ASI Accreditation Committee. Mike’s extensive background includes sustainability projects and small business development in a range of fields including tourism, water management and wildlife conservation in diverse and challenging locations around the world. He studied botany and environmental technology at the University…
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Richard Bradley resigns from ASI’s Board of Directors; Greg Swan is appointed as Chair

Posted on 29 July 2015

We regret to announce that Richard Bradley, ASI Board Chair from 2012 to 2014, resigned earlier this year due to severe illness. Richard’s support and dedication have been fundamental to the company’s progress, working closely with team members to advance effective and economical solutions. Managing Director Guntars Lagūns describes Richard as a great mentor who…
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