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ASI publishes Impartiality Policy

Posted on 12 May 2017

Operating with impartiality is essential for ASI to deliver accreditation services that provide confidence. Impartiality requires that all decisions related to accreditation are fair and applied consistently for all applicants and accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies. It assures that accreditation is awarded solely on an organization’s ability to meet and maintain accreditation requirements. We have established various processes to safeguard and promote objectivity, independence,…
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Introducing the new Appeals Panel (AP) and revised Appeals Procedure

Posted on 11 May 2017

ASI is pleased to welcome the new members of its independent Appeals Panel (AP), an independent body of accreditation experts responsible for evaluating appeals raised against ASI’s accreditation decisions. Read more about the AP members here. ASI has published a revised Appeals Procedure (ASI-PRO-20-103) effective as of 11 May 2017. The document underwent a major review, and…
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Reduced Fees for GSTC Accreditation

Posted on 02 May 2017

ASI is temporarily offering reduced accreditation fees for all Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) wishing to apply for GSTC accreditation. For all applications for GSTC accreditation submitted before 01 July 2017, the ASI application fee will be waived and the ASI Accreditation Committee fees will be halved (from 3000 to 1500 €). The ASI daily rate will…
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ASI Complaint Summary Report: Piscifactoria del Alba S.A vs. BVC

Posted on 26 April 2017

ASI has completed the investigation of the complaint submitted by Piscifactoria del Alba S.A. to ASI on 19 August 2016. It was accepted for formal investigation on 15 September 2016. This is an investigation into the allegations made by Piscifatoria against of BVI (CAB), contracted by the certificate holder (CH) to audit the company against the ASC…
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You spoke, and we listened – ASI Client Satisfaction Survey 2017

Posted on 24 April 2017

ASI conducted our fifth Client Satisfaction Survey in January, seeking input from scheme owners, conformity assessment bodies (CABs) and stakeholders. The purpose of the survey is clear for ASI – we seek input to improve our services and relationships. Download the Executive Summary of the report here. With continual improvement in the forefront of our minds,…
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