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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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ASI to host GSTC training

Posted on 12 June 2015

ASI is hosting a GSTC training course to be held in Bonn, Germany from July 21-24, 2015. The four day GSTC course will take place in our office in Bonn, with Guy Chester, GSTC Technical Director, as trainer. You can now enroll in this course by contacting Guy Chester. Please also see the GSTC flyer for more details….
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CAB Feedback makes a difference

Posted on 01 June 2015

“It was great to see focus retained throughout [the assessment] very firmly on meeting stated requirements”   ASI strives for excellence – feedback is one of the keys to our continuous quality improvement: For over half a year we have asked the parties audited by ASI, Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs), for feedback after each assessment….
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Keepers of the Athabasca vs. Rainforest Alliance- Public Summary published

Posted on 26 February 2015

Keepers of the Athabasca, Alberta Wilderness Association vs. Rainforest Alliance at SW-FM/COC-001626 ASI has completed the investigation of the complaint received from the Keepers of the Athabasca and Alberta Wilderness Association regarding an FSC forest management certified area held by Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Ltd. and certified by Rainforest Alliance. For information on this investigation,…
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BWI vs. Rainforest Alliance- Public Summary published

Posted on 26 February 2015

Building and Woodworkers International vs. Rainforest Alliance @ SW-CW/FM-004704 ASI received a complaint from Building and Woodworkers International regarding a controlled wood (FSC-STD-30-010) certified area in Malaysia held by Sabah Forest Industries and certified by Rainforest Alliance. See the public summary below for details on this case: ASI Complaint Public Summary Report- BWI vs. RA…
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