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In memory of Amos Bien

Posted on 01 December 2017

We are saddened to announce the loss of our dear friend and colleague Amos Bien. Amos passed away on 19 November 2017. Amos was a thought leader in rainforest management, sustainable development and ecotourism. He joined ASI in 2013 and worked with us as assessor for the FSC program and as an expert for GSTC….
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IUCN publishes the Green List Standard and launches the Standard Token

Posted on 24 November 2017

IUCN announced on 21 November that its Council has formally approved the IUCN Green List Standard for effectively and equitably managed Protected and Conserved Areas and mandated its further implementation. ASI is proud to be a partner in the ongoing roll-out and assurance of the system. ASI was involved in the development of the User Manual for the Green List Standard, an…
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RSPO nonconformity analysis: for a stronger standard and robust assurance

Posted on 23 November 2017

ASI conducted a comparative analysis of the nonconformities raised by ASI accredited RSPO P&C Conformity Assessment Bodies from 2015 to 2016, and we are pleased to share the report here. ASI found that nonconformities raised by CABs were unevenly distributed against the eight RSPO Principles and Criteria (P&C), with over 90% of the NCs raised under…
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