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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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Rainforest Alliance appeal upheld

Posted on 15 July 2015

Rainforest Alliance appealed an outcome of the Keepers of Athabasca vs Rainforest Alliance (RA) Complaint investigation. Recommendation #3 of the complaint investigation (posted on ASI website on February 26, 2015) from the Keepers of Athabasca vs Rainforest Alliance (RA) complaint investigation led to a minor nonconformity for RA. Rainforest Alliance appealed this minor finding on April…
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ASI presents the Executive Summary of the 2015 Client Satisfaction Study

Posted on 15 July 2015

ASI actions based on the 2015 Survey Results  –  We are aware that one key element of organisational success is customer satisfaction. Therefore, ASI has established a thorough process to monitor and measure this satisfaction, including the conduction of annual studies. From January to April 2015, ASI conducted its third annual “Client Satisfaction Study” to…
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IMO voluntarily resigns from ASC Farm certification program

Posted on 17 June 2015

With a letter sent to ASI on May 13th 2015 IMO Swiss AG informed ASI of their wish to voluntarily terminate the accreditation for ASC Farm certification (Tilapia, Pangasius, Salmon and Shrimp). ASI regrets IMO’s intent to withdraw from the ASC farm program but will assist in a smooth transfer of clients to a new certification…
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